N.J. prepares to bet on privatized lottery
State prepares to welcome proposals from private companies to take over management of its lottery, and possibly expand it to the Internet.
Spectra pipeline under construction, but lawsuits pending
Efforts to block the high-profile pipeline extension are stuck in a holding pattern as a federal agency continues its review of project.
FAA giving 18.6M to N.J. airports for repairs, construction
Atlantic City International and Trenton-Mercer are among the biggest recipients, according to New Jersey’s U.S. senators.
PATH unveils 66 million command center
The upgrades come at a time when the bistate agency expects record traffic on the trans-Hudson system.
Women, minorities to benefit under construction training program
A construction program aims to provide training for about 40 women and minority residents of Newark.
Business hears Christie message ‘loud and clear’
State business leaders praise Christie’s keynote speech at the Republican convention, but say he still has work to do at home.
Virtua moving forward on digital medical records
Wide adoption of electronic patient records is helping hospital system position itself as a candidate for incentive funding as health reform deadlines near.
Dunellen development plan gets transit village designation
Development expert notes builders are keen to work in such areas, which have been wild successes in municipalities like Morristown and Rutherford.
Offshore drilling debate renewed following Romney comments
Petroleum Council seeks seismic testing to determine coastal capacity, but critics say drilling would devastate a $1 billion tourist economy.
Federal health officials finalize health plan ID system
The new coding guidelines are designed to save $6 billion over the next 10 years by standardizing billing formats.
Beach protection funding key to state’s economy, congressmen argue
Lautenberg and Pallone want to expand funding for testing water pollution to maintain strength of tourism in New Jersey.
Business leaders see keynote material without ‘comeback’
Advocates expect the message to focus on Christie’s ability to compromise with Democrats, and touting reform efforts in New Jersey as indications of what Romney can accomplish.