Mar 12, 2013

Cancer advocates lead calls for Washington to restart NJ Protect enrollment

Cancer advocates are urging the federal government to allow New Jerseyans to continue enrolling in NJ Protect, a government-subsidized health insurance plan for people with existing medical conditions.

Mar 11, 2013

Sequestration cuts could slow Sandy rebuild, lawmakers warn

Democratic congressional leaders are worried a 5 percent cut in funds earmarked for Hurricane Sandy rebuilding efforts will cause further delays in rebuilding homes and businesses along the Jersey Shore.

Mar 11, 2013

State Street For businesses, labeling bill is food for thought

A bill that would require the labeling of genetically modified food drew plenty of lively discussion from the business community as it went before a committee in the state Senate last week.

Mar 11, 2013

Putting prison site under EDA control a good fit for agency

When a new state law called for the Economic Development Authority to take control of the former Riverfront State Prison site, it put the land in the hands of one of Camden's most prominent landlords.

Mar 11, 2013

175M allocation for Camden aid is nearly exhausted, EDA reports

During a decade of managing the Camden Economic Recovery Board, the state Economic Development Authority has used more than $165 million in funding to spur nearly seven times that amount in total investment in the city.

Mar 7, 2013

February revenue collections ahead of forecast for third straight month

Perhaps the much-derided "Jersey Comeback" was just really late, as opposed to being a no-show altogether.

Mar 7, 2013

Report With lack of ‘riveting issue,’ lobbying fell sharply in 2012

Lobbying dropped off significantly in 2012, according to a new report from the Election Law Enforcement Commission.

Mar 7, 2013

Ensuring federal Sandy aid isn’t hauled away with all the debris

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, many a roadway was blocked by a tangle of tree limbs, power lines and other random debris. For local officials hoping to qualify for federal cleanup reimbursement, the debris might as well have been tangled in red tape.

Mar 6, 2013

Christie, lawmakers pledge quick action on incentives bill

The push to revamp the state's development and business incentives won public support today from Gov. Chris Christie and two top Democratic lawmakers, who pledged quick action on a bill that will move through the Legislature starting next week.

Mar 6, 2013

When Sandy slammed food distributor, it turned to SBDC for aid

Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno visited a Kearny-based food distributor this afternoon as the first stop on a statewide tour highlighting key resources available to small businesses.

Mar 6, 2013

Lockheed Martin gets 100 million contract with Navy

Global security and defense firm Lockheed Martin announced Tuesday it was awarded a five-year, $100 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide engineering services to all ships equipped with the military's Aegis combat system.

Mar 5, 2013

Business generally supportive of Christie budget as Senate begins probe

Lawmakers began vetting Gov. Chris Christie's week-old budget proposal Tuesday as the Senate Budget Committee held its first hearing on the fiscal 2014 spending plan.