NJBIZ - Morning Roundup http://www.njbiz.com/section/roundup Morning Roundup News en-us Copyright 2014 NJBIZ Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:11:19 EST Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:11:19 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140829/BREAKINGGLASS/140829750&source=RSS Women in Business Breaking Glass blog The women-in-film issue that wasn't As a screenwriter, I was initially irritated to learn that James Gunn &#8212 writer-director of this year's uber-successful summer blockbuster &#8220Guardians of the Galaxy&#8221 &#8212 was reported to have given multiple interviews in which he expressed his disagreement with the co-writing credit Nicole Perlman &#8212 the first woman ever to. . . Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:36:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140829/BREAKINGGLASS/140829750&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140829/NJBIZ01/140829751&source=RSS Why is N.J. Natural Gas cutting bills by 100? New Jersey Natural Gas, taking a little sting out of the upcoming winter&#8217s heating bills, said customers will pay less starting on Oct. 1. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140829/NJBIZ01/140829751&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140829/NJBIZ01/140829752&source=RSS N.J. builders on track to start largest number of homes since 2006 Despite last winter's weather delays, New Jersey builders are on track to start the largest number of homes since 2006, led by a boom in rental construction. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:13:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140829/NJBIZ01/140829752&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140829/NJBIZ01/140829753&source=RSS Chris Christie says he'll vote no on N.J. open space ballot question Gov. Chris Christie said he already knows what button he'll push on the ballot when New Jersey voters decide in November whether to approve a constitutional amendment dedicating tax revenue to preserve open space. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:05:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140829/NJBIZ01/140829753&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140829/NJBIZ01/140829754&source=RSS 6,000 Atlantic City casino workers expected to file for unemployment as closures loom One of the region's largest mass-filings for unemployment and other benefits will begin next week for newly laid-off Atlantic City casino workers in an outreach effort so large it had to book part of the city's convention center. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:03:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140829/NJBIZ01/140829754&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140829/NJBIZ01/140829756&source=RSS NJBIZ Top 100 privately held companies No. 1 through No. 11 announced Most-read Aug. 28 There's a new name on the top of the NJBIZ Top 100 privately held companies in New Jersey. Find out what it is as we release the Top 100. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:59:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140829/NJBIZ01/140829756&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140829/NJBIZ01/140829757&source=RSS MISTRAS acquires NACHER Corp., an offshore maintenance company Princeton Junction-based MISTRAS Group Inc. announced Thursday that it has acquired The NACHER Corporation, a provider of maintenance and inspection services primarily on offshore platforms. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140829/NJBIZ01/140829757&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140829/NJBIZ01/140829758&source=RSS Louis Berger secures contract extension at Jordan airport Louis Berger announced Thursday that it has secured its fourth contract extension for engineering services at the Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, Jordan. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:57:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140829/NJBIZ01/140829758&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140828/NJBIZ01/140829775&source=RSS 14-year-old calls the shots at Hammonton paintball business To the players who converge here on weekends to do battle on fields with names such as &#8220Vietnam&#8221 in games such as &#8220Zombie,&#8221 Gear-Up Paintball is a growing business that delivers action and fun. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:10:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140828/NJBIZ01/140829775&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140828/NJBIZ01/140829776&source=RSS Hershey sues Secaucus company over candy imports Toffee Crisp is a Nestl product, sold mostly in Great Britain and described as a delicious combination of biscuit, crisp cereal and caramel all covered in chocolate. Sounds pretty sweet, right? Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:08:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140828/NJBIZ01/140829776&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140828/NJBIZ01/140829777&source=RSS PSEG's 8.1 billion investment in its infrastructure in N.J. will end up boosting the state's economy PSEG's 8. 1 billion investment in its infrastructure in New Jersey will end up boosting the state's economy, creating thousands of jobs and generating revenue for the government, according a report released Wednesday. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:07:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140828/NJBIZ01/140829777&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140828/NJBIZ01/140829778&source=RSS Study N.J. is top 10 for site selection websites In the nationwide battle to attract business, New Jersey has the upper hand over more than 40 other states &#8212 at least when it comes to its website. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:04:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140828/NJBIZ01/140829778&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140828/NJBIZ01/140829779&source=RSS Stevens Tech students debut hurricane resistant, solar powered shore home design Stevens Institute of Technology today showcased renderings of a high-tech, hurricane resilient &#8220SURE HOUSE&#8221 designed in response to the devastation to homes on the New Jersey and New York shores by Superstorm Sandy. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:02:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140828/NJBIZ01/140829779&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140828/NJBIZ01/140829780&source=RSS Christie bridge scandal panel subpoenas texts between Christie and aide The legislative committee investigating the closure of access lanes to the George Washington Bridge last September has enlisted a cell phone carrier&#8217s help in retrieving deleted text messages between Gov. Chris Christie and an aide. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140828/NJBIZ01/140829780&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140828/NJBIZ01/140829781&source=RSS Sealed Air to receive up to 43 million to leave Elmwood Park, report says Charlotte approved 4. 4 million in incentives Monday night to draw Sealed Air to move its headquarters from Elmwood Park to the North Carolina city, the Charlotte Business Journal reported. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:59:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140828/NJBIZ01/140829781&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140828/NJBIZ01/140829782&source=RSS Labor Day weekend will see cheapest N.J. gas prices in 4 years New Jersey drivers set to hit the road for that last gasp of summer fun will encounter the cheapest Labor Day weekend gasoline prices in four years, a result of record-high refinery production, a slight downshift in demand and a global dip in crude oil prices, according to GasBuddy. com. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140828/NJBIZ01/140829782&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140828/NJBIZ01/140829783&source=RSS NJBIZ Top 100 privately held companies No. 100 through No. 1 Most-read Aug. 27 There's a new name on the top of the NJBIZ Top 100 privately held companies in New Jersey. Find out what it is as we release the Top 100. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:56:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140828/NJBIZ01/140829783&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140828/NJBIZ01/140829785&source=RSS Rutgers to debut 120,000, 30-second promo ad Rutgers will premiere a sleek and stylish promotional ad Thursday night on Fox Sports 1 when the football team faces Washington State in its first game as a member of the Big Ten. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:53:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140828/NJBIZ01/140829785&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140828/NJBIZ01/140829786&source=RSS Welcome to NJBIZ's newest blog Millennial Minded, a fresh look at today's generation Dear baby boomers We're not going away here's what the millennial mindset is all about. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:51:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140828/NJBIZ01/140829786&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140828/NJBIZ01/140829788&source=RSS Rutgers survey finds recession took toll on Americans' spirit Americans fear the impact of the Great Recession is a permanent one, according to a new national study from Rutgers University. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:27:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140828/NJBIZ01/140829788&source=RSS