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More movies? Committee to hear testimony supporting Garden State Film and Digital Media Jobs Act

“It will be a job creator for areas all across the state,” Fulop said in an interview Tuesday. The act is featured as part of a package of additional business incentives to complement the recently passed Economic Opportunity Act. State Sen. Raymond Lesniak (D-Union) is sponsoring the bill, which also calls for additional tax credits ...

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Too big to fail American Dream worth one more shot

So one of the first awards under the controversial Economic Opportunity Act goes to one of the most controversial projects in recent history. Sounds about right. Triple Five, of course, is the last developer standing that thinks it can reboot Xanadu into American Dream, a shopping and entertainment paradise in the shadow of MetLife Stadium. ...

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Business leaders fear precedent set by wage vote

With Republican Gov. Chris Christie firmly in control of the executive branch and a Democratic majority running both the Assembly and Senate, Egenton worries using the ballot box to avoid true legislating will become common. Simply put, he’s concerned about the message that was sent by Trenton. “This really does set a bad precedent,” Egenton ...

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Army weapons research center awards 21.3M engineering contract

According to the announcement, Alion will evaluate a wide range of armament systems, munitions, ancillary equipment, and enabling technologies during design, development, and production phases of the engineering life-cycle. Alion engineers and analysts will provide technical systems research and development, engineering, evaluation and program and acquisition planning and management to support projects such as improvised ...

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VA hires Rutgers to conduct first-of-its-kind, multi-million dollar genotyping study

The contract, valued at $7.5 million in the first year and undisclosed afterward, will be handled by the BioProcessing Solutions Alliance, a partnership consisting of RUCDR Infinite Biologics, a Busch Campus biorepository that collects and stores biological materials for investigation, and private company BioStorage Technologies. RUCDR Chief Operating Officer Andrew Brooks said the landmark contract ...

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