NJBIZ - Government http://www.njbiz.com/section/government Government Government en-us Copyright 2015 NJBIZ Tue, 13 Oct 2015 17:38:38 EST Tue, 13 Oct 2015 17:38:38 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151013/NJBIZ01/151019939&source=RSS N.J. voters unhappy with Christie on economy, jobs According to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released Tuesday, a majority 58 percent of registered voters in New Jersey disapprove of how Gov. Chris Christie has handled issues pertaining to the state's economy and jobs. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 13:27:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151013/NJBIZ01/151019939&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151012/NJBIZ01/310129997&source=RSS New arrival may shuffle online poker landscape Next month will mark the two-year anniversary of authorized online gaming in New Jersey, but more than 60 percent of state residents of gambling age still don&#8217t realize that it&#8217s legal. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 10:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151012/NJBIZ01/310129997&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151011/GRAPEVINE/151009763&source=RSS Grapevine Questions linger around reasons for Jamie Fox's departure At least one thing's for sure. After being tapped last September for the job by Gov. Chris Christie, Jamie Fox's most recent tenure as the state's transportation commissioner didn't last very long. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 10:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151011/GRAPEVINE/151009763&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151009/NJBIZ01/151009746&source=RSS Guadagno Nestle deal a 'door opener' for life sciences sector When it comes to telling New Jersey's economic development success stories, having names like Panasonic, Bayer and Subaru can go a long way in convincing other companies to stay and grow here. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 13:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151009/NJBIZ01/151009746&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151009/NJBIZ01/151009757&source=RSS Christie nets 3 percent support in latest FDU poll Gov. Chris Christie is currently in ninth place with just 3 percent support in the race for the Republican Party&#8217s presidential nomination, according to a new Farleigh Dickinson University PublicMind Poll released Thursday. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 11:41:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151009/NJBIZ01/151009757&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151007/NJBIZ01/151009816&source=RSS N.J. job growth inches higher in September New Jersey added 1,600 private-sector jobs in September, good for a mere 0. 05 percent growth rate, according to ADP. Wed, 07 Oct 2015 10:34:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151007/NJBIZ01/151009816&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151007/NJBIZ01/151009820&source=RSS Mental Health Association of Morris County honors U.S. Congressman U. S. Congressman Leonard Lance NJ-07 was honored this week by the Mental Health Association of Morris County for his efforts in Washington on mental health care policy. Wed, 07 Oct 2015 09:42:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151007/NJBIZ01/151009820&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151006/NJBIZ01/151009856&source=RSS Call for AG to investigate Horizon OMNIA plan Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield is not off the hook after a grueling 8-hour joint Senate committee hearing resulted in a call for the Attorney General to investigate the plan for the OMNIA Health Alliance and affiliated product. Tue, 06 Oct 2015 08:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151006/NJBIZ01/151009856&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151005/NJBIZ01/151009875&source=RSS Issues at hand for the OMNIA Health Alliance Five major issues with the OMNIA Health Alliance were discussed during Monday's hearing before a joint state Senate committee. Officials from Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey and their supporters often found themselves on one side of each, while state senators were on the other. Mon, 05 Oct 2015 14:38:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151005/NJBIZ01/151009875&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151005/NJBIZ01/151009884&source=RSS Update Horizon emphasizes lower costs of OMNIA as legislators grill execs on health care alliance A joint state Senate hearing in Trenton on Monday drew a standing room only crowd as Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey gave testimony about its polarizing new OMNIA Health Alliance and tiered network plan. Mon, 05 Oct 2015 12:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151005/NJBIZ01/151009884&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151005/NJBIZ01/151009885&source=RSS OSHA cites Piscataway fragrance maker over equipment safety issues The U. S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited a Piscataway fragrance manufacturer over alleged equipment startup issues, it said Monday. Mon, 05 Oct 2015 10:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151005/NJBIZ01/151009885&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151005/NJBIZ01/310059989&source=RSS Taking on Trump Will his tax plan play in N.J.? Donald Trump drew a lot of attention as usual when he released his much anticipated federal tax plan last week. Trump, as any candidate would, feels it's the successful formula for the future. Fri, 02 Oct 2015 10:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151005/NJBIZ01/310059989&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151005/NJBIZ01/310059998&source=RSS 'It's a terrific catalyst for the community' With the view from his 24th-floor office and a pair of binoculars given to him by his wife, John Strangfeld watched step by step over two years as Prudential Financial's new 20-story, glass skyscraper was being erected just north of the company's global headquarters in Newark. Fri, 02 Oct 2015 10:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151005/NJBIZ01/310059998&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151002/NJBIZ01/151009907&source=RSS Fox out as Transportation commissioner by month's end Jamie Fox's time as New Jersey Department of Transportation commissioner is at an end, as Gov. Chris Christie's administration announced Friday night that Fox is leaving office by the end of the month. Fri, 02 Oct 2015 21:23:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151002/NJBIZ01/151009907&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151002/NJBIZ01/151009910&source=RSS Report shows heights today's health care costs can reach The high cost of health care, and especially outrageous out-of-network costs in New Jersey, are well known, but a new report highlights some of the fee hikes compared with Medicare. Fri, 02 Oct 2015 16:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151002/NJBIZ01/151009910&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151002/NJBIZ01/151009936&source=RSS Port Authority Bayonne Bridge project delayed, costs may climb The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced Thursday that due to last year's harsh winter and &#8220numerous&#8221 construction challenges, its current Bayonne Bridge raising project has run into a series of delays that may result in cost increases. Fri, 02 Oct 2015 11:30:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151002/NJBIZ01/151009936&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151001/NJBIZ01/151009964&source=RSS NJIT breaks ground for 19.6M life sciences and engineering building The New Jersey Institute of Technology held a groundbreaking for its new Life Sciences and Engineering Building on Thursday. Funding for the 19. 6 million state-of-the-art research facility was provided by the State of New Jersey Higher Education Capital Facilities Grant Programs, including the Building Our Future General Obligation Bond Act, or. . . Thu, 01 Oct 2015 16:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151001/NJBIZ01/151009964&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150930/NJBIZ01/150939976&source=RSS Laundry company runs afoul of OSHA, faces 305K in penalties A Lyndhurst-based laundry company is in trouble with the U. S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration after an investigation allegedly found a series of hazards at its Paterson location. Wed, 30 Sep 2015 13:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150930/NJBIZ01/150939976&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150930/NJBIZ01/150939984&source=RSS Largest companies lead the way as U.S. gains jobs in September Big Business fueled a strong month of job growth in September, according to Roseland-based ADP. Wed, 30 Sep 2015 09:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150930/NJBIZ01/150939984&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150929/NJBIZ01/150929786&source=RSS Federal judge drops 4 bribery counts against Menendez A judge has dismissed four counts of bribery in the federal corruption case involving U. S. Sen. Robert Menendez and Florida ophthalmologist Salomon Melgen. Tue, 29 Sep 2015 08:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150929/NJBIZ01/150929786&source=RSS