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Concept of team and competition in business

New balance (access required)

The president is asking the FTC to ban or limit non-compete clauses, which prevent millions of workers from going to work for their employers’ rivals. The move was hailed by labor rights groups who contend the provisions limit opportunities, especially for lower paid employees. But business groups say they are vital to protect company interests, stay competitive in the market and not unfairly lose out to direct industry competitors.

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Medical tree concept for your design

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The Biden administration is taking aim at mergers among hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and other health care institutions, a move that federal officials contend would reign in high medical bills and drug prices.

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New poll shows most in NJ want $10K SALT cap lifted (access required)

The limit on state and local property tax deductions was passed as part of the 2017 federal tax law signed by then-President Donald Trump, a Republican. According to FDU's survey, however: “In a rare instance of bipartisanship, equal proportions of Democrats and Republicans say the SALT cap should be removed."

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Installers work on an NRG residential solar project in Marlboro.

4 new laws aim to bolster NJ’s clean energy agenda (access required)

“We are on our way to putting New Jersey firmly back in our rightful place as a world leader of innovation,” the governor said July 9. “This modernization of our energy sector isn’t just going to be good for cleaner air and our longtime fight against climate change - which it will be - it’s going to be good for our economy.”

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