According to a report from Monmouth University, 52% of the New Jersey electorate approve of the job the governor is doing, compared to 54% in August and 57% in May.
The federal award, which the New Jersey Business Action Center will distribute to businesses seeking to sell internationally as part of its NJSTEP program, marks a 25% increase over 2020, and the largest in the initiative's history.
The $9.9 million NJ Emerge incentive will go to Party City, which plans to bring 357 new employment positions to the state, on top of its current 338 full-time jobs.
The report from Monmouth University Polling Institute finds New Jersey's current governor with a 13-point lead over his opponent--compared to a 16-point lead in August polling. Still, a significant number of voters said they had no real opinion of the challenger's views, or that they did not know what those views were.
Not able to work, prohibited from getting to work, or lost a family member making you the primary bread winner because of the recent storm? If so, you could be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance.
The initiatives focus on aviation, biomanufacturing, clean energy and “smart ports,” which NJEDA Chief Executive Officer Tim Sullivan said all boast “potential to drive transformative economic growth and job creation.”
Businesses there can apply for low-interest loans from the SBA for up to $2 million to cover the costs of physical damages, and business interruption stemming from the storm.
Tim Sullivan – head of the NJEDA, which is overseeing the $10.5 million pool of money – said there’s plenty to go around before applications close on Sept. 24.
An agreement between SOSV and the NJEDA calls for HAX to attract, develop and support 100 startups over the next five years. It'll lease up to 60,000 square feet of space for up to 200 founders and their staff, as well as fabrication and prototyping workshops. There, those companies will receive facilities, mentorship, education and financial investment.
Eligible cases are eradicated automatically by the judiciary, after which it's removed from the court’s public record. The person charged no longer has to report the case on applications for jobs, housing or college admissions.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said that 468,600 positions have returned to the state, which still lags behind much of the nation with one of the highest unemployment rates hovering over 7% for months now.
The NJEDA will accept applications beginning next month for the first tranche of aid under a $100 million plan that is part of a $14.5 billion state incentive economic package the governor approved in January.