Mar 19, 2013

Legislature gets out of the waiting room on health exchange

Some Democrats were peeved after the governor twice rebuffed their efforts to create a state health insurance exchange, and Trenton health policy sources weren't surprised to see the Legislature asserting its role by creating a monitoring task force that could be approved as early as this week.

Mar 18, 2013

DOBI may be responsible for outreach on health exchange

To help ensure thousands of New Jerseyans learn how to get government-subsidized health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, the Legislature may require the state Department of Banking and Insurance to lead a coordinated, statewide campaign to raise awareness about the health insurance exchange the federal government will launch in New Jersey...

Mar 18, 2013

New law governing LLCs takes effect

The Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act signed in September by Gov. Chris Christie became effective today for all LLCs formed in New Jersey on or after this date. For LLCs formed before today, the new rules will apply beginning March 1, 2014.

Mar 18, 2013

Coscia tapped to chair Amtrak board

Anthony Coscia has been elected chair of the board of directors of Amtrak, succeeding Thomas C. Carper, the agency announced this morning.

Mar 15, 2013

Bills to overhaul business incentives go on back burner as Trenton readies for budget hearings

Closely watched bills that would reshape the state's business and development incentives will have to wait until at least early May, their two top sponsors said today, as lawmakers fine-tune the measures while getting through several weeks of budget hearings.

Mar 14, 2013

Honeywell gets 40 million Grow New Jersey grant, again

For the second time in six months, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority approved a 10-year, $40 million grant to entice Honeywell International Inc. to keep its headquarters in the Garden State.

Mar 14, 2013

Chamber chief hopes for return to bipartisanship as federal Sandy aid arrives

New Jersey Chamber of Commerce President Thomas Bracken said today he is hopeful the Sandy rebuilding funds now headed to the state will help reinvigorate the bipartisan cooperation in Trenton that was interrupted by both Sandy and the presidential campaign, and help move the state forward to continue action on initiatives to help businesses.

Mar 14, 2013

Unlocking development potential in ailing city

When Donald Norcross looks at the brushy, 16-acre swath of vacant land that once housed Riverfront State Prison, he sees a rare opportunity for Camden.

Mar 13, 2013

State puts priority on hiring laid-off pharma workers

Companies in New Jersey that are hiring now have a financial incentive to fill those open positions with former pharmaceutical industry employees.

Mar 13, 2013

Business groups applaud Christie course on federal Sandy aid

Gov. Chris Christie's plan to spend half a billion dollars of federal Hurricane Sandy aid on small businesses and tourism is gaining wide support from the business community.

Mar 12, 2013

Christie’s Sandy spending plan includes 300M in small-business grants

Small businesses hurt by Hurricane Sandy will be eligible for a share of up to $300 million in grants, according to Gov. Chris Christie's newly released spending plan for the first installment of federal recovery aid.

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.