Annette Catino, chief executive of QualCare, a Piscataway-based managed care company, said her team was having trouble logging on to the exchanges this morning.The home page at healthcare.gov was accessible, but attempts to enroll with specific information were frequently stalled with indefinite wait times because of heavy traffic. Delays appear to have shortened as the ...Read More »
The consequences of Washington’s inaction have already resonated across the country, and New Jersey is no exception.Here’s a quick guide to what may or may not be affected today by the shutdown.Q: Will federal Sandy relief projects continue?A: Ed Voigt, a spokesman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia office, said there will be ...Read More »
Starting Oct. 1, three health insurance companies will be competing for new customers on New Jersey’s exchange, known as the Marketplace. Once the pricing comes out — expected next week — your employees will be looking to you to see what happens to their coverage. Will you start providing insurance to your employees? Will you ...Read More »
John Dewey isn't furloughing any of his 31 employees at Dewey Electronics Corp., and he won't be closing the doors of the Oakland-based defense contracting business if the federal government shuts down at midnight, as expected.Read More »
Safer streets translate into increased potential for Camden's business community, says Gary Rago, director of the New Jersey Small Business Development Center based at Rutgers–Camden.Read More »
Boardwalks always have been susceptible to fires.
Still, the mayor of one Shore town said the blaze that ripped through the boardwalk and dozens of businesses in Seaside several weeks ago was “a wake-up call” because of its cause — electrical wiring corroded and compromised by salt water.
Work will begin in December on an $18.3 million beach replenishment project spanning the shore from Asbury Park to Avon-by-the-Sea after U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone (D-Long Branch) announced the awarding of the contract this week to an Illinois company.Read More »
Carol Katz didn't come to Trenton in 1990 to be a lobbyist.Read More »
Speaking at a conference in Newark this morning held by the African-American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey, Mayor Cory Booker called for corporate tax reform, adding that the current code needs to be “fairer and more predictable.”Read More »
In a long-awaited decision, the state Supreme Court has sided with builders and affordable-housing advocates in a battle over a decade-old policy dictating how towns must meet obligations for low- and moderate-income units.Read More »
By Ron Beit's last count, Teachers Village required approvals and oversight from nearly two dozen different agencies, governing bodies and corporate boards.Read More »