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Hampshire Cos. starts work on 460,000-square-foot industrial building in Carteret

The Morristown developer broke ground last week on the 460,000-square-foot facility on Bryla Street, borough officials said. When complete, the project will span 33 acres just off Exit 12 of the New Jersey Turnpike and minutes from Port Newark-Elizabeth, where demand for industrial space is expected to swell in the coming years.Hampshire said last month ...

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Port Authority OKs 100M in road upgrades for N.J. terminals

The agency’s board of commissioners authorized the program at its latest meeting in New York, sending new funds to an effort to modernize roads built decades ago. In a news release, the authority said the $105 million program includes the design, construction and realignment of portions of the five major access roads to the shipping ...

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Policy group State should provide more ACA subsidies

But in a press conference Tuesday, NJPP and the consumer group NJ for Health Care Coalition said most people are better off shopping for new, comprehensive coverage on the ACA Marketplace, where many will qualify for a federal subsidy to defray the cost of coverage.According to NJPP, only one percent of New Jerseyans – 110,000 ...

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NJBIZ Twitter List New Jersey Journalists

Tell us who else should be on the list by leaving a comment (we moderate them so it won’t show up right away, but we’ll read and publish it) or finding us on Twitter, where we’re @NJBIZ. Tweets from https://twitter.com/NJBIZ/nj-journalists// <![CDATA[!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p "://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");

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Labor unions back candidates in 2014 Newark mayoral race

Baraka, a former deputy mayor, received the nod from the Communications Workers of America, which claims to represent roughly 1,900 workers residing in the city in addition to 40,000 state workers and 15,000 county and municipal workers statewide. “Ras Baraka understands this isn’t just about an election, it’s about building a movement to revitalize urban ...

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Expert Small business owners need to talk with their employees about health care before talking to insurers

Vladimir St. Phard, president of Customized Benefit Solutions in Hightstown, said the first step for small business owners is to talk to everyone except insurance companies. St. Phard said employers first need to ask themselves why they provide health insurance to their workers in the first place. “Because if you are offering it in order ...

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NFIB: Latest ACA plan won’t sell in New Jersey

“I don’t think you can put the toothpaste back in the tube,” said Jack Mozloom, spokesman for the New Jersey chapter of the National Federation of Independent Businesses. “The bad news regarding this program has just been relentless for the last month and a half. What’s alarming is how much we didn’t know about the ...

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