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Christie approval rating slumps to 29 percent

Christie approval rating slumps to 29 percent

Just 29 percent of New Jersey voters approve of the job Gov. Chris Christie is doing, according to a new Quinnipiac University Poll released...

New Jersey lost jobs in April as unemployment rate jumped, state says

April was not a pretty month for New Jersey's economic picture, as the state lost jobs and the unemployment rate rose, according to the Department of...

State reportedly facing $1.1B budget shortfall

The state Office of Legislative Services has distributed a memo projecting a previously unforeseen $1.1 billion revenue shortfall for the current and...

Change in overtime threshold coming: Business owners beware — This may cost you big

Go ahead and admit it: Most business owners don't actually track the number of hours their exempt employees work, because they are not eligible for...

Phil Murphy first to announce he's running for governor

Phil Murphy first to announce he's running for governor

Phil Murphy, the former U.S. ambassador to Germany and Goldman Sachs executive, has announced that he intends to run for governor in 2017.

Update: Senate committee advances $15 minimum wage bill

The Senate Labor Committee voted Monday in favor of advancing a measure that aims to gradually increase New Jersey's minimum wage to $15 per hour...

premium content Living for the city: Greater Trenton board is on a mission to bring more companies and capital to help rebuild N.J.'s capital city

Any board that counts a former longtime CEO of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority as a member is packing a punch.

Warehouse's locked exit route could cost it again, OSHA says

A Passaic distribution warehouse apparently didn't learn from a previous citation, and faces more than $112,000 in fines as a result, the U.S.

Update: EDA approves $27M incentive as Newell agrees to create Hoboken HQ

Update: EDA approves $27M incentive as Newell agrees to create Hoboken HQ

The Economic Development Authority voted Friday to approve a 10-year, $27 million Grow New Jersey award for Newell Brands to consolidate a number of...

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