NJBIZ - en-us Copyright 2016 NJBIZ Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:39:04 EST Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:39:04 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/DIVERSIFIED/161029926&source=RSS Latino community aims to show it has power at the bank, voting booth What does it take to court Latino voters? That question has become easier to answer, as the overall Hispanic community has been flexing its economic power in the presence of politicians in the state. Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:23:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/DIVERSIFIED/161029926&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029927&source=RSS Entrepreneurship center, incubator share business development ideas with Chinese delegation The Women's Center for Entrepreneurship Corporation in Chatham and JuiceTank in Somerset co-hosted the Shanghai Minhang District Economic Committee, a delegation of 11 male and seven female government officials from China, last Thursday at the JuiceTank facility. Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029927&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029928&source=RSS Officials open new affordable-apartment building in Newark Officials in Newark cut the ribbon on a new building downtown that features nearly 50 affordable housing units, they announced Monday. Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:33:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029928&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029929&source=RSS JLL expands retail brokerage services adds SVP JLL is expanding its retail brokerage services in New Jersey, it said recently, bringing on board veteran retail real estate executive Marta Person Villa as a senior vice president. Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:11:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029929&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029930&source=RSS Verisk Analytics acquires Analyze Re Verisk Analytics Inc. , a data analytics provider based in Jersey City, announced Monday it has acquired Analyze Re, a software analytics provider for the insurance and reinsurance industries. Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:07:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029930&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029931&source=RSS Peapack-Gladstone Bank appoints chief risk officer Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corp. and Peapack Gladstone Bank announced Friday it has promoted Timothy E. Doyle to senior vice president, chief risk officer at the bank. Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:52:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029931&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029932&source=RSS South Beach at Long Branch development hires contractor for preconstruction services B. Harvey Construction has been hired for preconstruction services at the South Beach at Long Branch residential complex, developer FEM South Beach Urban Renewal LLC announced recently. Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:49:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029932&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029935&source=RSS ATT's merger with Time Warner leaves Verizon in the dust ATT's 85. 4-billion megadeal to acquire Time Warner is an unprecedented bid to diversify the telecom giant as network operators nationwide scramble to marry their communications pipes with exclusive content. Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:44:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029935&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029936&source=RSS N.J. 23 cent gas tax hike deal Your questions answered on who pays more, and less Gov. Chris Christie recently signed a transportation funding package into law that will raise New Jersey's gasoline tax from the one of the lowest in the nation to one of the highest. Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:43:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029936&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029937&source=RSS Is the gas tax hike unconstitutional? A handful of legislators are considering a last-ditch lawsuit against the controversial gasoline tax hike set to take effect on Nov. 1. Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:43:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029937&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029938&source=RSS Atlantic City's woes likely to doom N.J. casino expansion Interest groups have waged a record-setting spending battle over a New Jersey ballot question on whether to expand casino gaming to North Jersey. One side of the fight, however, is bracing for defeat Nov. 8. Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:42:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029938&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029939&source=RSS Richard Mola, longtime Elmwood Park mayor and former Bergen freeholder, dies at 80 Richard Mola, Elmwood Park&#8217s mayor for the past 45 years and the longest-serving sitting mayor in the state, was praised by friends on both sides of the political aisle for his gentlemanly manner and political passion on Friday after word spread of his death. Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:41:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029939&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029940&source=RSS Bridget Kelly back on stand in Bridgegate after notable first day She cried, she laughed and did her best to explain the emails that appeared to paint her as a driving force in a rogue political operation. Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:41:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029940&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029941&source=RSS North Jersey's other span has lower profile, easier pace than the GWB Duane Marsh works in his own kind of paradise, surrounded by chipmunks, bald eagles and his hunting buddies. But sometimes he would rather work in a tollbooth at the George Washington Bridge. His envy occurs primarily in winter, when Marsh is standing in the middle of traffic on North Jersey&#8217s other interstate toll bridge, getting pelted by. . . Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029941&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029942&source=RSS NJ Transit chief a no-show at a legislative hearing on safety New Jersey Transit&#8217s new executive director was a no-show on Friday when it came time to face state lawmakers here and explain the agency&#8217s worsening safety record. Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:39:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029942&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029943&source=RSS Fundamental changes in power industry will change life in N.J., Northeast Major trends are reshaping the electric power industry, which will likely change the way people power their homes, travel from one place to another, and even heat their houses, according to a new report. Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:39:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029943&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029944&source=RSS Watch out Wal-Mart. Amazon is coming after the grocery business For years, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has followed Amazon. com Inc. , putting inventory online and starting its own version of a marketplace where third-party merchants can sell their wares. Now Amazon is returning the favor. Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:38:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029944&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029945&source=RSS Poll N.J. voters largely reject North Jersey casino expansion A majority of New Jersey registered voters, some 70 percent, oppose the upcoming ballot referendum plan to expand casino gaming in the state to northern New Jersey, according to a new Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind Poll released Monday. Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:26:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029945&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029957&source=RSS Taxing event How accounting firms are preparing clients for sudden change in laws around N.J.-Pennsylvania border A love for sudden changes? Not a trait totally necessary for the tax accounting profession, let&#8217s face it. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029957&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029965&source=RSS Diversity and the financial sector The economic downturn of 2008 &#8212 or what was known as the financial meltdown on Wall Street &#8212 spurred a lot of change in the financial services industry as it grappled with why it happened and how to prevent it from ever happening again. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:01:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161024/NJBIZ01/161029965&source=RSS