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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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Federal government shutdown slows private-sector employment growth in N.J., economists say

Small business gains were notably meager — a trend economists blame mostly on uncertainty caused by the federal government shutdown. Rutgers University economics professor Joseph Seneca said national indicators are consistent with New Jersey, where the job market is progressing with “a light foot on the accelerator.” “We’re stuck — not in neutral, but certainly ...

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Tel-Instrument gets additional 1.24M in Navy orders

The new orders come as part of a contract worth up to $9.5 million to the company. The contract is in support of the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Army and various foreign military sales customers.According to the announcement, with the three delivery orders announced last week, the U.S. Navy has placed orders for ...

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