NJBIZ - Morning Roundup http://www.njbiz.com/section/roundup Morning Roundup News en-us Copyright 2017 NJBIZ Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:49:11 EST Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:49:11 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171023/NJBIZ01/171029955&source=RSS Most-read NJ has 14 of America's 50 safest cities Parsippany is the second safest city in America, according to a study done by Safehome. org. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171023/NJBIZ01/171029955&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171023/NJBIZ01/171029956&source=RSS State wants to help get a few CNG-powered vehicles on road The state is launching a small program to fund trucks and buses to run on compressed natural gas. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:18:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171023/NJBIZ01/171029956&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171023/NJBIZ01/171029957&source=RSS Meet the realtor behind some of N.J.'s highest-priced listings Make sure to grab a lunch, Sam Joseph says handing over a brown paper bag filled to the brim with goodies a sandwich, a few snacks, a ruler, pencils. It's not really the first day of school. Sam Joseph -- one of the most accomplished luxury realtors in New Jersey, who has represented celebrities like Whoopi Goldberg and various CEOs -- is just. . . Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:17:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171023/NJBIZ01/171029957&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171023/NJBIZ01/171029958&source=RSS What effect will standard time, online shopping have on gas prices? When the clocks are set back to standard time next month, it could bring a corresponding drop in gas prices, according to experts. And how much holiday shopping is done online, as opposed to driving to the mall, could also set prices up for a December decline. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171023/NJBIZ01/171029958&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171023/NJBIZ01/171029959&source=RSS Kean Univ. has keen interest in how to pronounce name Hint It's not keen Getting the name right is important to brands. Aflac Insurance has branded their company with a memorable duck pronouncing its name. Nutella has the correct pronunciation of its name in its FAQ section. Now, Kean University is spending over 313,000 to make sure you say its name right. It's cane, not keen. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171023/NJBIZ01/171029959&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171023/NJBIZ01/171029960&source=RSS NJ Transit's finance chief leaves for MTA amid agency staffing crisis NJ Transit's chief financial officer has joined New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority, becoming the latest departure from the agency amid a staffing crisis. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171023/NJBIZ01/171029960&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171023/NJBIZ01/171029961&source=RSS Dysfunctional NJSPCA should be stripped of its duties, investigative agency says The New Jersey Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is a dysfunctional non-profit, mired by waste, abuse, debt and conflicts of interest &#8212 and it&#8217s full of &#8220wannabe cops&#8221 that are allowed to carry firearms, according to a scathing report issued Friday by the New Jersey State Commission of Investigation. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171023/NJBIZ01/171029961&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171023/NJBIZ01/171029962&source=RSS With governor race getting little interest, local races will carry turnout in South Jersey Despite having one of the most unpopular and polarizing governors in the country, the race to succeed Gov. Chris Christie barely has been mentioned on the national scene. And it hasn&#8217t fared much better in New Jersey. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:13:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171023/NJBIZ01/171029962&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171023/NJBIZ01/171029963&source=RSS How experts approach a merger Preparation, finding common ground and communication go a long way to assuring a successful deal At the end of August, Cooper University Health Care Chairman George E. Norcross III, announced that Cooper signed a letter of intent to acquire Trinity Health's New Jersey facilities, which include Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden, Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County, and St. Francis Medical Center in Trenton. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:05:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171023/NJBIZ01/171029963&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171020/NJBIZ01/171029993&source=RSS Most-read Study ranks best places to own a home in New Jersey Research group Smartasset recently published a study for the best counties to own a home in New Jersey. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 08:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171020/NJBIZ01/171029993&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171020/NJBIZ01/171029994&source=RSS Five years after Sandy, Cape May offers model for flood protection Decades before superstorm Sandy wrought destruction along New Jersey&#8217s 127-mile coastline, residents of the storm-battered South Cape May abandoned their oceanfront homes to the tides. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 08:30:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171020/NJBIZ01/171029994&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171020/NJBIZ01/171029995&source=RSS Officials hope 70M facility continues Camden's 'eds meds' growth Until it was cleared out in summer 2016, one side of this stretch of Broadway leading up to Martin Luther King Boulevard contained shops selling shoes and clothes, along with a nail salon. Health and education buildings towered over them. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 08:29:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171020/NJBIZ01/171029995&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171020/NJBIZ01/171029996&source=RSS Here's what Amazon's HQ would look like if Jeff Bezos bites on Camden offer South Jersey's largest city is taking its shot at becoming the second headquarters for internet behemoth Amazon. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 08:29:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171020/NJBIZ01/171029996&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171020/NJBIZ01/171029997&source=RSS N.J. offered a 7B deal to Amazon. Is it worth it? It is, by any measure, an astonishing offer. On Monday, N. J. put a deal worth up to 7 billion in tax credits on the table to lure Amazon to the Garden State. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 08:28:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171020/NJBIZ01/171029997&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171020/NJBIZ01/171029998&source=RSS As he chairs Trump's opioid commission, Christie champions his home-state drug companies When New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wanted to convene a meeting with some of the nation's top pharmaceutical companies in Trenton last month, state economic development officials invited CEOs with the promise of a good networking opportunity. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 08:27:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171020/NJBIZ01/171029998&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171020/NJBIZ01/171029999&source=RSS The blue boost Obama gets out the vote for Murphy A New Jersey Democrat seeking a boost less than three weeks before an election could not do much better than bringing President Barack Obama to a rally in the blue bastion of Newark. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 08:26:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171020/NJBIZ01/171029999&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171020/NJBIZ01/171019819&source=RSS Skittles tops Halloween candy preference in NJ Suitable For Work Wondering how to please trick-or-treaters this Halloween? If you live in New Jersey, serving the fruity sweet snack Skittles just might prevent your house from getting egged. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:08:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171020/NJBIZ01/171019819&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171019/NJBIZ01/171019831&source=RSS PSEG gets green light from PJM for 3 new transmission projects Public Service Electric Gas yesterday got the go-ahead for three transmission projects totaling more than 200 million in new investments. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:46:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171019/NJBIZ01/171019831&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171019/NJBIZ01/171019832&source=RSS Most-read NJ insurers file to raise premiums in 2018 Two of New Jersey's largest health insurance companies filed to raise health insurance premiums due to uncertainties over health insurance reforms caused by the federal government, and another, Oscar Health, is re-entering the New Jersey market after leaving last year. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:41:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171019/NJBIZ01/171019832&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171019/NJBIZ01/171019833&source=RSS Cash pours into NJ ahead of 2018 congressional races New Jersey members of Congress are gearing up for the 2018 midterms, a race with significant national impact as Democrats attempt to regain a House majority and Republicans push to solidify their numbers. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:39:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171019/NJBIZ01/171019833&source=RSS