Sep 27, 2012

Environmental case unlikely to ease liability, exposure for businesses in contaminated sites

But expert says the decision may make the DEP more vigilant about investigations, which could make it tougher to companies.

Sep 26, 2012

Working to bring manufacturing jobs back to U.S. shores

Federal program aims to reward employers who work to reverse decades-long process of outsourcing jobs.

Sep 26, 2012

Guadagno touts SBA grant as key tool to get N.J. companies into exporting

Funding will go to training and marketing, in order to help New Jersey grow its base of small-business exporters.

Sep 21, 2012

Christie signs Permit Extension Act, vetoes bill seeking fracking ban

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.

Sep 20, 2012

Facebook bill advances without employer-backed amendment

Business groups oppose a bill that advanced in the Senate that would bar employers from asking employees for information on social media sites.

Sep 20, 2012

With Roche gone, N.J. sets sights on ‘next target’

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.”

Sep 19, 2012

Small businesses put pressure on Christie to implement health insurance exchange

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.

Sep 18, 2012

Newark power plant secures environmental approval

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.

Sep 17, 2012

Smart growth group defends transit hub incentive in wake of critical report

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.

Sep 14, 2012

Bill fostering business-academic ties advances

A Senate committee moves forward a bill to create ties between the business and university communities.

Sep 14, 2012

Reality TV bill would prevent N.J. towns from creating a ‘Situation’

An assemblyman plans to introduce legislation that would attempt to regulate reality TV show production in Garden State towns.

Sep 13, 2012

EDA approves 40 million incentive for Honeywell

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.