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Christie's desire to eliminate realty transfer fees is applauded by industry

Christie's desire to eliminate realty transfer fees is applauded by industry

Poll: N.J. residents more supportive of marijuana decriminalization than ever before

Poll: N.J. residents more supportive of marijuana decriminalization than ever before

N.J. online gaming revenues continue to climb

N.J. online gaming revenues continue to climb

South Jersey News

Liberty Bell Bank enters into stock purchase agreement with private investor

Marlton-based Liberty Bell Bank announced Monday that it has entered into a stock purchase agreement with a private investor. Read More »»

Rigrodsky & Long lawsuit against Weinshanker continues, prevents purchase of Hastings Entertainment for $21.4M

The lawsuit continues against Joel Weinshanker, president and CEO of National Entertainment Collectibles Association Inc. in Hillside, preventing him from purchasing Hastings Entertainment for $21.4 million. Read More »»

Atlantic Health System, UnitedHealthcare launch new ACO partnership

The accountable care organization movement is continuing to gain traction in New Jersey. Read More »»

Report: Affordable Care Act could influence costs of auto, malpractice, other insurances

The expansion of health insurance accomplished under the Affordable Care Act might alter costs for several major types of liability insurance, though any such changes are likely to be modest, according to a new Rand Corp. study. Read More »»

Poll: New Jerseyans are split on Obamacare

New Jerseyans don't outright love the Affordable Care Act but they don't hate it either. Read More »»

New Jersey's unemployment is higher than the national average

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday that its broadest measure of labor underutilization—including the unemployed, workers employed part-time, and those marginally attached to the work force—decreased in New Jersey by 1 percent in 2013. Read More »»

Agency Network Exchange expands out of New Jersey

Unveils new brand and logo, exclusive programs and online portal

Agency Network Exchange was unveiled today as the new name of Consolidated Insurance Agents of New Jersey, as the network of independent insurance agents kicked off its expansion beyond New Jersey and into Pennsylvania and other mid-Atlantic states. Read More »»

Survey: N.J. entrepreneurs report higher profits, increased hiring over past six months

The past six months have been good to New Jersey’s entrepreneurs. Read More »»

Amsdell Cos. acquires storage center in Deptford

Compass Self Storage, a member of the Amsdell Companies, announced Wednesday the purchase of a self storage center in Deptford. Read More »»

Private sector employment increased by 191,000 jobs in March

N.J. added 4,690 jobs

Roseland-based ADP reported Wednesday that private sector job employment increased by 191,000 jobs from February to March, according to the March ADP National Employment Report. Read More »»

N.J. residents are unhappy with the high cost of taxes, poll says

The latest findings from Gallup Inc. suggest that 77 percent of New Jersey residents are unhappy with the high cost of state taxes. Read More »»

Polls: N.J. voters still don't believe Christie's response to Bridgegate

New Jersey voters are still not convinced that Gov. Chris Christie is telling the truth about his claims that he had no active role in the planning, execution or cover-up of the September lane closures at the George Washington Bridge, two new polls have found. Read More »»

N.J. lawmakers launch statewide paid sick-leave campaign

With mandatory paid sick-leave policies recently put in place in New Jersey’s two largest cities, lawmakers and advocates are now calling for a statewide measure. Read More »»

Small business owners: Stronger NJ grant process not working

In its storefront window visible from Bay Avenue in Highlands, Francesco’s Italian Restaurant proudly displays that it is currently celebrating 30 years in business. Read More »»

Flexibility for small businesses: Adjustment to ACA lifts limits on deductibles

Small businesses potentially regained some flexibility to buy health insurance plans when Congress and President Barack Obama last week tweaked a provision of the Affordable Care Act. Read More »»

NJRA launches campaign to ensure tipped workers get right wages

The New Jersey Restaurant Association in Trenton launched an online campaign today to make the state's tipped employee wages easier to understand, which included sending information to New Jersey legislators regarding the enforcement of the current laws. Read More »»

Officials aim to use United's move into market to spur arrival of more tourists

When United Airlines began nonstop service connecting Chicago and Houston to Atlantic City International Airport last week, there was much rejoicing in the struggling resort town. Read More »»

New lease on life for Camden office space

Companies getting first chance to take advantage of EO13

L-3 Communications may be shrinking its footprint at its Camden office complex of more than 20 years, but the defense contractor isn't cutting its headcount. Read More »»

Eight N.J. companies made the rankings in the 2014 InformationWeek Elite 100

Eight New Jersey companies are leading the way with digital strategies. And one of them is the only major health insurance company in the U.S. to make the rankings on this year’s InformationWeek Elite 100. Read More »»

Bergman, Time Equities lease Cherry Hill office space to G.S.A.

Bergman Real Estate Group and Time Equities Inc. have leased 20,000 square feet of Cherry Hill office space to the U.S. General Services Administration, the building owners said Thursday. Read More »»

Poll Question of the Week:

The federal government released a massive amount of data regarding Medicaid reimbursement. Was this a good idea?

Breaking Glass

A farewell, as I go break a little glass of my own

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Industry Insights

To provide a health plan or not provide a health plan? That is the employer's question

2014 brings new opportunities and challenges for the insured, the uninsured,...

SFW: Suitable for Work

With million-dollar paydays, Rutgers is making sure its medical school has a sporting chance

Longtime critics of Rutgers' move to big-time athletics always have had one...

State Street

Chamber president, Lt. Gov. candidate debate minimum wage hike in radio interview

He's pushing hard to defeat a ballot measure that would raise the state's...

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