NJBIZ - Morning Roundup http://www.njbiz.com/section/roundup Morning Roundup News en-us Copyright 2017 NJBIZ Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:54:19 EST Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:54:19 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829989&source=RSS Murphy plans to raise 1.3B in taxes Phil Murphy&#8217s proposed tax increases would raise roughly 1. 3 billion a year, his spokesman told Observer on Thursday, releasing for the first time a cost estimate of the Democratic gubernatorial nominee&#8217s plans to pay for a multitude of campaign promises. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:23:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829989&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829990&source=RSS At Menendez's trial, stakes are high for Democrats When Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey goes on trial on federal corruption charges in less than three weeks, far more than his own fate hinges on the outcome. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829990&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829991&source=RSS Christie says he's no longer seeking sports radio host job New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Sunday he is no longer seeking a job at a New York sports talk radio station once he leaves office, disputing a newspaper report that said the station told him he was no longer being considered. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829991&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829992&source=RSS Wire rope was spun here. Now Trenton factory gets new life as lofts The year was 1917 and the Roebling complex's Clark Street Rope Shop in Trenton reopened after being gutted by a fire two years earlier. The new building was ultramodern for its day, with steel trusses, fire-resistant materials and massive windows that flooded the space with natural daylight. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829992&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829993&source=RSS The 10 mega-gifts that just helped Rutgers do something it has never done Nearly 50,000 alumni, students and friends donated money to Rutgers University over the last year, giving the state university the most lucrative fundraising year in its history, school officials said. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829993&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829994&source=RSS From clerks to Christie What these 40 people in state government earn So, how much does it pay to work for state government and state-funded colleges and authorities in New Jersey? Depends on what job you want. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:18:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829994&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829995&source=RSS Barcade, a craft-beer arcade bar, opening 2nd N.J. location It's almost here. The long-anticipated opening of Barcade, a chain of craft beer bars featuring classic arcade games, will open its doors in another New Jersey location. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:17:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829995&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829996&source=RSS In Glassboro, Rowan's boulevard of dreams may be coming true The 350 million effort aims to create, from scratch, a new downtown with a boulevard that bridges the gap between the growing Rowan University campus along Route 322 and the borough&#8217s vintage commercial center at Main and High Streets. The idea is to bolster town and gown together. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829996&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829997&source=RSS Here's the new face in the N.J. Assembly A former mayor of Wall Township will soon be sworn in as the newest member of the New Jersey Assembly. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829997&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829998&source=RSS George Norcross wants to help Atlantic City, and that's making some local leaders nervous Sometime after the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel closed, George Norcross decided to visit the Boardwalk casino property to see if he wanted to buy it. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829998&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/INDINSIGHTS/170829999&source=RSS It's the taxes, silly How high taxes in New Jersey hurt the middle-class and small businesses the most We still have five months to go in 2017 and New Jersey has already topped several lists this year we all wish it hadn&#8217t. With long-term liabilities mushrooming to 360 percent of total assets, New Jersey was ranked the state with the worst fiscal health in the country for the third consecutive year by the Mercatus Center at George Mason. . . Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:01:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/INDINSIGHTS/170829999&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170818/NJBIZ01/170819822&source=RSS Trump ends plans for his Council on Infrastructure President Donald Trump has ended plans for an Advisory Council on Infrastructure, according to a White House official, ending a panel that was created by an executive order the President signed in July. Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:43:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170818/NJBIZ01/170819822&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170818/NJBIZ01/170819823&source=RSS N.J. officials supply voter data to Trump's commission New Jersey state officials are sending reams of voter data this week to President Trump&#8217s Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, the controversial panel investigating claims of electoral fraud in the 2016 race. Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:41:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170818/NJBIZ01/170819823&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170818/NJBIZ01/170819824&source=RSS From Tiki to Tic Tac, Trump era forces consumer brands into politics When you think of Tiki torches, you might think of barbecues, summer, fire pits, or warding off mosquitoes. But Tiki Brand wants to make sure you don&#8217t think of white nationalists. Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170818/NJBIZ01/170819824&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170818/NJBIZ01/170819825&source=RSS Send in the cloud Technology revamps role of accountant Today&#8217s accountants know they need to exchange their numbers&#8217 wizardry in favor of a business consultant cap, clear their desks of ledgers to make room for a crystal ball and to stop following a paper trail, instead embracing the technological cloud. Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:38:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170818/NJBIZ01/170819825&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170818/NJBIZ01/170819826&source=RSS 10 takeaways from new report that could forever change how we commute The Regional Plan Association on Wednesday released a report detailing the increasingly congested cross-Hudson commute and recommending ways to relieve it. Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:35:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170818/NJBIZ01/170819826&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170818/NJBIZ01/170819827&source=RSS Honeywell diversity VP says in suit she was fired for fighting discrimination Honeywell International faces a suit from a former vice president who said she was hired to increase diversity at the executive level but contends she was hired as window dressing. Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170818/NJBIZ01/170819827&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170818/NJBIZ01/170819828&source=RSS N.J. strives to stay ahead in transportation, logistics and distribution New Jersey&#8217s business and government leaders recognize the value in the state becoming a major center of distribution and logistics, so they are looking for its education system to help New Jersey remain a step ahead. Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170818/NJBIZ01/170819828&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170818/NJBIZ01/170819829&source=RSS Most-read Four N.J. companies rise to Top 100 on the Inc. 5000 list Inc. is out with its annual Inc. 5000 list of America&#8217s fastest-growing companies, and more than 140 from New Jersey made the 2017 list, including four in the Top 100 overall. Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:29:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170818/NJBIZ01/170819829&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170817/NJBIZ01/170819849&source=RSS Most-read Latest Trump remarks prompt Campbell's Morrison, JJ's Gorsky to reverse course, quit CEO panel Just two days after saying she would remain a part of President Donald Trump&#8217s manufacturing council, Campbell Soup Co. CEO and President Denise Morrison announced Wednesday that she will quit the panel after all. Johnson Johnson Chairman and CEO Alex Gorsky also changed his mind and dropped out. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 08:26:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170817/NJBIZ01/170819849&source=RSS