NJBIZ - Government http://www.njbiz.com/section/government Government Government en-us Copyright 2017 NJBIZ Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:33:12 EST Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:33:12 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170120/NJBIZ01/170119755&source=RSS Gubernatorial candidates eager for minority support When Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno announced her candidacy for the Republican nomination in the upcoming gubernatorial race, it was the standard setup. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170120/NJBIZ01/170119755&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119760&source=RSS Industry, political figures react to COAH ruling Representatives from both the public and private sectors appear to be divided on the consequences of the affordable housing ruling made by the New Jersey Supreme Court on Wednesday. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119760&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119765&source=RSS Federal Reserve Bank charts more manufacturing growth in South Jersey region The monthly report by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia shows another month of improving economic conditions in the region that includes South Jersey. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:02:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119765&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119768&source=RSS N.J. employers add more jobs in December unemployment rate continues to drop New Jersey&#8217s unemployment rate dropped again in December, according to preliminary figures released by the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119768&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119787&source=RSS Newark mayor unveils plans for 'Mulberry Commons,' the former Triangle Park Newark Mayor Ras Baraka revealed a plan Wednesday to redevelop the downtown Newark area at the foot of the Prudential Center. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:29:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/NJBIZ01/170119787&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170118/NJBIZ01/170119789&source=RSS Wage growth grew in Q4, ADP workforce report finds Overall wage growth increased by 2. 3 percent year over year across all industries in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to the ADP Workforce Vitality Report. The Roseland-based company said this corresponds with the 1. 9 percent growth in wages reported by the U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170118/NJBIZ01/170119789&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170118/NJBIZ01/170119790&source=RSS Nine N.J. colleges sign on to Big Data coalition Nine of the state's top colleges and universities have signed a memorandum of agreement to formally establish the New Jersey Big Data Alliance. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:48:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170118/NJBIZ01/170119790&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170118/NJBIZ01/170119806&source=RSS OSHA cites concrete manufacturer, which faces 89K in penalties A Kenvil-based concrete manufacturer faces nearly 89,000 in penalties after citations from the U. S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:45:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170118/NJBIZ01/170119806&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170118/NJBIZ01/170119821&source=RSS Koeppe, Imperatore chosen for N.J. Hall of Fame The late chairman of the state Economic Development Authority, Alfred Koeppe, is among the 15 prominent New Jerseyans who will be inducted in the New Jersey Hall of Fame in May, it announced Tuesday. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:48:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170118/NJBIZ01/170119821&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170117/NJBIZ01/170119830&source=RSS Guadagno formally launches gubernatorial campaign During a much-anticipated gubernatorial campaign launch event Tuesday morning, Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno said she has no plans to change the number on her state-issued cellphone that she routinely gives out in public to those seeking her assistance with a regulatory issue. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:49:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170117/NJBIZ01/170119830&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170116/NJBIZ01/170119862&source=RSS Failed Salem County bank finds a new owner, with branches remaining open A North Carolina-based bank will take over a shuttered Pennsville-based institution, according to the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:33:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170116/NJBIZ01/170119862&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170113/NJBIZ01/170119907&source=RSS Booker, Menendez to speak at N.J. Chamber 'Walk to Washington' dinner event New Jersey's two Democratic U. S. Sens. Cory Booker and Bob Menendez will each speak next month at a congressional dinner event in Washington, D. C. , hosted by the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce, NJBIZ has learned. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:23:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170113/NJBIZ01/170119907&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170113/BREAKINGGLASS/170119909&source=RSS Women vastly underrepresented in N.J.'s elected offices President Obama effectively delivered a call to action on Tuesday as he gave his farewell address in Chicago. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170113/BREAKINGGLASS/170119909&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170112/NJBIZ01/170119917&source=RSS Guadagno formally files to run for governor After months of speculation, Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno has formally entered the race to be New Jersey's next governor. Thu, 12 Jan 2017 14:05:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170112/NJBIZ01/170119917&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170112/NJBIZ01/170119926&source=RSS State added 3,500 jobs in December, ADP says New Jersey added 3,500 private sector jobs in December, closing out the year on an up note, according to Roseland-based ADP. Thu, 12 Jan 2017 10:36:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170112/NJBIZ01/170119926&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170112/NJBIZ01/170119945&source=RSS Health care industry continues to work on addressing out-of-network medical bills A sudden halt to what many industry insiders called unprecedented progress in the surprise medical billing debate in Trenton late last year left some disappointed. But in the absence of a new law, and after eight years of waiting, the industry has taken steps to address a related issue independently. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:38:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170112/NJBIZ01/170119945&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170111/NJBIZ01/170119947&source=RSS Update Trump picks former Morristown hospital president as VA secretary David Shulkin, former president of Morristown Medical Center and former vice president at Atlantic Health System, was picked by President-elect Donald Trump to be secretary of Veterans Affairs, according to multiple reports. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170111/NJBIZ01/170119947&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170111/NJBIZ01/170119972&source=RSS State of the State address Christie's focus on drug addiction almost universally applauded by legislators, business leaders, think tanks While Gov. Chris Christie dedicated the majority of his annual State of the State address Tuesday to discussing the issue of drug addiction and the ways his administration plans on fighting back, he also touched on a number of economic items, including what he deemed to be &#8220game-changing&#8221 tax reforms and examples of leaner, more. . . Wed, 11 Jan 2017 08:10:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170111/NJBIZ01/170119972&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170110/NJBIZ01/170119973&source=RSS Christie talks up addiction treatment, tax reform during State of the State In his annual State of the State address Tuesday, Gov. Chris Christie said that, as he enters his final full year as governor, he believes New Jersey is in good shape with an economy ready to grow and is &#8220now ready to use 2017 to confront problems that still need solving. &#8221 Tue, 10 Jan 2017 15:39:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170110/NJBIZ01/170119973&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170110/NJBIZ01/170119979&source=RSS Deerfield Twp. produce supplier approved for 28M in EDA incentives to expand F S Produce Co. Inc. , a Deerfield Township-based supplier of produce and refrigerated prepared foods, received approval Tuesday from the state Economic Development Authority for a 10-year, 28. 1 million Grow New Jersey award to expand in Cumberland County. Tue, 10 Jan 2017 13:18:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170110/NJBIZ01/170119979&source=RSS