Apr 30, 2015

Goya celebrates new Jersey City HQ #8212 and staying in New Jersey

By Wednesday night, you could find workers loading up the trucks at Goya Foods’ vast distribution center in Jersey City, preparing deliveries for many of its 13,000 customers in the region. In other words, it was business as usual. But it was only hours earlier that the sprawling facility was the site of an all-out celebration, complete with...

Apr 29, 2015

N.J. League of Municipalities reportedly names new executive director

The New Jersey State League of Municipalities has named Assistant Director Michael Darcy as the organization's next executive director, according to a Star-Ledger report.

Apr 29, 2015

Workforce solutions company expands into government relocation market

Morris Plains-based workforce management solutions company Weichert Workforce Mobility Inc. said Wednesday that it has completed the acquisition of a Virginia-based government relocation management company.

Apr 28, 2015

Another key member of Choose N.J. team leaving for Texas

Another Choose New Jersey official is headed back to Texas to promote economic development there.

Apr 28, 2015

Updated Politics blocking Transportation Trust Fund deal, Sarlo says

State Sen. Paul Sarlo (D-Wood-Ridge) said Tuesday that, at least on the Senate side, there's been a deal in place for quite some time that would fund the state's depleted Transportation Trust Fund through a dedicated gas tax increase coupled with a phasing out of the estate tax.

Apr 28, 2015

Sarlo on Saatkamp’s departure ‘We still need answers’

Upon hearing about Stockton University President Herman J. Saatkamp Jr.'s abrupt departure Tuesday morning, state Sen. Paul Sarlo (D-Wood-Ridge) said he will still seek to have a Stockton official appear before the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee to explain the Galloway-based school's plans to establish a satellite campus at Atlantic...

Apr 28, 2015

Holy Name’s work in Haiti just one example of extraordinary efforts by N.J. hospitals

After seeing firsthand the massive destruction the magnitude-7.0 earthquake had caused the country of Haiti in March 2010 … after observing just how overwhelmed an already taxed health care system was coping … after trying to figure out just how his hospital in Teaneck could aid a population more than 1,400 miles away, Holy Name...

Apr 28, 2015

Breaking down the impact JOBS Act has on startups

Almost three years after being prompted to do so by the Jumpstart Our Business Startups or JOBS Act, the Securities and Exchange Commission — late last month — finally released new regulations guiding a startup's access to capital and an investor's access to investment opportunities.

Apr 28, 2015

Lessons from a lifetime of winning the insurance game

John Graham sings the praises of his own insurance company, which he said has grown tremendously since he started it in 1970 with a $9,000 loan from his father-in-law.
But there’s a reason you might want to do the same.

Apr 27, 2015

Orr to step down from advisory post on Atlantic City emergency management team

Kevyn Orr will step down from his advisory role on Gov. Chris Christie's appointed Atlantic City emergency management team to rejoin the law firm of Jones Day in Washington, D.C.

Apr 24, 2015

Global survey finds Jersey entrepreneurs feeling pretty good

Despite its much-cited woes, the New Jersey business environment doesn't fare too poorly when compared with the rest of the world in some key areas.

Apr 24, 2015

Sarlo wants resigning Stockton president to talk Showboat plan

State Sen. Paul Sarlo (D-Wood-Ridge) sent a letter to Stockton University president Herman J. Saatkamp Jr. on Thursday requesting he appear before the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee next week to discuss his school's plans to form a satellite campus at the shuttered Showboat casino in Atlantic City.