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Bill would boost manufacturing training programs

Under Senate Bill 2839, the state will appropriate $250,000 to the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program Inc., which the federal government will match with $250,000 of its own money. NJMEP would use the funds to boost its workforce development programs, support entry-level training, provide credentials to state residents and offer employment to the state’s underserved ...

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Lawmakers propose made-in-NJ label

Under Assembly Bill 3692, the New Jersey Department of State would be required to put together guidelines for the logo, including eligibility for manufacturers, producers and other such businesses. The Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee approved the measure in an 11-0 vote at its Monday meeting. “A state brand showcases the variety of goods ...

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