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Lesniak: Gaming in North Jersey will save Atlantic City

Lesniak: Gaming in North Jersey will save Atlantic City

At NJBIA forum, legislative leaders spar over gas tax, sick leave

At NJBIA forum, legislative leaders spar over gas tax, sick leave

NJBIA survey: Things are looking up in 2015

NJBIA survey: Things are looking up in 2015

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Lesniak: Gaming in North Jersey will save Atlantic City

Many believe that gaming in North Jersey will cannibalize Atlantic City. I disagree, and in fact, strongly believe that gaming in North Jersey will be critical to reposition the region's economy by recapturing the billions in gaming revenue that currently goes to other states. With two sites in North Jersey, we can stop the stream of buses that are traveling to Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, which once traveled south to Atlantic City. Read More »»

premium content Cooper Health awarded $40M in EDA's latest round

Subaru's $117.8 million incentive award for its Gateway District headquarters project was the main draw at last week's Economic Development Authority meeting in Trenton, but it wasn't the only high-profile, Camden-based project on the docket. Read More »»

premium content EO13: Is Camden's growth hurting its suburbs?

South Jersey towns have to replace outgoing tenants

The Economic Opportunity Act, 2013’s major corporate incentives overhaul, has been very good to Camden. Read More »»

At NJBIA forum, legislative leaders spar over gas tax, sick leave

All four of New Jersey's legislative leaders not only want to fix the state's depleted Transportation Trust Fund, they want to do so in a bipartisan manner. Read More »»

OSHA cites three companies over Mine Hill plant safety issues

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited a French company with facilities in New Jersey, along with two staffing agencies, over explosion and chemical hazards at a Mine Hill plant. Read More »»

NJBIA survey: Things are looking up in 2015

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association's 56th annual Business Outlook Survey suggests 2015 will be a positive year for New Jersey's economy. Read More »»

Chinese trade deficit taking a toll on jobs in N.J., U.S., study says

According to a study released Thursday by the Economic Policy Institute, America’s rising trade deficit with China has cost the U.S. more than 3.2 million jobs between 2001 (when China joined the World Trade Organization) and 2013. Read More »»

ADP: New Jersey gained 3,600 jobs in November

New Jersey’s private sector added 3,600 jobs in November, according to the latest report from Roseland-based human resources and payroll company ADP. Read More »»

Christie extends life of sports and gaming advisory commission

Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday moved to once again extend the tenure of the New Jersey Gaming, Sports and Entertainment Advisory Commission, the team of high-profile business leaders that has helped shape his policy moves on the Meadowlands Sports Complex, Atlantic City and other areas. Read More »»

Another Camden project gets EDA incentive: Cooper offered $40M to move operations there

Subaru's $117.8 million incentive award for its Gateway District headquarters project was the main draw at Tuesday's Economic Development Authority meeting in Trenton, but it wasn't the only high-profile, Camden-based project on the docket. Read More »»

Subaru approved for $117.8M incentive award for new Camden headquarters

The Economic Development Authority voted Tuesday to approve a 10-year, $117.8 million Grow New Jersey incentive award for carmaker Subaru of America to build its new corporate headquarters on Campbell Soup Co.-owned land in Camden's Gateway District. Read More »»

Fairview Insurance Agency Associates names COO

Fairview Insurance Agency Associates Inc. announced Tuesday that Michael Graham has been named chief operating officer for the Cherry Hill- and Verona-based independent, full-service insurance agency. Read More »»

Updated: Choose N.J. CEO is leaving for Texas job

Choose New Jersey CEO and President Tracye McDaniel is leaving the organization to return to Texas, she said Monday. Read More »»

premium content Key leaders confident Trust Fund will get done

The 'huge level of support' could make huge difference

Many old cliches have resurfaced as New Jersey is yet again poised to tackle the much-needed replenishment of its Transportation Trust Fund. Read More »»

Jersey City launches website to streamline production process for filmmakers

Jersey City has launched a new website that allows filmmakers to apply for permits online, part of its effort to streamline the process and encourage productions in the city. Read More »»

Party like it's 1999: 2014 is best year for jobs in new millennium

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has just released its November 2014 jobs report and, according to the numbers, “everything's coming up Milhouse.” Read More »»

Horizon extending retail, telephone hours for Obamacare ‘Insure-A-Thon’

The retail locations of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey will have extended hours starting this weekend through Dec. 15 during an “Insure-A-Thon” aimed at getting New Jerseyans enrolled in health coverage. Tens of thousands of New Jerseyans are eligible for subsidized health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Read More »»

Prieto to introduce bill calling for consolidation of sports authority, Meadowlands commission

Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-Secaucus) announced Thursday that he plans on introducing legislation that would consolidate the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority and the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission in an effort to provide an economic boost to the Meadowlands region. Read More »»

Two largest N.J. pensions could be broke in a decade, Moody's says

Moody's Financial Services has just presented New Jersey with one of the most overwrought of Hollywood cliches: The ticking time bomb. Read More »»

N.J. League of Municipalities executive director reportedly retiring

After what will be 41 years on the job, New Jersey State League of Municipalities Executive Director Bill Dressel reportedly plans on retiring next June. Read More »»

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Breaking Glass

Family-unfriendly policies driving moms from the workplace

Running away to Europe is probably not the first thing on any new mother's mind.

Industry Insights

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Special Editions

2014 50 Fastest Growing Companies Event Supplement

2014 50 Fastest Growing Companies Event Supplement
Congratulations to the 2014 50 Fastest Growing Companies! On Thursday, November 13th nearly 400 individuals gathered to celebrate 50 of the fastest growing companies in the state. Click on the supplement to see where each company fell on the list!

New Brunswick 2014

New Brunswick 2014
This supplement will highlight the revitalization of one of New Jersey's most important cities and discuss why New Brunswick is an ideal place for doing business.

Real Estate & Construction Report Power 50

Real Estate & Construction Report Power 50
The NJBIZ Power 50, our ranking of New Jersey's 50 most influential people in the real estate industry, is one of the most anticipated lists of the year. Here's our take on the movers and the shakers of 2014 in all things real estate.

2014 CFO of the Year Awards

2014 CFO of the Year Awards
Congratulations to the 2014 CFO of the Year Award Finalists and Winners! Take a peak inside to catch a glimpse of the best and brightest CFOs and financial executives from around the state.


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