But expert says the decision may make the DEP more vigilant about investigations, which could make it tougher to companies.
Federal program aims to reward employers who work to reverse decades-long process of outsourcing jobs.
Funding will go to training and marketing, in order to help New Jersey grow its base of small-business exporters.
Both issues were hotly contested by industry and environmentalists, who clashed over the potential for development in protected areas and the potential consequence of hydraulic fracturing.
Business groups oppose a bill that advanced in the Senate that would bar employers from asking employees for information on social media sites.
A developer said the Rutgers restructuring helped New Brunswick make a real play for the drugmaker’s research center, whereas six months ago, “I don’t think we would have been in play.”
More than 200 business owners signed a letter urging the governor to implement the Affordable Care Act as soon as possible, rather than waiting for the presidential election cycle to end.
Hess will build the plant with the help of a subsidy; expert says there’s little incentive to build plants without help from the state.
New Jersey Future says the Urban Transit Hub incentive shouldn’t be measured by workers riding the train every day, but by its ability to reverse decades of policy that promoted development in suburban areas without transit service.
A Senate committee moves forward a bill to create ties between the business and university communities.
An assemblyman plans to introduce legislation that would attempt to regulate reality TV show production in Garden State towns.
It’s the second incentive awarded to the Morris Township-based company, though agency officials said Honeywell never applied for a grant under the BRRAG program the state expanded to retain the firm.