May 4, 2012

Women’s conference puts a stronger focus on career development

For the first time since its launch in the mid-1990s, the New Jersey Governor's Conference for Women will focus on hands-on career development, job counseling and networking opportunities for women in the state.

May 3, 2012

Paid-leave supporters mark law’s four-year anniversary

The supporters of New Jersey's family leave insurance law marked its fourth anniversary today, saying the program has benefited workers and their families.

May 3, 2012

Sources Bill addressing solar incentives could be proposed today

A bill intended to increase the price of solar energy — and reduce the squeeze on the state's solar industry — could be proposed in the state Senate later today, according to sources familiar with the legislation.

May 3, 2012

Environmental group that endorsed Christie gives him bad marks

Gov. Chris Christie was given a "D" grade by the New Jersey Environmental Federation, the largest green group that backed him in his 2009 election.

May 2, 2012

Lautenberg, Port Authority continue battle over toll hikes

As members of the Legislature today urged the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to suspend scheduled toll hikes, an agency official told the state's business leaders that the toll increase is the only viable option to support infrastructure projects and keep the Port Authority Trans-Hudson service in operation.

Apr 30, 2012

Racetrack owner drops challenge over Monmouth Park operator

Developer and racetrack owner John Brunetti has dropped his challenge of the state's deal to have the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association take over management of Monmouth Park Racetrack, Brunetti's attorney said today.

Apr 27, 2012

Value of health insurance hard to determine, experts say

New Jersey consumers will receive an estimated $106 million in health insurance rebates from insurance companies that fail to comply with the Medical Loss Ratio provision of the Affordable Care Act, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation report based on insurer filings to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.

Apr 27, 2012

Camden pushes local shopping message to assist small-business owners

A new campaign launched today by Camden County's Economic Development and Business Services team will partner municipalities with more than 170 local businesses to promote the benefits of shopping locally and spur job growth.

Apr 26, 2012

Calif. company plans to bring six medical marijuana ‘superstores’ to N.J.

A California company is planning to open what it's billing as six medical marijuana "superstores" in New Jersey, with the first opening sometime this summer.

Apr 26, 2012

Tech accelerator launches website, begins accepting applicants

A technology business accelerator backed by the state is launching its website today, and has begun taking applicants for a 12-week course that begins in August.

Apr 25, 2012

Survey reveals divide over how to cut taxes, but agreement that relief is badly needed

New Jersey residents are divided over how politicians are planning to cut taxes, but a poll by the New Jersey Association of Realtors' Governmental Research Foundation, released Tuesday, shows voters do agree that some action is required.

Apr 23, 2012

Jersey City hospital CEO says hospital weaning itself off stability grant

Jersey City Medical Center received $34 million in 2008 — President and CEO Joseph Scott's first year at the hospital — from the state's Health Care Stabilization Fund program in order to prevent services from being cut and to try to get the hospital on a more even financial footing.