NJBIZ - Government http://www.njbiz.com/section/government Government Government en-us Copyright 2016 NJBIZ Wed, 27 Jul 2016 05:29:34 EST Wed, 27 Jul 2016 05:29:34 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160726/BREAKINGGLASS/160729852&source=RSS The 3 most-powerful speeches in politics today Obama, Trump #8230 and Silverman? As the 2016 Democratic National Convention moves into its second day, social media and global search engines have made clear what everyone is talking about Tue, 26 Jul 2016 14:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160726/BREAKINGGLASS/160729852&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160726/NJBIZ01/160729862&source=RSS Fulop puts focus on veterans' issues at N.J. delegation breakfast Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop shined a light on veterans' issues Tuesday morning at a breakfast he hosted for New Jersey's Democratic National Convention delegation at the Renaissance Philadelphia Airport Hotel. Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160726/NJBIZ01/160729862&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160726/NJBIZ01/160729866&source=RSS Booker calls on America to 'rise' with rousing DNC speech U. S. Sen. Cory Booker D-N. J. used his primetime speaking slot at the opening night of the Democratic National Convention on Monday to rally the party&#8217s base around presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton and against the campaign rhetoric being used by Republican Donald Trump. Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160726/NJBIZ01/160729866&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160725/NJBIZ01/160729881&source=RSS Updated Which N.J. towns have the highest property taxes in relation to income? It may seem as though one can't go to a dinner party in New Jersey without the conversation of property taxes arising. The Garden State has developed a reputation among its citizens for having an exceptionally high cost of living in regard to this particular tax. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:26:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160725/NJBIZ01/160729881&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160725/NJBIZ01/160729887&source=RSS With DNC nearby, officials talk Camden investment As Democrats from across the country gather in Philadelphia this week for the Democratic National Convention, U. S. Rep. Donald Norcross D-Cherry Hill spent the better half of Monday morning across the Delaware River in Camden at an event highlighting the city's recent infrastructure investments. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:02:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160725/NJBIZ01/160729887&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160725/NJBIZ01/160729927&source=RSS From one company could come many more Small business lending firm bringing 225 jobs from NYC It's the win-win scenario the state of New Jersey dreams about. With a ribbon-cutting ceremony atop the 33rd floor of 101 Hudson St. near Exchange Place last Wednesday night, World Business Lenders made its move from Manhattan to Jersey City official. Fri, 22 Jul 2016 10:33:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160725/NJBIZ01/160729927&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160722/NJBIZ01/160729921&source=RSS Sweeney, Prieto announce new TTF deal with estate tax repeal Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto announced Friday that they had come to terms on a new agreement to replenish the state's depleted Transportation Trust Fund and gradually phase out the estate tax. Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:23:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160722/NJBIZ01/160729921&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160722/NJBIZ01/160729922&source=RSS Reports Booker among finalists to be Clinton VP Former Secretary of State and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is set to announce her vice presidential running mate Friday afternoon and, according to some media reports, U. S. Sen. Cory Booker is among the three finalists for the job. Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:13:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160722/NJBIZ01/160729922&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160721/NJBIZ01/160729952&source=RSS Private sector jobs rise in N.J., but so does unemployment rate New Jersey saw the addition of 22,200 private sector jobs last month, representing the strongest month for private sector growth since February 1996, according to the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:10:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160721/NJBIZ01/160729952&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160721/NJBIZ01/160729954&source=RSS Lending firm leaves Manhattan, cuts ribbon on new Jersey City headquarters After securing the approval for a 10-year, 16. 8 million Grow New Jersey award from the Economic Development Authority in February, small business lending firm World Business Lenders has formally left Manhattan for New Jersey, cutting the ribbon Wednesday on its new corporate headquarters in Jersey City. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:37:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160721/NJBIZ01/160729954&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160721/NJBIZ01/160729957&source=RSS S. Jersey manufacturing activity down in July, Philly Fed says Manufacturing activity fell during July in the region that includes South Jersey, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia's monthly Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 10:38:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160721/NJBIZ01/160729957&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160720/NJBIZ01/160729978&source=RSS iCIMS signs lease for new home at Bell Works Bell Works hosted a public lease signing with its newest tenant, software solutions company iCIMS, on Wednesday. Wed, 20 Jul 2016 14:05:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160720/NJBIZ01/160729978&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160720/NJBIZ01/160729999&source=RSS Christie attacks Clinton in RNC speech Gov. Chris Christie took to the stage Tuesday night at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland to draw on his experience as the former U. S. Attorney for New Jersey to &#8220present the case&#8221 against former Secretary of State and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. Wed, 20 Jul 2016 08:01:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160720/NJBIZ01/160729999&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160719/NJBIZ01/160719804&source=RSS Wirths to leave N.J. labor department Harold Wirths, the longtime commissioner of the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development, will leave his post next month after over six years, Gov. Chris Christie's administration announced Monday. Tue, 19 Jul 2016 08:07:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160719/NJBIZ01/160719804&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160718/NJBIZ01/160719816&source=RSS Trenton economic development group picks Brandywine's Sowa as founding CEO In an announcement held Monday morning at NJM Insurance Group in West Trenton, Greater Trenton unveiled Brandywine Realty Trust Executive Vice President George Sowa as its new founding CEO. Mon, 18 Jul 2016 10:18:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160718/NJBIZ01/160719816&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160715/NJBIZ01/160719849&source=RSS Christie won't be VP. Now what? 5 things to watch for Donald Trump made it official Friday Gov. Chris Christie will not be the presumptive Republican presidential candidate's running mate. Fri, 15 Jul 2016 11:53:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160715/NJBIZ01/160719849&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160715/NJBIZ01/160719850&source=RSS Newark metal treatment business faces 87K in OSHA fines A Newark metal treatment company could have to pay more than 87,000 in fines after the U. S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited it for allegedly exposing workers to hazards. Fri, 15 Jul 2016 10:49:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160715/NJBIZ01/160719850&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160715/NJBIZ01/160719852&source=RSS Lesniak puts forth new gas tax plan As legislators continue to hammer out a compromise proposal to fund the state's depleted Transportation Trust Fund, state Sen. Raymond Lesniak joined the fray Thursday and introduced a plan that would phase in a dedicated 25-cent per gallon gas tax over three years. Fri, 15 Jul 2016 09:52:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160715/NJBIZ01/160719852&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160714/NJBIZ01/160719866&source=RSS EDA approves 86M in incentives for 5 Jersey City projects In addition to a 10-year, 39. 7 million Grow New Jersey award to encourage EY to take space in Hoboken, five Jersey City projects were approved Thursday by the Economic Development Authority for incentives totaling over 86 million. Thu, 14 Jul 2016 16:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160714/NJBIZ01/160719866&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160714/NJBIZ01/160719867&source=RSS Fox charged with conspiring to commit bribery as Samson pleads guilty over 'Chairman's Flight' Federal authorities have charged former state Transportation Commissioner Jamie Fox with conspiring to commit bribery, in a count tied his role as a lobbyist for United Airlines and the case against former Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Chairman David Samson. Thu, 14 Jul 2016 15:52:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160714/NJBIZ01/160719867&source=RSS