NJBIZ - en-us Copyright 2018 NJBIZ Sat, 24 Feb 2018 03:46:55 EST Sat, 24 Feb 2018 03:46:55 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180223/NJBIZ01/180229927&source=RSS Gottheimer, Sweeney, Sarlo talk tax-relief bill U. S. Rep. Josh Gottheimer, D &#8211 5th District, Democratic state Senate President Steve Sweeney and state Sen. Paul Sarlo, D &#8211 Wood-Ridge, jointly touted a recently introduced state bill that would allow for tax contributions for charitable contributions. Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:51:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180223/NJBIZ01/180229927&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180223/NJBIZ01/180229928&source=RSS FINANCE Democrats push CFPB's Mulvaney on payday lending Senators Elizabeth Warren, Jeff Merkley and Richard Blumenthal in a letter Friday rebuked Mick Mulvaney, the acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, for failing to explain recent changes at the agency, including delaying rules to rein in payday loans and dropping lawsuits against payday lenders. Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:44:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180223/NJBIZ01/180229928&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180223/NJBIZ01/180229929&source=RSS NATIONAL SECURITY Gates, Manafort's business partner, expected to plead guilty Rick Gates, the business partner of Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, is expected to plead guilty to new charges brought against him this week. Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:41:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180223/NJBIZ01/180229929&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180223/NJBIZ01/180229930&source=RSS Proton therapy for cancer has advanced, but not enough for insurance companies subscriber content Last September, New Jersey resident Jerson Hsieh was hit with a double whammy. First, he was diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer, a type of head and neck cancer in which malignant tumors grow deep inside the nasal cavity, requiring a long, costly recovery period. Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180223/NJBIZ01/180229930&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180223/NJBIZ01/180229932&source=RSS Atlantic City Electric to create 14.9 million EV charging program Atlantic City Electric Co. is looking to pave the way for electric vehicle usage in South Jersey. Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:43:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180223/NJBIZ01/180229932&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180223/NJBIZ01/180229934&source=RSS Tractor Supply Co. wants to open a store at former Sears Hardware site in West Milford Tractor Supply Co. , a retail chain of stores from Tennessee focused on home improvement, agriculture, livestock and pet care, wants to open a location in West Milford's former Sears Hardware store. Fri, 23 Feb 2018 08:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180223/NJBIZ01/180229934&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180223/NJBIZ01/180229935&source=RSS Home Depot plans to hire 1,650 in NJ, 80K nationally this spring Home Depot plans to hire 1,650 workers in New Jersey as part of a national push to hire 80,000 for the spring selling season, the retailer announced Thursday. Fri, 23 Feb 2018 08:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180223/NJBIZ01/180229935&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180223/NJBIZ01/180229936&source=RSS Interactive map Highlighting the results of New Jersey's AP tests More of New Jersey's high school class of 2017 passed Advanced Placement tests than prior classes, new data from the College Board and the state Department of Education show. Fri, 23 Feb 2018 08:18:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180223/NJBIZ01/180229936&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180223/NJBIZ01/180229937&source=RSS Florida doctor linked to New Jersey senator sentenced in fraud case A Florida eye doctor linked by prosecutors to New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez in an unsuccessful bribery case against him was sentenced on Thursday to 17 years in prison after an unrelated Medicare fraud conviction, the U. S. Justice Department said. Fri, 23 Feb 2018 08:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180223/NJBIZ01/180229937&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180223/NJBIZ01/180229938&source=RSS What big road projects are moving ahead in all 21 counties paid by your higher gas tax More than 161 million for road projects and repairs will be spent across the state thanks to a controversial 23 cents per gallon spike in the state's gas tax, Gov. Phil Murphy's office announced Wednesday. Fri, 23 Feb 2018 08:04:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180223/NJBIZ01/180229938&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180223/NJBIZ01/180229940&source=RSS Startups, incubators, accelerators Thinking big about small business Huge tax incentives that were the hallmark of New Jersey's last gubernatorial administration have certainly not disappeared - as evidenced by the 5 billion that's been offered to Amazon to lure the mega-retailer to Newark. But now state officials are considering another approach to economic development, nurturing startup companies at the other. . . Fri, 23 Feb 2018 07:59:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180223/NJBIZ01/180229940&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180223/NJBIZ01/180229941&source=RSS Newly-minted Republican jumps into NJ congressional race Efforts by national Democrats to flip the Congressional seat held by Republican Rodney Frelinghuysen just got harder. Fri, 23 Feb 2018 07:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180223/NJBIZ01/180229941&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180223/NJBIZ01/180229942&source=RSS Study NJ biopharma companies are tops in heart meds Think of New Jersey as the king of hearts. A new study finds New Jersey biopharmaceutical companies have produced more new heart medications than those in any other state. Fri, 23 Feb 2018 07:41:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180223/NJBIZ01/180229942&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180222/NJBIZ01/180229943&source=RSS Celgene, NJIT partner on cell therapy education program Summit-based Celgene Corp. is collaborating with New Jersey Innovation Institute, at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, to train its employees on new cell therapy processing and aseptic techniques. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:36:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180222/NJBIZ01/180229943&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180222/NJBIZ01/180229944&source=RSS OLYMPICS US Women's Hockey wins gold, beating Canada in penalty-shootout thriller The U. S. women's hockey team owns Olympic gold for the first time in 20 years, after breaking Canada's remarkable streak of success in a gripping final at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. The only previous U. S. win had come in the tournament's first year, in 1998. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180222/NJBIZ01/180229944&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180222/NJBIZ01/180229945&source=RSS ECONOMY Hedge fund billionaire 70 chance of recession before 2020 election The roaring American economy will probably sink into a recession before President Trump stands for re-election in 2020. Continue reading gtgt Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:13:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180222/NJBIZ01/180229945&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180222/NJBIZ01/180229946&source=RSS Bill would ban pension funds from investing in gun manufacturers State Sen. Vin Gopal, D &#821111th District, plans to introduce a bill barring New Jersey public employee pension funds or annuities from investing in gun manufacturer companies. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:01:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180222/NJBIZ01/180229946&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180222/NJBIZ01/180229947&source=RSS Porter joins real estate, development and land use group of CSG West Orange-based law firm Chiesa Shahinian Giantomasi has added a new member to its real estate, development and land-use group. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:52:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180222/NJBIZ01/180229947&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180222/NJBIZ01/180229948&source=RSS NJ attorney general creates office to deal with opioid crisis New Jersey&#8217s Office of the Attorney General has created the Office of the New Jersey Coordinator of Addiction Response and Enforcement Strategies, or NJ CARES. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:45:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180222/NJBIZ01/180229948&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180222/NJBIZ01/180229949&source=RSS NJPP 15 minimum wage would benefit 1 million-plus in state A report released by New Jersey Policy Perspective indicates that raising the mandatory minimum wage to 15 per hour by 2023 would benefit 1. 2 million workers throughout New Jersey and boost the state&#8217s economy by 4. 5 billion. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180222/NJBIZ01/180229949&source=RSS