“New Jersey is serious about attracting the high-tech jobs of the future,” said Tom Kean, the last governor to fund such a measure.
Other bills up for a vote include a measure that would establish a “clean car” commission and another that would bar workers compensation claimants from being billed for approved medical services.
Officials draw praise from Goya Foods for responsiveness when it came to keeping its operations in New Jersey, as opposed to going out of state.
New Jersey's urban entrepreneurs can take advantage of a program sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration that will coach them on how to raise capital, then bring them to New York to pitch their businesses to bankers and investors.
Gov. Chris Christie announced today an additional $10 million in funding is included in the 2013 fiscal year budget for community health centers, bringing the total funding amount to $50 million.
Calling it “information overload,” a business group is shooting down a state senator's proposal for more notification about the state's family leave program, saying the new requirements would be burdensome for businesses.
A proposal to establish a new state transportation infrastructure bank is receiving backing from contractors, who see it as a means of tapping a new federal transportation financing program.
Gov. Chris Christie delivered a stinging rebuke to Democratic legislators and called on business leaders to back his agenda at a speech to the Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey today.
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.