NJBIZ - en-us Copyright 2017 NJBIZ Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:45:31 EST Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:45:31 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429788&source=RSS SP Horizon credit rating could be lowered if state gets part of company's reserves What would happen if Gov. Chris Christie does, in fact, get his hands on some of the reserves of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey? Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429788&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/GRAPEVINE/170429790&source=RSS Grapevine analysis Insiders comment on Gov. Chris Christie's proposed reform bill Gov. Chris Christie announced Thursday he had submitted a proposed bill to the Assembly and Senate which would do two things if it became law Create more transparency within the state&#8217s largest insurer and address its 3 billion in reserves, which the governor has been eyeing for use in supporting mental health care. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:09:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/GRAPEVINE/170429790&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429791&source=RSS UNUSUAL Cornell male singing group booted from campus for hazing Cornell University officials say the college's oldest all-male a capella group has been permanently dismissed from campus for hazing that included requiring new members to put Icy Hot muscle cream on their genitals. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:34:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429791&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429792&source=RSS WORLD Trump says 'major, major' conflict with North Korea possible, but seeks diplomacy U. S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday a major conflict with North Korea is possible in the standoff over its nuclear and missile programs, but he would prefer a diplomatic outcome to the dispute. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429792&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429793&source=RSS BUSINESS Google, Amazon and Microsoft report rising profits Profits surged at four U. S. tech giants in the first three months of the year. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:29:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429793&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429794&source=RSS U.S. Congress averts shutdown hours before deadline, vote for weeklong extension Congress voted Friday on a bill to keep the federal government open through next week, averting a shutdown while negotiators hammer out a broader deal to fund agencies through September. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:27:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429794&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429795&source=RSS Morals Village Hot Pot leases at Rutgers Plaza North Plainfield-based Levin Management Corp. recently announced it has completed a 4,000-square-foot lease and is adding Morals Village Hot Pot to Rutgers Plaza in Franklin Township. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429795&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429796&source=RSS Atlantic Stewardship Bank plans new branch location in Morris County Midland Park-based Atlantic Stewardship Bank recently announced it is opening a new branch in North Jersey. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429796&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429797&source=RSS Marcus Millichap complete 2.5M sale in Orange Commercial real estate firm Marcus amp Millichap recently announced it brokered the sale of an 8,020-square-foot property in Orange. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:47:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429797&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429798&source=RSS Amtrak project at New York Penn Station to affect weekday service Amtrak will push forward with &#8220major renewal work&#8221 at New York Penn Station this summer that will significantly hamper weekday service, disrupting the daily commutes of thousands, railroad officials said Thursday. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429798&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429799&source=RSS How Trump wants to change your tax deductions Expect big changes to your deductions if Congress adopts President Donald Trump&#8217s tax changes. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429799&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429800&source=RSS Deal to turn Atlantic Club into water park reportedly called off A deal that would have seen the shuttered Atlantic Club converted into a water park has been called off, according to The Press of Atlantic City. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429800&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429801&source=RSS Port Authority bus terminal may be upgraded, not replaced A plan to replace the nation's busiest bus terminal has shifted focus to the facility's existing site in the heart of the city after a previous plan to move it a block west encountered strong resistance from lawmakers. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429801&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429802&source=RSS DEP deals another blow to PennEast pipeline project The PennEast pipeline suffered another significant blow Wednesday when the state Department of Environmental Protection ruled that the company developing the interstate, natural gas pipeline had submitted an incomplete application for water permits that are necessary for construction to begin. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429802&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429803&source=RSS Region's infrastructure 'unraveling' as leaders search for direction It was mid-day Wednesday, and reporters were trying to get the leader of the country&#8217s largest mass transit system to express a little rage. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:17:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429803&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429804&source=RSS Gannett shutting down Asbury Park Press Design Studio Gannett and the USA TODAY NETWORK announced Wednesday plans to consolidate its Asbury Park Design Studio with similar operations in other parts of the country. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429804&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429805&source=RSS Puppy wars The fight to shut puppy mills without hurting genuine breeders A bill that would strengthen what some animal activists call the most comprehensive ban on &#8220puppy mills&#8221 in the nation is close to becoming law, but some say it could make it harder for New Jerseyans to buy cats and dogs and could hurt the state&#8217s small, hobby breeders. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429805&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429819&source=RSS International aspirations CEO of SCYNEXIS cites the potential of global business as reason for moving company to New Jersey Marco Taglietti didn't have to cast his thoughts too far back to come up with a reason why his biotech company's move to Jersey City was the right one. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:57:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429819&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429820&source=RSS Biotech's glamour wears off as patients see gadgets as the norm The heyday of glitzy presentations that wow crowds with the latest biotech gadgetry is to some extent still upon us. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:56:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429820&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429821&source=RSS Growth spurt Commercialization Center for Innovative Technologies is bursting with startups The Commercialization Center for Innovative Technologies, run by the Economic Development Authority, is New Jersey's flagship incubator for startups. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:54:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429821&source=RSS