NJBIZ - Government http://www.njbiz.com/section/government Government Government en-us Copyright 2015 NJBIZ Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:52:05 EST Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:52:05 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150826/NJBIZ01/150829841&source=RSS N.J. health care organizations get 2M in funding through two programs A number of health care organizations in New Jersey are receiving an influx of cash, as two initiatives pump more than 2 million into the state to bolster treatment of so-called &#8220vulnerable&#8221 populations. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 10:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150826/NJBIZ01/150829841&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150825/NJBIZ01/150829865&source=RSS Federal appeals court rules against latest N.J. sports betting effort Judges at the U. S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia ruled in a 2-to-1 vote Tuesday against the legalization of sports betting in New Jersey, squashing the state's latest of several attempts at doing so and sending proponents back to the drawing board. Tue, 25 Aug 2015 14:27:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150825/NJBIZ01/150829865&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150825/NJBIZ01/150829877&source=RSS Services sector reports slight improvement in August for South Jersey, Philly area Nonmanufacturing activity in the region that includes southern New Jersey improved slightly in August, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Tue, 25 Aug 2015 10:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150825/NJBIZ01/150829877&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150821/NJBIZ01/150829931&source=RSS There's a lot of pride around the state, but what about from outside? While the Garden State's most visible cultural export in recent years has been the &#8220Jersey Shore&#8221 reality series, a recent Rutgers-Eagleton poll suggests there's more to the state once you know it like its residents do. Fri, 21 Aug 2015 11:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150821/NJBIZ01/150829931&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150820/NJBIZ01/150829969&source=RSS N.J. lost over 26k jobs in last two months According to new data released Thursday by the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development, New Jersey lost over 13,000 jobs last month. In addition, newly revised data shows that more than 12,000 additional jobs were lost in June. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 12:39:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150820/NJBIZ01/150829969&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150820/NJBIZ01/150829979&source=RSS Philly Fed finds manufacturing activity continues to grow The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia reported Thursday that manufacturing activity grew in August in its region, which includes South Jersey. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 10:29:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150820/NJBIZ01/150829979&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150819/NJBIZ01/150819751&source=RSS Pallone visits Asbury Park co-working space for 'Start Up Day' U. S. Rep. Frank Pallone D-Long Branch paid a visit Wednesday to Asbury Park co-working space Cowerks as part of Start Up Day Across America, a congressional initiative that highlights startup businesses. Wed, 19 Aug 2015 14:03:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150819/NJBIZ01/150819751&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150819/NJBIZ01/150819770&source=RSS At growing Cape May Brewing Company, Kean promotes package of brewery bills Senate Minority Leader Tom Kean Jr. spent Tuesday afternoon touring the newly expanded facilities of the Cape May Brewing Company in an effort to promote a package of bills aimed at boosting the state's microbrewery industry. Wed, 19 Aug 2015 08:52:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150819/NJBIZ01/150819770&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150818/NJBIZ01/150819789&source=RSS Updated Good news, bad news for N.J. in latest Small Business Friendliness Survey New Jersey's grade in the fourth annual Small Business Friendliness Survey from San Francisco-based services firm Thumbtack is a matter of perspective. Tue, 18 Aug 2015 13:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150818/NJBIZ01/150819789&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150817/NJBIZ01/150819821&source=RSS Kean again calls for action on Atlantic City 'A-list' entertainment bill With reported estimates of over 50,000 people in attendance Sunday for a beach concert in Atlantic City featuring Maroon 5 and Nick Jonas, Senate Minority Leader Tom Kean Jr. R-Westfield is again calling for action on a bill he says will help drive &#8220A-list&#8221 entertainment acts to the Shore resort. Mon, 17 Aug 2015 11:59:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150817/NJBIZ01/150819821&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150817/NJBIZ01/308179995&source=RSS Meet the family that's helping to feed all the foodies Food is now a hotter market than ever, from the newest super ingredients to the latest televised culinary competition. Fri, 14 Aug 2015 09:36:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150817/NJBIZ01/308179995&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150813/NJBIZ01/150819895&source=RSS State a step closer to landing an Israeli life science company Macrocure, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company based in Israel, appears to be closer to moving its headquarters to New Jersey. Thu, 13 Aug 2015 12:02:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150813/NJBIZ01/150819895&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150813/NJBIZ01/150819906&source=RSS N.J. voters want Christie to resign as he runs for president The majority of New Jersey voters believe Gov. Chris Christie should resign as he continues his presidential campaign, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released Thursday. Thu, 13 Aug 2015 08:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150813/NJBIZ01/150819906&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150812/NJBIZ01/150819927&source=RSS Christie's efforts in N.H. not paying off in latest poll Gov. Chris Christie's campaign has already put much of its stock into the early primary voting state of New Hampshire, as the governor has spent a considerable amount of time in the Granite State in the last few months shooting for the Republican Party's presidential nomination. Wed, 12 Aug 2015 10:57:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150812/NJBIZ01/150819927&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150812/NJBIZ01/150819928&source=RSS New Jersey's July job gains measure up to nearby states' fairly well New Jersey gained about 5,500 jobs in July, edging past several neighboring states on a percentage basis, according to Roseland-based human resources and payroll company ADP. Wed, 12 Aug 2015 10:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150812/NJBIZ01/150819928&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150811/NJBIZ01/150819947&source=RSS 390M American Dream tax incentive is reapproved by EDA Back in May, the Economic Development Authority voted to grant the long-awaited American Dream project in the Meadowlands a brief extension to refile its incentives application, since the project had seen significant modifications since first being approved in November 2013 for a 390 million Economic Redevelopment and Growth grant, the largest. . . Tue, 11 Aug 2015 14:17:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150811/NJBIZ01/150819947&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150811/NJBIZ01/150819951&source=RSS N.J. voters Christie not presidential, 'self-centered' According to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released Tuesday, some 54 percent of New Jersey voters claim they do not see Gov. Chris Christie as being presidential material at all. Tue, 11 Aug 2015 13:11:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150811/NJBIZ01/150819951&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150811/NJBIZ01/150819952&source=RSS Dover-based engineering firm awarded 50M contract by ARDEC Dover-based WisEngineering announced Tuesday that it has been awarded a 50 million contract by a branch of the U. S. Army to provide a range of technical support. Tue, 11 Aug 2015 12:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150811/NJBIZ01/150819952&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150807/NJBIZ01/150809847&source=RSS Christie spars with Paul over national security in first GOP debate Gov. Chris Christie had a heated exchange over national security with U. S. Sen. Rand Paul R-Ky. in Thursday night&#8217s first Republican presidential primary debate in Cleveland. Fri, 07 Aug 2015 08:44:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150807/NJBIZ01/150809847&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150806/NJBIZ01/150809864&source=RSS Newark recycling plant cited by OSHA A Newark-based recycling plant faces 53,900 in proposed penalties after allegedly exposing its workers to amputation hazards, according to the U. S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Thu, 06 Aug 2015 16:28:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150806/NJBIZ01/150809864&source=RSS