NJBIZ - Morning Roundup http://www.njbiz.com/section/roundup Morning Roundup News en-us Copyright 2017 NJBIZ Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:36:57 EST Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:36:57 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170117/NJBIZ01/170119840&source=RSS Meet the two Trump sons who will reign over his multibillion dollar empire In his first news conference since Election Day, Donald Trump announced that his two eldest sons, Donald Jr. and Eric Trump, will control his sprawling real estate business alongside longtime Trump Organization Chief Financial Officer, Allen Weisselberg. Though the arrangement does not solve the multitude of conflict of interest issues that Trump. . . Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170117/NJBIZ01/170119840&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170117/NJBIZ01/170119841&source=RSS Ex-House attorneys side with Menendez in corruption case Sen. Bob Menendez got some friendly support in his efforts to have the appeal of his corruption indictment reviewed by the U. S. Supreme Court from five high-profile attorneys who have served as general counsel to Congress. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:39:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170117/NJBIZ01/170119841&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170117/NJBIZ01/170119842&source=RSS Ex-N.J. Assemblyman to be sentenced Tuesday in 5.3 M fraud case The sentencing of former Assemblyman Robert Schroeder, which was scheduled for Friday before Somerset County Superior Court Robert B. Reed, has been rescheduled for Tuesday morning. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:39:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170117/NJBIZ01/170119842&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170117/NJBIZ01/170119843&source=RSS Will Trump era make Cory Booker a Democratic star? There was a speech before a group of Democratic state legislators, an appearance on a Sunday talk show, and then a break with tradition by testifying against U. S. Attorney General-designate Jeff Sessions. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:38:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170117/NJBIZ01/170119843&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170117/NJBIZ01/170119844&source=RSS Christie taps attorney, big campaign contributor as ethics chair A veteran litigator and longtime contributor to both Democratic and Republican campaigns in New Jersey is the new chairman of the State Ethics Commission, Gov. Chris Christie announced late Thursday. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:38:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170117/NJBIZ01/170119844&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170117/NJBIZ01/170119845&source=RSS New Jersey marijuana legislation inches ahead despite Christie warning Republican Gov. Chris Christie's warning to the Democrat-led Legislature not to move forward with legalizing marijuana is going mostly unheeded. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:37:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170117/NJBIZ01/170119845&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170117/NJBIZ01/170119846&source=RSS Why Christie says he turned down job offers from Trump Gov. Chris Christie on Friday confirmed that he turned down multiple job offers to serve in President-elect Donald Trump's incoming administration. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:37:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170117/NJBIZ01/170119846&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170117/NJBIZ01/170119847&source=RSS 'Better' #8211 Kim Guadagno launches campaign for N.J. governor Kim Guadagno official launches her campaign for New Jersey governor. See her Youtube video by clicking here. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:35:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170117/NJBIZ01/170119847&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170117/NJBIZ01/170119848&source=RSS N.J. Dems gear up to deal with ACA repeal Spurred by President-elect Donald Trump and Republican leadership, Congress has approved a legislative mechanism that will enable them to quickly &#8220repeal and replace&#8221 the federal Affordable Care Act. But opposition is building quickly. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:35:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170117/NJBIZ01/170119848&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170117/NJBIZ01/170119849&source=RSS 11 things you should know about Kim Guadagno now that she's running for N.J. governor Gov. Chris Christie won't be on the Republican ticket in 2017 -- or will he? Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:34:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170117/NJBIZ01/170119849&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170117/NJBIZ01/170119850&source=RSS Domestic terror attacks on the rise in N.J. and U.S., report finds The greatest terrorism threat facing New Jersey is likely already here, according to an annual counter-terrorism report that found domestic attacks across the U. S. were on the rise. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:34:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170117/NJBIZ01/170119850&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170117/NJBIZ01/170119851&source=RSS Amazon, ShopRite to accept food stamps for online orders in N.J. Amazon and ShopRite will begin letting New Jersey residents use food stamps to purchase groceries online beginning this summer. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:33:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170117/NJBIZ01/170119851&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170117/INDINSIGHTS/170119852&source=RSS 4 ways that tech accelerators can increase diversity and inclusiveness Technology accelerators provide entrepreneurs with access to seed capital, business relationships, guidance and office space. Over the last 18 months, three accelerators have opened in Newark with great fanfare. The investors and corporations that have funded these accelerators have been praised for being committed to Newark&#8217s revitalization. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:09:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170117/INDINSIGHTS/170119852&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170117/NJBIZ01/170119853&source=RSS Scaer, Nowicki named to Gannett Fleming's top posts Company veteran Robert M. Scaer has been named to lead Cumberland County-based Gannett Fleming Inc. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:02:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170117/NJBIZ01/170119853&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170116/NJBIZ01/170119863&source=RSS Most-read F. Greek to develop industrial park with Advance at Logan Twp. site F. Greek Development has purchased a 415-acre site in Logan Township from Bridgeport Disposal LLC, Cushman Wakefield announced Thursday. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:27:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170116/NJBIZ01/170119863&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170116/NJBIZ01/170119864&source=RSS Amazon's new credit card primed to disrupt retail Yesterday, Amazon announced its latest benefit for Amazon Prime members an Amazon Prime credit card that offers 5 percent off every Amazon purchase, plus multiple other benefits. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:26:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170116/NJBIZ01/170119864&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170116/NJBIZ01/170119865&source=RSS Jared Kushner's company once paid Bill Clinton 125K for a speech Fifteen years before Jared Kushner helped defeat Hillary Clinton in the U. S. presidential race, their families did business together. It was October 17, 2001, and Bill Clinton had only been out of the White House for nine months. Already on a worldwide speaking tour, the former president stopped at the Kushner Companies in Florham Park to deliver. . . Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170116/NJBIZ01/170119865&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170116/NJBIZ01/170119866&source=RSS 19 ways to make money in real estate Interest rates are up, and the retail and luxury markets are down. But despite predictions for a lackluster 2017, there are still plenty of ways to buy, sell, build and borrow your way to big bucks. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170116/NJBIZ01/170119866&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170116/NJBIZ01/170119867&source=RSS Will Trump era make Cory Booker a Democratic star? There was a speech before a group of Democratic state legislators, an appearance on a Sunday talk show, and then a break with tradition by testifying against U. S. Attorney General-designate Jeff Sessions. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170116/NJBIZ01/170119867&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170116/NJBIZ01/170119868&source=RSS A Camden address with a link to Martin Luther King Jr. Jeanette Lilly Hunt was 18 when her father-in-law rented a room in his Camden home to two students who were studying across the Delaware River at the Crozer Theological Seminary. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170116/NJBIZ01/170119868&source=RSS