An extension of the federal payroll tax cut and unemployment benefits passed today by U.S. Congress won applause in the House of Representatives, but representatives of New Jersey's health care community said they were discouraged that no long-term solution was included to handle Medicare reimbursements.
A proposed consolidation between Scotch Plains and Fanwood seeks to accomplish some of the same aims as an agreement reached in the Princetons, but has one noticeable difference: the Union County municipalities' combination is driven by residents, not the towns.
President Barack Obama's proposal to expand and simplify a small-business health care tax credit program could help some 150,000 small-business owners in New Jersey stave off rising coverage costs, according to a report by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
The court battle over the fate of the Council on Affordable Housing continued today, with the Fair Share Housing Center arguing a move by the Gov. Chris Christie administration to bring COAH's duties under gubernatorial oversight is unlawful.
The origin of what has become a key milestone for the state’s Economic Development Authority came in July 2009, when the Urban Transit Hub tax credit program was amended to include sites serviced by freight rail.
Federal legislation enacted in the aftermath of the 2008 financial meltdown, joining sometimes decades-old laws, have placed new compliance and reporting requirements among other new rules and duties on banking institutions, giving bankers more to do beyond serving customers, industry professional say.
Working in one of the most heavily regulated industries in the nation, bankers extol the positive aspects of government efforts to closely monitor "too-big-to-fail" institutions, police less-than-honest actors and protect businesses and consumers — but they also say many rules and regulations bring higher costs and...
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