Jan 14, 2015

7M Americans have utilized Obamacare, but many uninsured have issues with ACA, survey finds

More than 7 million Americans have purchased health coverage through the online insurance exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act, but the 17 percent of Americans who remain uninsured cite affordability, disagreement with the ACA, lack of knowledge that the ACA requires them to get covered and uncertainty about how to apply, among their top...

Jan 14, 2015

Overnight PATH service won’t be cut, Port Authority chair says

A controversial cost-cutting proposal to eliminate overnight PATH service has been indefinitely tabled by Port Authority Chairman John Degnan.

Jan 14, 2015

So. Jersey’s United Way names CEO and president

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey announced Tuesday that it has named Jim Cawley its CEO and president, effective Feb. 9.

Jan 14, 2015

Eatontown-based defense contractor names new CEO

An Eatontown-based defense contractor has named a permanent CEO and president, it said Tuesday.

Jan 13, 2015

State of the State Christie praises incentives, omits Transportation Trust Fund

Namedropping recent incentive-driven projects involving the likes of Subaru and the Philadelphia 76ers in Camden and Forbes Media in Jersey City, Gov. Chris Christie said in Tuesday's annual State of the State address that the streamlining of incentives under the Economic Opportunity Act has “better targeted them to areas of our state that...

Jan 13, 2015

Christie to deliver State of the State amid low poll marks, presidential questions watch live stream

Just days after the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal erupted last January, Gov. Chris Christie entered the Assembly Chambers to deliver his annual State of the State address and announced that “mistakes were clearly made.”

Jan 13, 2015

Georgia offered Mercedes more than 23M in incentives to move, report says

So how exactly did Christopher M. Carr — commissioner of the Georgia Department of Economic Development — lure Mercedes-Benz USA away from its headquarters in Montvale to Atlanta?

Jan 12, 2015

Coming to terms The New Jersey Energy Resilience Bank making it easier to get Sandy loans

Millions of gallons of raw — in some cases, untreated — sewage poured into New Jersey rivers, canals and lakes during Hurricane Sandy.

Jan 9, 2015

Port Authority deputy executive director steps down

Port Authority Deputy Executive Director Deborah Gramiccioni announced her plans to step down, effective Feb. 1.

Jan 9, 2015

Federal prosecutors issue subpoenas for more Bridgegate documents

According to the legislative committee formed to investigate the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman’s office has subpoenaed additional documents pertaining to former Port Authority deputy executive director Bill Baroni’s testimony before the committee in 2013.

Jan 7, 2015

Law firm launches public affairs and communications agency

A Basking Ridge-based law firm announced Wednesday that it has started a public affairs and communications agency, offering services in government affairs, strategic communications and business development.

Jan 7, 2015

Municipal IT services firm makes an acquisition

A unit of Fairview-based Insync Innovations Inc. announced Wednesday that it has acquired Teaneck-based information technology solutions company First Byte Corporation.