Stating any raise for prominent public employees in the current economic conditions would be "inappropriate," Gov. Chris Christie, state Sen. Thomas Kean Jr. (R- Westfield) and Rep. Alex DeCroce (R-Whippany) announced Wednesday they would not appoint anyone to the Public Officers...
With plenty of CEOs at small businesses saying the economic recovery is stagnant and not going anywhere, a recent confidence survey shows many small-business leaders believe the economy is no better off than it was two years ago.
With the New Jersey Sierra Club reporting beach closures increased by 50 percent in 2011 — from 109 to 160 since May — one New Jersey shop owner used social media to take advantage of a "captive audience."
As the head of affordable housing for the state, Department of Community Affairs Commissioner Lori Grifa will attend a dedication of a new housing complex this afternoon that was completed using the DCA's assistance.
The downgrading of government and municipal bonds is nothing new, but business owners are carefully considering the credit access of local governments as New Jersey faces challenges in selling investment bonds.
A slow economy and harsh weather drove a drop in toll collections on the New Jersey Turnpike and the Garden State Parkway, but the gap won't be plugged with more tolls, Turnpike Authority Chairman James S. Simpson said at a meeting this morning.
Public Service Enterprise Group spends nearly $1 billion with Garden State vendors annually and pays its own New Jersey-resident employees nearly the same amount, according to statistics provided by the company.