NJBIZ - Government http://www.njbiz.com/section/government Government Government en-us Copyright 2015 NJBIZ Sat, 28 Nov 2015 11:52:41 EST Sat, 28 Nov 2015 11:52:41 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151125/NJBIZ01/151129863&source=RSS Fulop State plan to commercially develop Liberty State Park will destroy it Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop says his administration is planning to fight back against a proposal put forth this week by Gov. Chris Christie's administration calling for the commercial development of Liberty State Park. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 13:07:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151125/NJBIZ01/151129863&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151124/NJBIZ01/151129918&source=RSS South Jersey region remains optimistic about nonmanufacturing business activity Nonmanufacturing business activity continued its strong pace in the region that includes South Jersey, according to the latest survey from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 10:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151124/NJBIZ01/151129918&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151124/NJBIZ01/151129923&source=RSS Out-of-network legislation clears Assembly committee The highly anticipated state Assembly bills to address surprise out-of-network hospital bills are one step closer to becoming law, despite some remaining concerns for both payers and providers. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 09:33:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151124/NJBIZ01/151129923&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151123/NJBIZ01/151129943&source=RSS OSHA cites cabinet maker for repeat violations, proposes 181K in penalties A maker of metal cabinets for health care laboratories and other offices faces penalties of 181,500 after citations by the U. S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration, OSHA announced Monday. Mon, 23 Nov 2015 12:01:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151123/NJBIZ01/151129943&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151123/NJBIZ01/151129945&source=RSS New poll finds questions about the future of N.J. start at the top A new Fairleigh Dickinson University poll found that the likely contenders to replace Gov. Chris Christie face a pair of challenges a potential lack of name recognition and the mistrust of the voting public. Mon, 23 Nov 2015 11:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151123/NJBIZ01/151129945&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151123/NJBIZ01/311239991&source=RSS The town of the future A look at how Fujisawa SST is organized Located roughly 30 miles from Tokyo 50 minutes by train and on a 47-acre property that once had factories that produced consumer products such as TVs and refrigerators, Fujisawa Sustainable Smart Town is straight out of a World's Fair exhibit during the space age. Fri, 20 Nov 2015 09:05:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151123/NJBIZ01/311239991&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151123/NJBIZ01/311239992&source=RSS Future plans Panasonic has built a high-tech 'sustainable smart town' in Japan #8212 Portions of the project could be coming soon to N.J. It's not a dream, an idea, a concept or even a well-researched business proposal. Fri, 20 Nov 2015 09:05:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151123/NJBIZ01/311239992&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151123/NJBIZ01/311239995&source=RSS Food funders Rutgers program helps startup companies get needed capital to grow When he founded the Rutgers Food Innovation Center in 2001, Lou Cooperhouse was hoping to incubate young, startup food companies and foster innovation in the industry. Fri, 20 Nov 2015 09:05:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151123/NJBIZ01/311239995&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151119/NJBIZ01/151119710&source=RSS Port Authority executive director is stepping down Patrick Foye, who has served as executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey through the Bridgegate scandal and during a time of increased scrutiny and criticism of the agency, will step down early next year. Thu, 19 Nov 2015 14:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151119/NJBIZ01/151119710&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151119/NJBIZ01/151119712&source=RSS Sweeney, Whelan hold discussion on public-private partnership efforts in Atlantic City Senate President Steve Sweeney and state Sen. Jim Whelan held a roundtable discussion Thursday afternoon in Atlantic City on public-private partnership projects within the city and elsewhere across the state. Thu, 19 Nov 2015 13:13:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151119/NJBIZ01/151119712&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151119/NJBIZ01/151119718&source=RSS State unemployment rate continues to decline as N.J. adds 16K jobs in October New Jersey's unemployment rate fell for the fifth straight month in October, the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development said, as Garden State employers added more than 16,000 jobs for the month. Thu, 19 Nov 2015 11:41:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151119/NJBIZ01/151119718&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151118/NJBIZ01/151119744&source=RSS Legislative leaders discuss priorities for upcoming year Perhaps unsurprisingly, Senate President Steve Sweeney says his top legislative priority looking ahead to the upcoming lame duck legislative session is finding a way to replenish the state's depleted Transportation Trust Fund. Wed, 18 Nov 2015 15:35:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151118/NJBIZ01/151119744&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151118/NJBIZ01/151119757&source=RSS Lawmakers unveil newest out-of-network, Health Price Index bills It's back and bigger, with a double dose of transparency the out-of-network bill and a new Health Price Index bill are on the table for the state Legislature. Wed, 18 Nov 2015 11:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151118/NJBIZ01/151119757&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151117/NJBIZ01/151119792&source=RSS Colleges to receive second round of Building Our Future Bond funding On Monday, Gov. Chris Christie announced a second round of grant funding from the 2012 Building Our Future Bond Act for a Fall 2015 grant cycle. New grant awards will be made from the Higher Education Capital Improvement Fund. Tue, 17 Nov 2015 12:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151117/NJBIZ01/151119792&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151116/NJBIZ01/151119819&source=RSS New report says Camden 'eds and meds' having 2 billion economic impact on city A task force comprised of Camden's higher education and health care leaders has released a new report indicating that its nine anchor institutions have had an economic impact of more than 2 billion on the city, while creating more than 2,300 new jobs. Mon, 16 Nov 2015 14:17:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151116/NJBIZ01/151119819&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151116/NJBIZ01/151119825&source=RSS Honeywell opens 'truly awesome building' in Morris Plains Honeywell Chairman and CEO David Cote formally opened the company's new global headquarters in Morris Plains on Monday morning by talking about the future. Mon, 16 Nov 2015 14:05:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151116/NJBIZ01/151119825&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151116/NJBIZ01/151119854&source=RSS Real Estate Construction Report Engineering access Sidney Blanchard had spent more than a decade in social service by the late 1980s, first as a state employee and then as the head of a nonprofit known as Community Access Unlimited. Fri, 13 Nov 2015 16:35:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151116/NJBIZ01/151119854&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151116/NJBIZ01/311169995&source=RSS Where the sky truly is the limit NJII helping to develop projects for defense, homeland security sector The New Jersey Innovation Institute wants to foster growth in a number of key industry sectors in the state, including defense and homeland security. Fri, 13 Nov 2015 15:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151116/NJBIZ01/311169995&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151113/NJBIZ01/151119865&source=RSS Update Newark councilwoman wants task force to review Beth Israel tax exemption In the wake of Atlantic Health System's tax settlement with Morristown, Newark Councilwoman Gayle Chaneyfield Jenkins is urging the creation of a task force to review the tax-exempt status of that city's nonprofit hospitals. Fri, 13 Nov 2015 13:44:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151113/NJBIZ01/151119865&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151113/NJBIZ01/151119866&source=RSS EDA approves millions in incentives for collaborative office space, business solutions firm The Economic Development Authority voted Friday to approve a 10-year, 59 million Grow New Jersey award for WeWork Companies, an international collaborative office space community, to establish a Jersey City location. Fri, 13 Nov 2015 13:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151113/NJBIZ01/151119866&source=RSS