Nov 28, 2011

Report chides N.J. on RGGI fund use

Gov. Chris Christie called the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative a "failure" when he announced in May that New Jersey would pull out from the 10-state pollution-reduction pact. 

Nov 28, 2011

Domino effect

New Jersey stands to gain hundreds of millions of dollars, thousands of jobs and jumpstart the ailing casino and horse racing industries,

Nov 23, 2011

Gas rebate measure headed to full Senate for vote

The Senate commerce committee on Monday unanimously voted in favor of allowing gasoline companies to offer rebates to customers in New Jersey. It now awaits its chance before the full Senate, which could come Dec. 15.

Nov 22, 2011

Pa. firm awarded 12M contract for I-280 renovation in Newark

The renovation of the I-280/Route 21 interchange in Newark will be handled by Michael Baker Jr. Inc., a subsidiary of Michael Baker Corp., of Moon Township, Pa.

Nov 22, 2011

Health Department recommends reopening Pascack Valley Hospital

Hackensack University Medical Center is one step closer to reopening a community hospital on the grounds of Pascack Valley Hospital.

Nov 21, 2011

Grifa leaving Community Affairs in second cabinet departure this month

Gov. Chris Christie announced this afternoon that Lori Grifa, commissioner of the Department of Community Affairs, would be leaving to return to the private sector, effective Jan. 2.

Nov 21, 2011

Business slams updated telecom deregulation bill

The state Legislature wasted no time addressing the issue of telecommunications and cable deregulation when it reconvened Monday.

Nov 21, 2011

Assembly committee reviewing expansion of Urban Transit Hub tax credit

Another round of changes may be in store for the state's Urban Transit Hub tax credit program, which would be amended under a version of the Grow New Jersey incentive bill up for review today by an Assembly committee.

Nov 21, 2011

Business owner speaks highly of Guadagno as 100-company tour closes

A visit to Switlik Parachute, in Trenton, last week was the final stop for Kim Guadagno's 100 Business Initiative, which has given the lieutenant governor a front-row seat to what drives New Jersey employers.

Nov 18, 2011

NJ-HITEC reaches milestone in movement to digitize doctors’ records

The New Jersey Health Information Technology Extension Center, a federally funded support program established by the New Jersey Institute of Technology, announced Thursday that 5,000 health care providers had signed up to take part in the program, triggering more funding to support doctors in transferring to electronic health...

Nov 17, 2011

Romney’s N.J. host committee includes Christie’s brother, other confidants

The New Jersey host committee for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has been chosen and includes the governor’s brother and other close confidants, NJBIZ has learned.

Nov 16, 2011

Triple Five Xanadu completion ‘not economically viable’ without wetlands development

The developer of the long-stalled retail and entertainment complex previously known as Xanadu continued to insist today that its plans for completing the project and rebranding it American Dream Meadowlands are "not economically viable" without its plan to build upon a 5.5-acre tract of wetlands.