Gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono's expected selection of a female union leader as running mate has drawn ire from business groups, who argue the Democratic ticket's policy positions don't bode well for the state's commercial interests.Read More »
Bright Star, a Newark technology firm employing veterans, is expanding its services to offer cloud-based products to state and local governments.Read More »
Since being conceived nearly a decade ago, plans to redevelop a former lumber yard at the edge of downtown Red Bank have been threatened by litigation, the fall of the condominium market and the real estate downturn.Read More »
Decades of declines in Detroit came to a head last week, as the city became the largest municipality ever to file for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection. And while experts say New Jersey municipalities have troubles of their own, it's not likely such a scenario will be played out in the Garden State.Read More »
U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance has introduced legislation exempting user fees paid by drug and device companies to improve product reviews from federal budget cuts.Read More »
State officials have made their first buyout offers to homeowners whose properties were slammed by Hurricane Sandy, with plans to start closing the sales before Labor Day.Read More »
A decade ago, Vermont's first-term Republican governor was growing tired of waging war over wages.
“There were always these very large battles around whether or not the minimum wage should go up, and how much,” said Betsy Bishop, who served as chief of staff and economic development commissioner under Gov. Jim Douglas.
NJ Transit will spend more than $1 billion on infrastructure repairs and upgrades this fiscal year, but riders won't see an increase in fares.Read More »
Investment sales in northern New Jersey's apartment sector have kept up a brisk pace, but questions over interest rates may start to weigh heavily on traders and brokers.Read More »
New York City's 2013 election is shaping up to be something of a redemption-fest, as Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer seek to return to politics after being chased from office by after-hours antics involving Twitter photos and prostitutes, respectively.Read More »