NJBIZ - en-us Copyright 2017 NJBIZ Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:59:21 EST Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:59:21 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119773&source=RSS Duane Morris names new managing partner Duane Morris LLP announced Wednesday it has appointed Gregory R. Haworth managing partner of its Newark office. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:26:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119773&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119774&source=RSS Most-read N.J. Supreme Court rules 'gap years' in affordable housing obligations count The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that towns must factor in the so-called &#8220gap years&#8221 from 1999 through 2015 when calculating their affordable housing obligations. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119774&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119775&source=RSS Garden State Grub The most provocative food trends of 2017 Hoping to impress your clients with a home-cooked meal or an introduction to an exciting new restaurant? Make sure to check with the chefs and baking professionals over at Campbell&#8217s Culinary Baking Institute prior to selecting a menu. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119775&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119776&source=RSS Port Authority backtracks, says South Ward station still in PATH plans Port Authority officials retracted statements made by representatives who told state lawmakers Tuesday that a South Ward station was cut from a proposed extension the PATH system to Newark Airport. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119776&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119777&source=RSS N.J. Democratic gubernatorial candidates spar over financial transparency Former U. S. Ambassador to Germany Phil Murphy&#8217s campaign released a statement on Wednesday accusing one of his competitors in the upcoming June Democratic gubernatorial primary, Assemblyman John Wisniewski, of being a &#822021-year Trenton insider&#8221 who uses his work as an attorney &#8220to exploit his public office and political. . . Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119777&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119778&source=RSS The 10 least stressful jobs in 2017 Stress plays a big role in our daily lives, and according to careers website CareerCast, some jobs create more anxiety than others. Last week my colleague Karsten Strauss covered the most stressful jobs, and this week I&#8217m writing about the least stressful. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119778&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119779&source=RSS Sweeney says he's backing Murphy for governor in New Jersey New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney says he's backing Democrat Phil Murphy for governor. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119779&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119780&source=RSS Bergen County's largest employer eyes big expansion Hackensack University Medical Center is designing a new tower along Second Street in Hackensack that, if approved, would add new operating rooms and private patient rooms. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119780&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119781&source=RSS N.J. town hires PR firm to help image as mosque dispute looms The township committee continues to dig in its heels in the ongoing lawsuits between both the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge and United States Department of Justice for its denial of a mosque. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119781&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119782&source=RSS Some N.J. Republicans think revenue from gas tax increase should only pay for roads Some Republicans who opposed the deal to replenish the Transportation Trust Fund have a rallying cry after losing that fight The new money should only be spent on roads. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:13:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119782&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119783&source=RSS Advocates argue ACA repeal could hurt N.J. health care, cost money #8212 and lives New Jersey advocates stepped up their public campaign to protect the Affordable Care Act yesterday, insisting a repeal of the federal law would harm the economy and public health and could be a death sentence for nearly 800 state residents. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119783&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119784&source=RSS After local outcry, Port says PATH station still planned for Newark's South Ward Officials at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey were mistaken when they told New Jersey lawmakers this week that they no longer had plans to build a PATH train stop in Newark's South Ward. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:08:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119784&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119785&source=RSS State hires Atlantic City's business administrator to assist in takeover The state has hired a high-ranking city official to help in its takeover of the city&#8217s finances. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:07:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119785&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119786&source=RSS N.J. Supreme Court ruling could leave towns on hook for 120K affordable units New Jersey municipalities will have to accommodate low-income residents who could not afford a place to live during a 16-year period when affordable-housing regulations were in dispute, the state Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday in another landmark decision. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:05:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119786&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119787&source=RSS Newark mayor unveils plans for 'Mulberry Commons,' the former Triangle Park Newark Mayor Ras Baraka revealed a plan Wednesday to redevelop the downtown Newark area at the foot of the Prudential Center. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:29:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119787&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170118/FOOD/170119788&source=RSS The most provocative food trends of 2017 Hoping to impress your clients with a home-cooked meal or an introduction to an exciting new restaurant? Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:03:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170118/FOOD/170119788&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170118/NJBIZ01/170119789&source=RSS Wage growth grew in Q4, ADP workforce report finds Overall wage growth increased by 2. 3 percent year over year across all industries in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to the ADP Workforce Vitality Report. The Roseland-based company said this corresponds with the 1. 9 percent growth in wages reported by the U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170118/NJBIZ01/170119789&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170118/NJBIZ01/170119790&source=RSS Nine N.J. colleges sign on to Big Data coalition Nine of the state's top colleges and universities have signed a memorandum of agreement to formally establish the New Jersey Big Data Alliance. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:48:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170118/NJBIZ01/170119790&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170118/NJBIZ01/170119791&source=RSS OF INTEREST Citing grizzlies, education nominee says states should determine school gun policies Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's education secretary nominee, said it should be up to states whether guns are allowed in schools, citing grizzly bear protection as part of her answer. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:39:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170118/NJBIZ01/170119791&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170118/NJBIZ01/170119792&source=RSS U.S. 2,000 GM workers to lose jobs on Trump Inauguration Day Robert Sheridan is a 40-year-old GM worker who voted for Donald Trump. He can barely contain his excitement about Inauguration Day, even though it will be a rough day for him on a personal level. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:37:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170118/NJBIZ01/170119792&source=RSS