NJBIZ - Government http://www.njbiz.com/section/government Government Government en-us Copyright 2015 NJBIZ Sat, 01 Aug 2015 16:51:15 EST Sat, 01 Aug 2015 16:51:15 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150730/NJBIZ01/150739974&source=RSS Christie places 10th in latest, Trump-led GOP presidential poll In a new Quinnipiac University Poll released Thursday, Gov. Chris Christie continues to trail the majority of Republican Party candidates for president, placing 10th overall, with 3 percent support among likely voters. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:09:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150730/NJBIZ01/150739974&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150729/NJBIZ01/150729734&source=RSS With help from variety of funding sources, Foodtown coming to Elizabeth A mix of government agencies and private institutions are funding a new development project to bring a major supermarket and shopping center to Elizabeth, according to Valley National Bank. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150729/NJBIZ01/150729734&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150728/NJBIZ01/150729765&source=RSS Fragrance and cosmetics maker cited by OSHA A Cedar Grove maker of fragrances and cosmetics faces more than 50,000 in proposed penalties after allegedly exposing its workers to fire and explosion hazards, according to the U. S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150728/NJBIZ01/150729765&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150727/NJBIZ01/307279994&source=RSS Expanding Wi-Fi is 'defining moment' for residents There was plenty of talk about how much Newark Venture Partners &#8212 leveraging the amazingly high-speed Internet the city has &#8212 can be an accelerator to tech startups while drawing already-established tech companies to the city. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150727/NJBIZ01/307279994&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150724/NJBIZ01/150729839&source=RSS Crowdfunding bill advances to Christie's desk A bill that would allow private businesses in New Jersey to crowdfund through Web portals has received final legislative approval and is now heading to Gov. Chris Christie's desk for consideration. Fri, 24 Jul 2015 14:45:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150724/NJBIZ01/150729839&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150723/NJBIZ01/150729892&source=RSS BLS examines N.J. employment and wages, county by county New Jersey got mostly good economic news in a new study by the U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, as both employment and wages grew in 13 of the Garden State's 15 largest counties. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 11:29:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150723/NJBIZ01/150729892&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150722/NJBIZ01/150729926&source=RSS Christie announces national finance team, including several New Jerseyans Gov. Chris Christie, who announced the New Jersey Finance Leadership Team for his presidential campaign in June, on Wednesday unveiled the members of his national team, including seven from the Garden State. Wed, 22 Jul 2015 10:10:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150722/NJBIZ01/150729926&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150721/NJBIZ01/150729943&source=RSS Chamber member survey High taxes, cost of living plague N.J. recovery Roughly a third of New Jersey Chamber of Commerce members say New Jersey&#8217s high cost of living and tax structure continues to be the &#8220single biggest obstacle&#8221 in the way of the state making a full economic recovery, according to a new survey released Tuesday. Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:43:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150721/NJBIZ01/150729943&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150721/NJBIZ01/150729953&source=RSS Service sector activity slows for South Jersey, Philly region Service sector activity is slowing, according to the monthly Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia study of so-called nonmanufacturing business in the region, which includes South Jersey. Tue, 21 Jul 2015 11:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150721/NJBIZ01/150729953&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150720/NJBIZ01/150729971&source=RSS Big names welcome 50M Newark venture fund Business leaders and public officials gathered Monday to launch Newark Venture Partners, a 50 million early-stage technology venture fund supported by some of the city's top corporate leaders. Mon, 20 Jul 2015 16:48:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150720/NJBIZ01/150729971&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150720/NJBIZ01/150729979&source=RSS Lockheed buying helicopter maker Sikorsky for 7.1B will be part of Mission Systems unit Aerospace giant Lockheed Martin is buying Sikorsky Aircraft for about 7. 1 billion and integrating the famed helicopter maker into its Mission Systems and Training business unit, it announced Monday. Mon, 20 Jul 2015 13:37:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150720/NJBIZ01/150729979&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150717/NJBIZ01/150719806&source=RSS Christie's chief counsel returning to Lowenstein Sandler firm McElroy Deutsch lawyer tabbed as replacement Chris Porrino will step down as Gov. Chris Christie's chief counsel and return to the private sector after nearly four years in the administration, Christie's office announced Friday. Fri, 17 Jul 2015 12:01:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150717/NJBIZ01/150719806&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150717/NJBIZ01/150719821&source=RSS Newark real estate leaders tout city's momentum, success at industry event As Jeff Schotz will tell you, Panasonic never had to be sold on Newark before it announced plans to move there in 2011. It was just a matter of finding a location that fit the company's vision for the future. Fri, 17 Jul 2015 08:34:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150717/NJBIZ01/150719821&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150716/NJBIZ01/150719840&source=RSS State loses 7,400 jobs in June, though unemployment drops to near-seven-year low The latest report on New Jersey employment from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development was a mixed bag Thursday. Thu, 16 Jul 2015 12:29:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150716/NJBIZ01/150719840&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150716/NJBIZ01/150719844&source=RSS Philly, South Jersey manufacturing continues pattern of growth, Fed finds Manufacturing in the Philadelphia region, including South Jersey, grew modestly in July, according to the latest monthly survey by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150716/NJBIZ01/150719844&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150716/NJBIZ01/150719848&source=RSS Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services reveals first star ratings for home health agencies For the first time, the Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services has given star ratings to the home health agencies that it lists on its public information website, enabling consumers to evaluate the quality of their performance at a glance. In New Jersey, 48 providers received scores on a five-star scale. Thu, 16 Jul 2015 10:39:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150716/NJBIZ01/150719848&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150715/NJBIZ01/150719875&source=RSS Barnabas Health CEO Ostrowsky speaks on tax ruling #8212 and his thoughts may be surprising Like all hospital executives, Barnabas Health CEO and President Barry H. Ostrowsky viewed the recent tax court decision that could stick Morristown Medical Center with a 2. 5 million tax bill with a discerning eye. His reaction, however, may be surprising. Wed, 15 Jul 2015 10:42:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150715/NJBIZ01/150719875&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150713/NJBIZ01/150719931&source=RSS Christie losing ground among 2016 GOP presidential pack in new poll According to a new Monmouth University Poll released Monday, Gov. Chris Christie, despite formally announcing his candidacy last month, continues to lose ground as he seeks the Republican Party's nomination for president. Mon, 13 Jul 2015 12:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150713/NJBIZ01/150719931&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150713/NJBIZ01/307139992&source=RSS Creating the ultimate database for N.J. exporters Ben Steltzer knows what it means to roll up one&#8217s sleeves and make things happen in the Garden State &#8212 with or without support from others. Mon, 13 Jul 2015 10:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150713/NJBIZ01/307139992&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150713/NJBIZ01/307139994&source=RSS Real estate investors wary of tax changes say limiting Section 1031 would slow down sector &#8220What is your favorite section of the Internal Revenue Code?&#8221 Mon, 13 Jul 2015 10:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150713/NJBIZ01/307139994&source=RSS