NJBIZ - Morning Roundup http://www.njbiz.com/section/roundup Morning Roundup News en-us Copyright 2017 NJBIZ Thu, 27 Jul 2017 11:01:00 EST Thu, 27 Jul 2017 11:01:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170727/NJBIZ01/170729837&source=RSS New Jersey's GOP candidate for governor to name running mate New Jersey&#8217s Republican candidate for governor will announce her pick for lieutenant governor. Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170727/NJBIZ01/170729837&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170727/NJBIZ01/170729838&source=RSS New funds for tobacco prevention programs likely in 2018 New Jersey made national news last week when Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill to raise the smoking age to 21, making it the third state in the country to end teenage tobacco purchases in an effort to keep young people from becoming addicted to nicotine. Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:18:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170727/NJBIZ01/170729838&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170727/NJBIZ01/170729839&source=RSS N.J. lawmakers question Wray's Bridgegate work for Christie Two state lawmakers who led an investigation into Bridgegate want the U. S. Senate to hold off on confirming President Trump&#8217s nominee for FBI director, Christopher Wray, until he answers questions about his work as Gov. Chris Christie&#8217s taxpayer-funded attorney in that case. Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:17:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170727/NJBIZ01/170729839&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170727/NJBIZ01/170729840&source=RSS Now hiring at Amazon Thousands of people in 1 day Amazon plans to make thousands of job offers in just one day as it holds a giant job fair next week at nearly a dozen warehouses across the U. S. Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170727/NJBIZ01/170729840&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170727/NJBIZ01/170729841&source=RSS Most-read Malls, office parks are not obsolete if owners are clever, real estate firms say While the public is sometimes led to believe that malls will soon become obsolete, the repurposing of malls has and continues to show it is a viable option for owners, commercial real estate firm Transwestern said in a recent report. Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170727/NJBIZ01/170729841&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170727/NJBIZ01/170729842&source=RSS N.J. will be 6th state to add wireless network for first responders New Jersey will become the sixth state in the nation to be part of a specialized wireless broadband network for first responders that is expected to be especially helpful during natural disasters, crowded events and in rural areas. Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170727/NJBIZ01/170729842&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170727/NJBIZ01/170729843&source=RSS Guadagno's most important campaign stop of the summer Was it a boom or a bust? What could have been the single most important campaign stop of the summer for Republican governor nominee Kim Guadagno wasn't anywhere near the Garden State. It was nearly 2,000 miles to the west. Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170727/NJBIZ01/170729843&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170727/NJBIZ01/170729844&source=RSS With trial looming, Menendez focuses on raising bucks for re-election U. S. Sen. Robert Menendez has turned away from raising money for his legal defense and instead is seeking to fill his campaign coffers for next year's re-election, according to recent Senate filings. Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:13:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170727/NJBIZ01/170729844&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170727/NJBIZ01/170729845&source=RSS Corrado tapped to replace O'Toole in state Senate Republicans in the 40th District on Wednesday selected Kristin Corrado to finish the unexpired Senate term of Kevin O'Toole, who resigned on July 1. Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170727/NJBIZ01/170729845&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170727/NJBIZ01/170729846&source=RSS Submit your company for our Top 250 Privately-Owned Companies list! We are now accepting submissions for our 2017 NJBIZ Privately-Owned Companies list last year's Top 250 and, historically, the Top 100 for our August 21 issue and we want YOU on the list! Thu, 27 Jul 2017 07:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170727/NJBIZ01/170729846&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170727/NJBIZ01/170729847&source=RSS Reinventing our suburbs, our state, and our future Here in New Jersey, it's time to anticipate new social and development patterns, reimagine our suburbs, and prepare for a new generation of prosperity. Thu, 27 Jul 2017 07:57:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170727/NJBIZ01/170729847&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170726/NJBIZ01/170729848&source=RSS Submit your company for our Top 250 Privately-Owned Companies list! We are now accepting submissions for our 2017 NJBIZ Privately-Owned Companies list last year's Top 250 and, historically, the Top 100 for our August 21 issue and we want YOU on the list! Wed, 26 Jul 2017 14:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170726/NJBIZ01/170729848&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170726/NJBIZ01/170729868&source=RSS Most-read Malls, office parks are not obsolete if owners are clever, real estate firms say While the public is sometimes led to believe that malls will soon become obsolete, the repurposing of malls has and continues to show it is a viable option for owners, commercial real estate firm Transwestern said in a recent report. Wed, 26 Jul 2017 08:34:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170726/NJBIZ01/170729868&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170726/NJBIZ01/170729870&source=RSS Trump's first wave of job cuts to EPA in N.J. and N.Y. not as harsh as elsewhere The Trump administration&#8217s planned job cuts at the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency may not be as harsh to the regional office that oversees New Jersey&#8217s 114 federal Superfund sites and other programs. Wed, 26 Jul 2017 08:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170726/NJBIZ01/170729870&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170726/NJBIZ01/170729871&source=RSS Senate bill would give Amtrak Gateway project at least 474 million less than House did Amtrak&#8217s Gateway project would get far less money in a Senate bill unveiled Tuesday than the more than 900 million a House committee voted to provide earlier this month, setting up a showdown that will not likely be settled until this fall. Wed, 26 Jul 2017 08:30:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170726/NJBIZ01/170729871&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170726/NJBIZ01/170729872&source=RSS Is Newark getting its 'just share' of revenue from the Port Authority? The city's long battle over what it receives in rent for Newark Liberty International Airport and the nearby marine terminals has been dealt a blow by an independent audit, which found that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey had met its obligations under the current leases. Wed, 26 Jul 2017 08:29:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170726/NJBIZ01/170729872&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170726/NJBIZ01/170729873&source=RSS Judge rules New Jersey not liable in 'Bridgegate' lawsuit A federal judge has ruled the state of New Jersey can't be sued for the actions of some of its employees in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal. Wed, 26 Jul 2017 08:28:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170726/NJBIZ01/170729873&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170726/NJBIZ01/170729874&source=RSS The number of defendants held in N.J. jails drops The number of defendants in New Jersey jails who are awaiting trial has decreased more than 20 percent since January, when the state&#8217s overhaul of its bail policy went into effect. Wed, 26 Jul 2017 08:28:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170726/NJBIZ01/170729874&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170726/NJBIZ01/170729875&source=RSS The state of 'good jobs' in America At a time when politicians and pundits decry the end of middle-class jobs, it may come as a surprise that there are 30 million jobs paying more than 35,000 a year for U. S. workers without four-year college degrees. Wed, 26 Jul 2017 08:27:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170726/NJBIZ01/170729875&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170726/NJBIZ01/170729876&source=RSS Here are the dates, times when candidates scrapping to succeed Christie will debate The top candidates running to succeed Chris Christie as New Jersey's governor will face off in a pair of televised debates in mid-October, just weeks before voters cast their ballots on Nov. 7. Wed, 26 Jul 2017 08:26:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170726/NJBIZ01/170729876&source=RSS