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 »
At Il Giardino Pizza, in Cranford, it takes four people to keep the eatery up and running. There's Anthony Scuderi, the owner, who's on site roughly 12 hours a day, six days a week. And then there are his three employees — all of whom are from Mexico and willing to work the grueling 12-hour days he said many Americans scoff at.Read More »
A long-awaited bill to revamp New Jersey's business incentives is headed to Gov. Chris Christie's desk — and top lawmakers hope he'll use his conditional veto to settle some of the issues that have stalled the measure in recent months.Read More »
With the Senate scheduled to vote on a bill that would revamp New Jersey's business incentives, its top Assembly sponsor said he is “cautiously optimistic” the measure will move ahead without any new amendments.Read More »
Action on a bill that would revamp New Jersey’s corporate incentive programs is set to resume this week.
Unless it doesn’t.
Redeveloping Harrison has been a test of patience for local officials and more than a half-dozen builders with plans for its tired industrial waterfront. But one of their biggest payoffs became reality today, when the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey broke ground on a new $256 million PATH station in the Hudson County town.Read More »