Feb 13, 2012

Permitting builders to keep plans active

With the construction market continuing its slow thaw, the state's homebuilders are rallying behind a bill to keep the current permits valid for another two years.

Feb 13, 2012

Dream team

When Dale F. Florio talks about the group he has assembled at Princeton Public Affairs Group over the past 25 years, he uses the word "team."

Feb 10, 2012

Public will get chance to discuss strategic development plan

Public hearings on a new blueprint for statewide economic growth are slated to begin next week, marking one of the last steps state officials will take before adopting a plan to strengthen New Jersey's key industries and most vibrant regions.

Feb 10, 2012

24M beach rescue funding critical to aid N.J. tourism, say stakeholders

A $24 million federal investment in beach replenishment, flood mitigation and storm damage reduction projects throughout the New Jersey coastline will give beaches the restoration they need to remain competitive during tourist season, U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-Cliffside Park) said Thursday.

Feb 9, 2012

LLC revisions under review in Trenton, while fracking prohibition advances

The largest overhaul of state laws overseeing limited liability corporations could advance today, while another bill banning hydraulic fracturing in the state did advance.

Feb 8, 2012

Residential developers aim for piece of proposed 1B Urban Transit Hub expansion

Residential real estate developers are playing a key role behind the push to pump another $1 billion in incentives into the Urban Transit Hub tax credit program, according to people familiar with the process.

Feb 8, 2012

In report, red tape-cutting team says it’s made N.J. a better home to business

The climate for the state's businesses has improved as efforts to establish a more efficient and business-friendly regulatory environment, streamline government, and cut costs for companies have made progress over the past year, according to a Red Tape Review Commission report released today.

Feb 6, 2012

FDA guidelines offer little clarity on social media

After years of waiting, the Food and Drug Administration released its first word on social media in late December.

Feb 6, 2012

Brewers eye untapped market

Greg Zaccardi, founder and president of High Point Brewing Co., in Butler, is frustrated with New Jersey beer laws.

Feb 6, 2012

Maximum resistance to minimum wage hike

A proposal to raise New Jersey's minimum wage by $1.25 per hour is raising concern from employer groups about how the measure would impact employment and investment in the state.

Feb 6, 2012

Urban renewal more than bricks, mortar

John Schreiber has only known Al Koeppe for seven months, but it hasn't taken him long to learn what many New Jersey business and political leaders have known for decades.

Feb 3, 2012

SBA’s disaster readiness webinar puts focus on foresight

The Small Business Administration and Agility Recovery Solutions will host a webinar on crisis communications strategies for small businesses on Feb. 14, the second in their series of free disaster planning webinars.