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One of Gov. Chris Christie's last acts in office was a Jan. 11 sign-off on legislation that offers up to $5 billion of incentives to Amazon, if the online retail giant chooses Newark for its second headquarters. To further sweeten the pot, the city itself is offering another $2 billion of incentives.

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Outlook 2018 Legislative changes keep small biz on its toes

Changes in legislation often present new experiences for small businesses, whether that means new opportunities — or challenges. One such piece of legislation is the Affordable Care Act. About 28 percent of ACA signups in 2014 were small business owners or self-employed entrepreneurs reliant on the legislation for health care.

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Outlook 2018 Insights on #8230 law

In 2018, experts suggest we keep our eyes peeled for the marriage of law and tech. It's coming in many forms: Think lawyers addressing cybersecurity issues, law firms delving into AI and incorporating programs that try to predict the outcomes of legal disputes.

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Sessions takes aim on marijuana enforcement

Attorney General Jeff Sessions released a memo on Thursday articulating the department’s intent to prosecute marijuana businesses under the Controlled Substances Act, going against prior communication from the federal government during the Obama administration that suggested marijuana prosecution was not a priority.

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