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Grapevine: Christie's ambitions having impact on policy, politics

It was, at one time, the worst-kept secret in all of New Jersey.Now, it's not really one at all. Gov. Chris Christie is seriously considering a bid for the White House in 2016.

GRAPEVINE: Christie's presidential ambitions have current impact on policy, politics

It was, at one time, the worst-kept secret in all of New Jersey.

Grapevine: Revel's ultimate poker face?

Revel is closing next month. That was last week's huge story, signaling much more than just another casino in Atlantic City closing its doors.

Grapevine: Prieto’s move on statewide paid sick leave not surprising

Last Wednesday, Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-Secaucus) said he plans to act on the statewide paid sick leave bill later this fall. The legislation, sponsored by Assemblywoman Pamela Lampitt (D-Voorhees) and state Sen. Loretta Weinberg...

GRAPEVINE: Formula One stalls again, "ban-the-box" bill and more

For weeks, word had been that Gov. Chris Christie would look to package his calling for bail reform with the signing of the Opportunity to Compete Act, or “ban-the-box.”

GRAPEVINE: Steindel resignation a 'surprise'?

Two weeks ago, when Bloomberg News first broke that Charles Steindel had resigned from his post as the chief economist for Gov. Chris Christie's administration, it was in a way, an unsurprising surprise.

Grapevine: Revel’s name holds no cachet

Revel Casino Hotel, Atlantic City's $2.4 billion toy, is in bankruptcy for a second time since opening in 2012 and its prospects don't look good.

Grapevine: Revel’s name holds no cachet

Revel Casino Hotel, Atlantic City’s $2.4 billion toy, is in bankruptcy for a second time since opening in 2012 and its prospects don’t look good.

Grapevine: A casino in Jersey City? Makes sense, but not soon

Would Jersey City be the logical place for a North Jersey casino? Absolutely, said a source who deals regularly with the city. But, they warned, don't expect this to happen any time soon.

On budget, Democrats should think ahead

The budget stalemate in Trenton got a push and a shove last week, but it still lacks any certain direction.

GRAPEVINE: Budget stalemate already a foregone conclusion — for now

In the last few weeks, legislative Democrats have spent a lot of their time and energy on crafting an alternative budget remedy to Gov. Chris Christie's plan to cut next year's scheduled $2.25 billion pension payment down to $681 million.

Grapevine: Budget showdown in town

The state's budget, facing a projected $1.7 billion revenue shortfall, is a mess.On this, everyone agrees.

GRAPEVINE: Roche 'winner' in for issues

Offers from developers interested in the sprawling Roche campus in Nutley and Clifton are due by the end of this week — and insiders expect interest to be strong.

Grapevine: Good for the views, but bad for business?

Will LG Electronics USA end up getting the controversial, potentially scenic view-killing 143-foot-high headquarters along the Hudson River in Englewood Cliffs that it so desires?

‘Ban-the-box’ could come as early as this week

Back in December, the Assembly Labor Committee voted to release the Opportunity to Compete Act, also known as “ban-the-box,” which seeks to limit employers from conducting criminal background checks on job applicants until after a...

GRAPEVINE: 'Feel-good initiatives' on the way?

May is always a budget month in Trenton, and this year in particular, it's not shaping up to be a very good one. Between the pension problem and the credit downgrades, there's not a lot of good news in the Garden State.

Grapevine: 'Fireworks' over Camden? We're told it's coming soon

For months now, word has been circulating that a major project is on its way to Camden.

Grapevine: Jersey City making push to extend ferry service

The weekend ferry service from Jersey City to Lower Manhattan was supposed to be a temporary six-week project.

NJBIZ Poll Question of the Week

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