A provision in the Affordable Care Act will offer substantial tax credits to small-business owners who offer subsidized coverage to their employees. But as with all other things related to the ACA, business owners are taking a wait-and-see approach.Read More »
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Oftentimes, the best approach to growth is to take stock of your assets and work like crazy to bring them to their full potential. Such is the case for New Jersey: There's plenty to work with, but its business climate hasn't always offered entrepreneurs the best environment for achieving success.Read More »
The business community in New Jersey has always enjoyed a positive relationship with Gov. Chris Christie.Read More »
State officials will steer $75 million in federal funds toward development, downtown revitalization and financing for small businesses in regions impacted by Hurricane Sandy, following approval today of a new program by the Economic Development Authority.Read More »
To commemorate Women's Equality Day — the anniversary of women winning the right to vote in the United States — elected officials joined women from a variety of organizations on the steps of the Statehouse, in Trenton, to push voters to approve a minimum wage increase this November.Read More »
The state is teaming with the federal government to design a localized electric grid for NJ Transit, a move aimed at ensuring its busy rail network stays up and running during the next Hurricane Sandy or emergency.Read More »
The MidJersey Chamber of Commerce will explore the future of health care while helping businesses figure out how to comply with the Affordable Care Act during a daylong conference Sept. 10 in New Brunswick.Read More »
Environmental advocates have filed documents with the federal government protesting a controversial plan for a liquefied natural gas facility off the coast of Sandy Hook.Read More »
Two years ago, the Hackensack University Medical Center system had revenues of about $1.1 billion.
But that wasn't enough for CEO Robert Garrett, who saw an opportunity to cement its leadership role and a need to expand to survive changes in the 2010 health care reform law.
Now that a bill to remake the state's business incentives has cleared the Legislature, stakeholders have turned their attention to how and when Gov. Chris Christie will tweak the Economic Opportunity Act through an expected conditional veto.Read More »