Mar 16, 2015

Selective service

Only puréed foods were supposed to be fed to one of the nursing home's residents, but solid foods ended up on the plate.

Mar 11, 2015

State Supreme Court strips COAH of affordable housing oversight after ‘long period of uncertainty’

The state Supreme Court has opted to take over regulation of affordable housing policy, taking it out of the hands of the Chris Christie administration following years of controversy and uncertainty over how towns should determine their obligations for low- and moderate-income residents.

Mar 9, 2015

The Dave Buster’s brouhaha Antiquated law about booze and gaming keeping company out of N.J.

Dave & Buster's, the uber-popular restaurant, sports bar and interactive video arcade has 73 locations in 30 states and Canada.

Mar 9, 2015

Bringing out-of-network costs into the light

There's the case of the out-of-network cardiologist who performed a pulmonary stress test on a patient, then billed Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey $12,500.
For a procedure that typically costs the insurer about $90.

Mar 7, 2015

Menendez says he is ‘not going anywhere’ amid federal corruption probe

Sen. Bob Menendez was defiant Friday amid word that federal prosecutors are preparing to file corruption charges against him, defending his relationship with a longtime friend and political donor who is at the center of the government's case.

Mar 6, 2015

Menendez to face federal corruption charges, reports say

Federal prosecutors are expected to file corruption charges against U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, according to published reports Friday afternoon.

Mar 5, 2015

Judge tells Revel to seek better offer, putting 82M Straub deal on hold

A federal bankruptcy judge told the owners of the failed Revel Casino Hotel Atlantic City to seek other offers, published reports said, declining to approve the $82 million deal that was struck last week with Florida developer Glenn Straub.

Mar 3, 2015

Public-sector unions ready to sue Christie over 2016 budget’s pension plan, they say

A group of 14 public-sector unions said Tuesday that they are planning to sue the Christie administration over its pension funding plans included in the fiscal 2016 budget.

Mar 3, 2015

Last chance to nominate someone for General Counsel of the Year

The deadline to nominate a General Counsel or Chief Legal Officer for the NJBIZ General Counsel of the Year Awards is tomorrow, March 4. To find out more about the awards program and nomination eligibility, click here. Good luck!

Mar 2, 2015

Loss of HealthCare.gov subsidies could have devastating effect on N.J., study says

New Jersey would lose $780 million a year in federal health insurance subsidies, thousands would drop their health coverage because they couldn't afford it, and a shrinking pool of customers would drive up health insurance premiums.

Mar 2, 2015

Orsen the pick to head the EDA

As the woman who defined the Economic Development Authority in her more than two decades as its leader — and the woman who helped design the EDA's current management structure at her departure — it only made sense that board Chairman Al Koeppe would reach out to Caren Franzini when he was vetting a potential candidate for the role.

Feb 25, 2015

Joseph Bottitta of Genova Burns urges women to hang out and talk feminism with the guys

A few weeks ago, I was invited to speak at a Women’s Initiative luncheon at Genova Burns in Newark. This was the first time I had ever delivered such a presentation on my own (devoid of fellow panelists), and I was excited to learn that because I am 26, a single woman and a reporter that researches and writes about issues concerning women...