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Jun 29, 2014

Triple Play How to discuss wealth with your children

Triple Play is a weekly NJBIZ feature that asks top executives in New Jersey to talk about three things related to their industry.

Jun 29, 2014

EDITORIAL Budget brouhaha #8212 Neither side looks good so far

The whisperings that Steve Sweeney has his eye on the governor's office have risen at least to conversational volume, if not outright shouting.

Jun 29, 2014

GRAPEVINE Budget stalemate already a foregone conclusion #8212 for now

In the last few weeks, legislative Democrats have spent a lot of their time and energy on crafting an alternative budget remedy to Gov. Chris Christie's plan to cut next year's scheduled $2.25 billion pension payment down to $681 million.

Jun 28, 2014

Bill aims to open up health plans to outside investors

A bill that allows outside investors to finance multiemployer health plans, allowing the investors to share in financial gains that a successful plan might generate, is headed for final legislative approval in Trenton on Monday.

Jun 27, 2014

‘Ban-the-box’ passes, heads to Christie’s desk

Under a new bill passed by both the Senate and Assembly Thursday, employers would be limited from conducting criminal background checks on job applicants until after an initial interview has taken place.

Jun 26, 2014

State Senate passes sports betting bill

The state Senate has overwhelmingly passed an alternative bill to bring sports betting to New Jersey casinos and racetracks, following Monday's setback at the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Jun 26, 2014

Democrats pass budget with tax increases on millionaires, businesses

A Democrat-backed, $34.1 billion budget that enables the state to make a full pension payment in the upcoming fiscal year — in part by raising taxes on businesses and millionaires — is now headed to Gov. Chris Christie’s desk.

Jun 26, 2014

New Jerseyans making an impact in mobile app world

Home seems to be just as good a place as any for promising mobile apps.

Jun 26, 2014

350M logistics center coming to Linden

The North American subsidiary of an Australian company received entitlement approvals for a $350 million logistics center in Linden.

Jun 26, 2014

BCDC teams up with Etsy to help crafty entrepreneurs

Brick City Development Corporation has partnered with e-commerce website Etsy to bring the Craft Entrepreneurship program to Newark. The program focuses on helping low-income individuals with artistic skills start their own business.

Jun 26, 2014

State picks consultant to analyze Newark health services

Navigant Consulting Inc. was chosen by a state agency Thursday to analyze health care services in the greater Newark area – a study whose scope includes recommending possible consolidation or regionalization of services now provided by the area's five hospitals and four other publicly-funded health facilities.

Jun 26, 2014

Biotech company appoints new CEO

Bridgewater-based clinical-stage biotech company Senesco Technologies Inc. announced Thursday that it appointed a new CEO.