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Christie finishes near bottom of Iowa caucuses

Christie finishes near bottom of Iowa caucuses

In the months leading up to Monday’s night’s Iowa caucuses, Gov. Chris Christie had not polled particularly well in the evangelical...

Horizon hiring: Christie official, other Trenton veterans join insurer

Gov. Chris Christie's deputy chief of staff and several other familiar faces in Trenton are joining Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey,...

Atlantic City emergency manager takes job at consulting firm

Kevin Lavin, the former corporate finance attorney appointed last year by Gov. Chris Christie to lead Atlantic City's emergency management team, has...

NJBIA says 2015 jobs data 'good news' for N.J. economy

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association said last week's report from the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development indicating that...

Understand three new laws focusing on senior care — and what still needs to be done

Understand three new laws focusing on senior care — and what still needs to be done

The silver tsunami, or the growing aging population, is forcing attention on the quantity and quality of care needed — especially in...

Christie announces Atlantic City takeover plan: 'Time to act is now'

Gov. Chris Christie held a news conference Tuesday to call for a state takeover of Atlantic City, claiming the city has, over time, been unable to...

South Jersey's nonmanufacturing industry is losing some faith, Fed finds

Growth in nonmanufacturing industries has slowed in the region that includes South Jersey, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.

Atlantic City moving closer to bankruptcy, Moody's says

In a new report issued Monday, Moody's Investors Service says Atlantic City is moving closer to defaulting on its debt service payments and declaring...

Moody's: N.J. credit rating depends on pension, Transportation Trust Fund decisions

Moody's: N.J. credit rating depends on pension, Transportation Trust Fund decisions

The future of New Jersey's already second-worst credit rating will largely depend on upcoming decisions regarding pension payments and the state's...

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