NJBIZ - Morning Roundup http://www.njbiz.com/section/roundup Morning Roundup News en-us Copyright 2018 NJBIZ Tue, 17 Jul 2018 07:38:01 EST Tue, 17 Jul 2018 07:38:01 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180716/NJBIZ01/180719885&source=RSS JJ vows to overturn 4.7 billion talc verdict but experts see hurdles Johnson Johnson has vowed to appeal a 4. 7 billion verdict awarded to 22 women who claim asbestos-contaminated talc in the company&#8217s products gave them ovarian cancer by arguing the plaintiffs&#8217 science was flawed and the case should not have been heard in Missouri. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 08:30:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180716/NJBIZ01/180719885&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180716/NJBIZ01/180719886&source=RSS Super PAC says it will spend 1.5M to target Hugin's record as Celgene CEO Sen. Bob Menendez has yet to run a single television ad in his reelection campaign despite his Republican opponent, Bob Hugin, having already spent millions in his effort to defeat the New Jersey Democrat. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 08:28:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180716/NJBIZ01/180719886&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180716/NJBIZ01/180719887&source=RSS AC casinos risk missing football season if sports betting plans aren't submitted New Jersey gambling regulators are warning casinos to submit their plans for sports betting by Monday or risk not being approved in time for the start of football season. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 08:27:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180716/NJBIZ01/180719887&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180716/NJBIZ01/180719888&source=RSS Battle lines drawn in debate over nurse-to-patient ratios subscriber content Even as the New Jersey Legislature waits to consider bills setting minimum nurse-to-patient ratios at hospitals and nursing homes, the battle rages on. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 08:23:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180716/NJBIZ01/180719888&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180716/NJBIZ01/180719889&source=RSS See how much your school district is gaining, or losing, in 'redistributed' aid Despite all the rhetoric about a win for public education, the budget agreement between Gov. Phil Murphy and Democratic lawmakers to start fully funding the state&#8217s school finance formula is a half-full, half-empty proposition. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 08:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180716/NJBIZ01/180719889&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180716/NJBIZ01/180719891&source=RSS Hudson County ranks highest in NJ for incoming investments Hudson County comes in at No. 1, with 3. 2 percent business growth, in a new SmartAsset study ranking counties in the state with the most incoming investments. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 08:04:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180716/NJBIZ01/180719891&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180716/NJBIZ01/180719892&source=RSS PSEG hires corporate lawyer to investigate customer death Public Service Enterprise Group has hired corporate trial attorney Theodore Wells to conduct an internal investigation of the death of Linda Daniels, an older customer who died July 5 after PSEG shut power to her house for delinquent payments. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180716/NJBIZ01/180719892&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180716/NJBIZ01/180719893&source=RSS Kislak named sales agent for Newark multifamily portfolio The Kislak Co. Inc. has been named the sales agent for an 81-unit multifamily portfolio in Newark. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 07:51:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180716/NJBIZ01/180719893&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180713/NJBIZ01/180719917&source=RSS Not just Jersey City and Newark All of NJ suffers from dirty air, report says The report found that nearly every metropolitan area in the state experienced an average of about 91 days with degraded air quality in 2016. That means elevated levels of particle pollution, like soot, and smog. Fri, 13 Jul 2018 08:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180713/NJBIZ01/180719917&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180713/NJBIZ01/180719918&source=RSS NAIOP NJ event spotlights policy, environmental issues Industry insiders discussed policy and environmental issues at Thursday&#8217s NAIOP NJ&#8217s Building a Better New Jersey event. Fri, 13 Jul 2018 08:11:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180713/NJBIZ01/180719918&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180713/NJBIZ01/180719919&source=RSS Progress Capital arranges financing for Passaic multifamily Progress Capital Managing Partner Kathy Anderson recently secured 4. 3 million for a client to finance the land acquisition and subsequent construction of a four-story multifamily building on adjacent lots in Passaic. Fri, 13 Jul 2018 08:08:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180713/NJBIZ01/180719919&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180713/NJBIZ01/180719920&source=RSS James Sumas, owner of Village Super Market, dies at 84 James Sumas, patriarch of Wakefern Food Corp. member Village Super Market Inc. , has died. He was 84. Fri, 13 Jul 2018 08:04:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180713/NJBIZ01/180719920&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180713/NJBIZ01/180719921&source=RSS 18,000 in tuition and 1,200 hours of study for a license to braid hair? NJ lawmakers say no Brigitte Nzali was stunned the first time she was slapped with a fine for braiding hair without a cosmetology license in her trendy salon in Blackwood, Camden County. Fri, 13 Jul 2018 08:01:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180713/NJBIZ01/180719921&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180713/NJBIZ01/180719922&source=RSS Health care transportation 'disrupters' make big drive in New Jersey A new medical transportation service is helping a growing number of patients in New Jersey &#8212 and elsewhere in the country &#8212 to get to and from doctors&#8217 appointments, while also giving health care providers new tools to ensure vulnerable patients can safely access the care they need. Fri, 13 Jul 2018 07:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180713/NJBIZ01/180719922&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180713/NJBIZ01/180719923&source=RSS FanDuel announces sportsbook at Meadowlands FanDuel announced Thursday that it will open the first legal sportsbook on the grounds of an NFL stadium at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in New Jersey on Saturday. Fri, 13 Jul 2018 07:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180713/NJBIZ01/180719923&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180713/NJBIZ01/180719924&source=RSS Horizon claims decrease in commercial members' opioid use Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Jersey said Thursday that its efforts to combat opioid addiction are paying off. Fri, 13 Jul 2018 07:50:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180713/NJBIZ01/180719924&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180713/NJBIZ01/180719925&source=RSS Middlesex authority gets 1M toward treatment plant project The Middlesex County Utilities Authority will receive an additional 1 million for a project to provide bypass pumping for the Sayreville sewage treatment plant damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Fri, 13 Jul 2018 07:49:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180713/NJBIZ01/180719925&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180713/NJBIZ01/180719926&source=RSS Jersey City mixed-use launches construction LMC, a home development and management company, announced Thursday the launch of construction of The Lively, a mixed-use project in the Powerhouse Arts District of Jersey City. Fri, 13 Jul 2018 07:48:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180713/NJBIZ01/180719926&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180713/NJBIZ01/180719927&source=RSS Workforce nonprofit assists underserved, veterans subscriber content James Sessions credits a local nonprofit for equipping him with occupational skills that paved the way for career success. Fri, 13 Jul 2018 07:44:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180713/NJBIZ01/180719927&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180712/NJBIZ01/180719948&source=RSS New Jersey to reveal how first 2 weeks of sports betting went Figures to be released Thursday afternoon by the state Division of Gaming Enforcement will show how Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport and the Borgata casino, which both began June 14, and Ocean Resort Casino, which started June 28, did in the first two weeks after sports betting became legal. Thu, 12 Jul 2018 08:17:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180712/NJBIZ01/180719948&source=RSS