Soligenix Inc. hasn't claimed benefits from the Orphan Drug Tax Credit because the pre-revenue company has yet to generate taxable profits.Read More »
When NPS Pharmaceuticals received federal approval to sell Gattex earlier this year, it was great news for those who suffer from short-bowel syndrome — a very rare disease.
It also was great news for the Bedminster company, which stands to benefit from $50 million in tax credit for developing this so-called orphan drug.
Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop's sick-leave proposal — under which employers with more than 10 employees must allow both full and part-time workers to accrue five paid sick days a year — is causing a stir well before the measure goes before the city council Wednesday.Read More »
Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop's plan to make his city the first in New Jersey to require employers to provide paid sick days is drawing support from unions and advocacy groups, but opposition from business lobbyists — who are also fighting a bill in Trenton that would mandate paid sick time for all New Jersey workers.Read More »
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A voter-approved bond for higher education construction took center stage today, when state officials unveiled an $86 million project to transform a former Newark high school into new facilities for the New Jersey Institute of Technology.Read More »
Dr. Robert Eidus believes Vanguard Medical Group’s story will resonate with doctors who want to remain independent, rather than be employed by hospitals — but who are frustrated with the mounting bureaucracy and expense of running a medical practice.Read More »
A provision in the Affordable Care Act will offer substantial tax credits to small-business owners who offer subsidized coverage to their employees. But as with all other things related to the ACA, business owners are taking a wait-and-see approach.Read More »
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Oftentimes, the best approach to growth is to take stock of your assets and work like crazy to bring them to their full potential. Such is the case for New Jersey: There's plenty to work with, but its business climate hasn't always offered entrepreneurs the best environment for achieving success.Read More »
The business community in New Jersey has always enjoyed a positive relationship with Gov. Chris Christie.Read More »
State officials will steer $75 million in federal funds toward development, downtown revitalization and financing for small businesses in regions impacted by Hurricane Sandy, following approval today of a new program by the Economic Development Authority.Read More »