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Most-read of the year: EDA approves $22M in incentives for two Jersey City projects

By May 27, 2016 01:31 PM

The Economic Development Authority voted to approve more than $22 million in incentives for two projects based in Jersey City. CONTINUE READING

Most-read of the year: The NJBIZ Power 100: The state's most influential people in business

By May 27, 2016 01:29 PM

What's the definition of power? It's the question we get most often at NJBIZ, when it comes time for the Power 100. Unfortunately, there’s not an easy explanation. CONTINUE READING


Most-read of the year: NJBIZ reveals ranking of N.J.'s Best Places to Work for 2016 (slideshows)

By May 27, 2016 01:27 PM

New Jersey's top businesses came from all over the state to iPlay America to find out which ones were the Best Places to Work in New Jersey for 2016. Before a capacity crowd at the Freehold indoor theme park and events center, NJBIZ revealed the rankings of the state's Top 70 small and medium companies, and Top 30 large companies. CONTINUE READING

Most-read of the year: Best 50 Women in Business: The Class of 2016 (slideshow)

By May 27, 2016 01:26 PM

NJBIZ honored New Jersey's most dynamic women in business with its Best 50 Women in Business awards dinner, held at The Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset. The Class of 2016 includes bankers, doctors, entrepreneurs and everyone in between. CONTINUE READING

Assembly approves $15 minimum wage bill

By Andrew George
May 27, 2016 08:33 AM

The Assembly voted Thursday to approve legislation that looks to gradually increase New Jersey’s minimum wage to $15 per hour over the next five years. CONTINUE READING

(Most-read) Study reveals which N.J. CEOs were the highest-paid

By May 27, 2016 08:30 AM

The Associated Press, in conjunction with Equilar, has come out with its annual CEO pay study, and 15 New Jersey chief executives made the list of more than 340. CONTINUE READING

Atlantic City compromise legislation heads to Christie’s desk

By Andrew George
May 27, 2016 08:28 AM

The Assembly and Senate both voted Thursday to approve legislation that will give Atlantic City 150 days and a five-month bridge loan to balance its budget for the upcoming fiscal year and develop a five-year management plan. CONTINUE READING

Horizon's net income down despite revenue increase

By May 27, 2016 08:27 AM

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, the state's largest insurer, posted its annual report for last year, which showed the organization's net income decreased to $106.7 million from $147.5 million in 2014. CONTINUE READING

28 weird ways that presidential campaigns spent their money

By May 27, 2016 08:25 AM

Political campaigns are hectic, expensive undertakings. Candidates and their staffers travel all over the country by planes, trains and automobiles. They eat at roadside diners and in the drive-thru lane, and fuel up for campaign rallies and fundraisers at Dunkin’ Donuts and Starbucks. Indeed, an InsideGov analysis of campaign finance data found presidential campaigns have spent $2,661 at Starbucks in this cycle. CONTINUE READING

Lawmaker: N.J. roads can be fixed without gas tax hike

By May 27, 2016 08:24 AM

State Sen. Jennifer Beck on Thursday announced she is introducing two sweeping bills to free up billions of dollars in the state budget to fund the near-broke Transportation Trust Fund for seven years without raising the gas tax. CONTINUE READING

Cellphone-cancer link found in government study

By May 27, 2016 08:23 AM

A major U.S. government study on rats has found a link between cellphones and cancer, an explosive finding in the long-running debate about whether mobile phones cause health effects. CONTINUE READING

Transit link opens at World Trade Center

By May 27, 2016 08:22 AM

At long last, lower Manhattan has a new transit link. And spats over ballooning costs were muted, at least for a day. CONTINUE READING

Oil prices poised to hit sweet spot for global economy

By May 27, 2016 08:21 AM

The most powerful oil rally in seven years pushed crude prices above $50 a barrel on Thursday, a level that eases pressure on producers while being low enough to keep consumers happy at the gas pump. CONTINUE READING

How people can secretly steal your property in New Jersey

By May 27, 2016 08:21 AM

Bishop Frank Garris Jr. knew something wasn't right when he tried to do a walk-through of the Newark church he had just closed on. CONTINUE READING

2 new casinos near NYC could save, or destroy, Atlantic City

By May 27, 2016 08:20 AM

Two new casinos proposed for northern New Jersey near New York City could save, or destroy, Atlantic City, panelists at a major casino conference said Thursday. CONTINUE READING

Hillary Clinton visiting N.J. Tuesday to raise money with Booker

By May 27, 2016 08:19 AM

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is coming to raise money in New Jersey on Tuesday, a week before the state's presidential primary that could clinch the Democratic presidential nomination for her. CONTINUE READING

Christie formally nominates acting treasurer

By May 27, 2016 08:18 AM

Gov. Chris Christie continued formally filling out his cabinet Thursday by nominating his acting treasurer eight months after he was hired. CONTINUE READING

(Most-read) Which 24 N.J. companies are among Forbes' biggest in the world?

By May 26, 2016 08:29 AM

Forbes on Wednesday released its annual list of the world's biggest public companies, and 24 from New Jersey made the 14th annual Global 2000, it said. CONTINUE READING

Breaking Glass: eSBe Designs exec explains why love matters when it comes to a fulfilling career

By May 26, 2016 08:27 AM

Since 2014, eSBe Designs has been empowering women to become stylists for the boutique jewelry brand designed by Sara Blaine via private showings, pop-up boutiques and social selling. CONTINUE READING

Breaking Glass: The harsh data on women in the tech industry, and what can be done about it

By May 26, 2016 08:27 AM

An audience had gathered at the Wisdom Stage inside Hoboken's Propeller Festival earlier this month to hear Solomon Steplight, chief operations officer of Girls Who Code, speak on gender diversity in technology. CONTINUE READING

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