NJBIZ - Morning Roundup http://www.njbiz.com/section/roundup Morning Roundup News en-us Copyright 2017 NJBIZ Sat, 29 Apr 2017 22:46:21 EST Sat, 29 Apr 2017 22:46:21 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429798&source=RSS Amtrak project at New York Penn Station to affect weekday service Amtrak will push forward with &#8220major renewal work&#8221 at New York Penn Station this summer that will significantly hamper weekday service, disrupting the daily commutes of thousands, railroad officials said Thursday. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429798&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429799&source=RSS How Trump wants to change your tax deductions Expect big changes to your deductions if Congress adopts President Donald Trump&#8217s tax changes. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429799&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429800&source=RSS Deal to turn Atlantic Club into water park reportedly called off A deal that would have seen the shuttered Atlantic Club converted into a water park has been called off, according to The Press of Atlantic City. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429800&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429801&source=RSS Port Authority bus terminal may be upgraded, not replaced A plan to replace the nation's busiest bus terminal has shifted focus to the facility's existing site in the heart of the city after a previous plan to move it a block west encountered strong resistance from lawmakers. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429801&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429802&source=RSS DEP deals another blow to PennEast pipeline project The PennEast pipeline suffered another significant blow Wednesday when the state Department of Environmental Protection ruled that the company developing the interstate, natural gas pipeline had submitted an incomplete application for water permits that are necessary for construction to begin. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429802&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429803&source=RSS Region's infrastructure 'unraveling' as leaders search for direction It was mid-day Wednesday, and reporters were trying to get the leader of the country&#8217s largest mass transit system to express a little rage. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:17:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429803&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429804&source=RSS Gannett shutting down Asbury Park Press Design Studio Gannett and the USA TODAY NETWORK announced Wednesday plans to consolidate its Asbury Park Design Studio with similar operations in other parts of the country. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429804&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429805&source=RSS Puppy wars The fight to shut puppy mills without hurting genuine breeders A bill that would strengthen what some animal activists call the most comprehensive ban on &#8220puppy mills&#8221 in the nation is close to becoming law, but some say it could make it harder for New Jerseyans to buy cats and dogs and could hurt the state&#8217s small, hobby breeders. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429805&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429825&source=RSS Most-read Here's what Horizon's Robert Marino makes, and why experts say it's fair Gov. Chris Christie&#8217s continued his attacks on Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey on Thursday, including a criticism of the salary of Robert Marino, the chairman and CEO of the state&#8217s largest insurer. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:49:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429825&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429826&source=RSS Most-read Christie again attacks Horizon, proposes reform bill Gov. Chris Christie said Thursday that legislation he feels is needed to reform Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey will soon be introduced and is currently &#8220in the hands of legislative leadership as we speak. &#8221 Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:45:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/NJBIZ01/170429826&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170427/NJBIZ01/170429845&source=RSS 3 new bridges rise in New York, with looks that could stop traffic New York, the city of perpetual arrival, is getting three new gateways diaphanous cable-stayed bridges that look almost too ethereal to bear the load of thousands of vehicles and people each day. They are already transforming the skyline. With luck, they may even improve the drive. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:33:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170427/NJBIZ01/170429845&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170427/NJBIZ01/170429846&source=RSS NJEA elects Blistan as next president New Jersey&#8217s largest teachers union has elected a new president, Marie Blistan, a special education teacher and a tough critic of Gov. Chris Christie&#8217s administration. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170427/NJBIZ01/170429846&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170427/NJBIZ01/170429847&source=RSS United to offer passengers up to 10,000 to surrender seats United Airlines said on Thursday it would offer passengers who volunteer to forfeit their seats on overbooked flights up to 10,000 as part of the carrier's efforts to repair the damage from the rough removal of a passenger. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170427/NJBIZ01/170429847&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170427/NJBIZ01/170429848&source=RSS DEP kicks back PennEast permit application, citing missing data The bad news keeps piling up for the PennEast pipeline project. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection notified the developer its application for a wetlands permit was deficient in a number of ways, once again delaying a project that has encountered numerous setbacks in regulatory reviews on both the state and the federal levels. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:29:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170427/NJBIZ01/170429848&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170427/NJBIZ01/170429849&source=RSS Rutgers unveils new 2M RAC weight room 'This is a Big Ten facility' For the last year, Rutgers men's basketball coach Steve Pikiell used the same line on recruits interested in seeing the weight room that athletics director Pat Hobbs used on him during the hiring process. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:28:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170427/NJBIZ01/170429849&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170427/NJBIZ01/170429850&source=RSS Trump rules out swift Nafta exit in favor of renegotiation President Donald Trump won&#8217t immediately terminate U. S. participation in the North American Free Trade Agreement, the White House said, after he spoke with the leaders of Mexico and Canada about ways to renegotiate the accord. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:26:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170427/NJBIZ01/170429850&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170427/NJBIZ01/170429851&source=RSS Chances the Trump tax proposal gets through Congress? 'Slim-to-none' The Trump Administration unveiled its long-awaited tax cut proposal -- via Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and National Economic Council director Gary Cohn -- on Wednesday. The proposal was light on details, and its political future in Congress was decidedly uncertain given the fact that it's not clear how the tax cut will be paid for. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170427/NJBIZ01/170429851&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170427/NJBIZ01/170429852&source=RSS Amtrak to announce major Penn Station project Thursday At a Thursday morning news conference, Amtrak President Wick Moorman is expected to unveil the railroad's plans to improve Penn Station's infrastructure and operations in the wake of two derailments which demonstrated the fragility of the busiest train station in the country. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170427/NJBIZ01/170429852&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170427/NJBIZ01/170429853&source=RSS ICYMI 30 from Jersey named finalists for EY's Entrepreneur of the Year award Thirty New Jersey businesspeople were announced as finalists in the New Jersey region for the 2017 EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:01:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170427/NJBIZ01/170429853&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170427/NJBIZ01/170429854&source=RSS Most-read NJIT among top teams in Schindler global design competition A team from New Jersey Institute of Technology was a top honoree in the 14th annual Schindler Global Award urban design competition, the elevator maker said Wednesday. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170427/NJBIZ01/170429854&source=RSS