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GRAPEVINE: Christie's next big chance

After being snubbed in 2013, Gov. Chris Christie was invited to speak last week at the Conservative Political Action Conference held just outside of Washington, D.C. Read More »»

GRAPEVINE: Pension debate reform not over

In a press conference held the day before Gov. Chris Christie unveiled his budget for the 2015 fiscal year, state Democrats indicated that without a full payment into the state workers' pension fund, they'd rather shut down the government than pass a budget. Read More »»

GRAPEVINE: Don't expect budget leaks

Gov. Chris Christie is set to deliver his budget address this week, but with more scrutiny on his office than ever before, don't be surprised if little is leaked beforehand. Read More »»

Grapevine: Mum's the word for Christie

It’s been more than a month since Gov. Chris Christie held that marathon press conference, seemingly answering each and every question put forth to him. Read More »»

Biz community likes Port plan

Don't be surprised if you see the business community look beyond the Port Authority's growing list of recent political troubles and instead offer its support for passage of the authority's new 10-year, $27.6 billion capital project spending plan. Read More »»

Grapevine: Bank of New York Mellon exploring Jersey City sites

The Bank of New York Mellon is one of the latest companies to be weighing new spaces on both sides of the Hudson. The LeFraks are reportedly one of three Jersey City landlords trying to woo the longtime Wall Street institution, but who are the others? Read More »»

Grapevine: Cuomo is the one to watch

If you're a regular reader of Grapevine, you already know how New Jersey's business community feels about Bill de Blasio serving as New York City's 109th mayor. Read More »»

Long road for longer school day

In his State of the State address last week, Gov. Chris Christie made his case for a longer school year full of longer days. Read More »»

Bridgegate to benefit Fulop?

No one in Gov. Chris Christie's office has been accused of closing lanes at the Holland Tunnel, but that doesn't mean Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop might not have anything to gain from what has now been aptly named “Bridgegate.” Read More »»

Interesting move for Merck

Merck & Co. appears to be changing course when it comes to marketing one of the many properties it hopes to unload in New Jersey, an industry source told Grapevine. Read More »»

Looking like a good split for Economic Opportunity II

State Sen. Raymond Lesniak (D-Union) may have opted to withdraw the Economic Opportunity Act II last week, but the bill's main sponsor hasn't given up on anything in the legislation. Read More »»

GRAPEVINE: Gambling in Bergen County

Another look at casinos in Bergen County, another case of territorialism. Read More »»

Cushman & Wakefield for sale?

Rumors have resurfaced in recent weeks about a possible sale of Cushman & Wakefield, the global real estate brokerage and services firm, by its parent company. Read More »»

Grapevine: Newark ready for paid sick-leave

Jersey City's run as the only municipality in New Jersey to have paid sick-leave legislation on the books will come to an end this week as Newark gets ready to pass its own. Read More »»

Grapevine: Sweeney, Fulop compete for the early 2017 buzz

Gov. Chris Christie may be gunning for a run at the Oval Office in 2016, but Senate president Steve Sweeney (D-West Deptford) was the one at the White House last week. Read More »»

Grapevine: Port Authority suit could grow

Jersey City's looming $400 million lawsuit against the Port Authority has the potential to get much larger, one insider said. Newark, Hoboken, Weehawken and Elizabeth may all get involved. Read More »»

Grapevine: De Blasio's gain is ... N.J.'s gain?

You'd have to go back 20 years to remember the last time a Democrat served as mayor of New York. That was David Dinkins, who, in case anyone was wondering, is actually a Trenton native. Read More »»

Grapevine: And they’re off ... track betting

Last month, the New Jersey Racing Commission gave the thumbs-up to a new off-track betting facility in Gloucester Township. Read More »»

Grapevine: No incentives, no problem?

Haier America won't be the first company to bring its headquarters to New Jersey without the help of state incentives. But the circumstances seem far different from the last big name that grabbed headlines over such a move. Read More »»

Grapevine: Between inlet, Hard Rock's place

Plans to expand Stockton College's footprint in Atlantic City could wind up at the site once slated for a new Hard Rock casino, and not the Southeast Inlet, a source said. Read More »»

Poll Question of the Week:

With John Degnan sworn in as the new chairman of the Port Authority, is Bridgegate finally behind us?

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Special Editions

Business Profiles 2014

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Taking an Inside Look at Business in New Jersey.

Health Care Heroes 2014

Health Care Heroes 2014
The Healthcare Heroes awards supplement highlights individuals and organizations making a significant impact on the quality of healthcare in New Jersey. Click on the image to read through the supplement.

EY Entrepreneur of the Year New Jersey 2014

EY Entrepreneur of the Year New Jersey 2014
Entrepreneurs follow many roads to success, but they are all powered by the same fuel: visionary ideas that transform businesses and jump start industries.Celebrating the results has been a priority for EY for nearly 30 years. Each year, the global leader in professional services recognizes entrepreneurs as true visionaries who contribute to economic growth through leadership, innovation and cutting-edge products and services.

Real Estate & Construction Report

Real Estate & Construction Report
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