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(Most-read) NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes award winners named

By June 23, 2016 08:28 AM

NJBIZ named its Healthcare Heroes award winners for 2016 Tuesday at a breakfast event at The Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset. CONTINUE READING

Sons again ask court to overturn John Sheridan's suicide ruling

By June 23, 2016 08:27 AM

The sons of John and Joyce Sheridan announced on Tuesday they've resubmitted an appeal asking the court to overturn a ruling that their father committed suicide. CONTINUE READING


A sit-in on the House floor over gun control

By June 23, 2016 08:26 AM

The House, it turns out, can bring timely, controversial legislation to a vote—just not the bills that Democrats had hoped would make it to the floor. CONTINUE READING

NJ Transit keeps recordings of your conversations for a month, it says

By June 23, 2016 08:25 AM

NJ Transit officials have broken their silence over what happens to surveillance recordings it makes of passenger conversations on light rail trains. CONTINUE READING

Higher gas tax in New Jersey: After years of no, it may be time for yes

By June 23, 2016 08:25 AM

Amid mounting alarm over how to pay for repairs to New Jersey’s roads and bridges, state lawmakers are lining up behind a potential solution once considered politically unthinkable: raising the state’s famously low gas tax. CONTINUE READING

Sen. Cory Booker dropped from agency misspending lawsuit

By June 23, 2016 08:24 AM

A bankruptcy judge ruled that Sen. Cory Booker can’t be sued in the fallout of a multimillion-dollar corruption scandal at a nonprofit water agency, determining that he has immunity as a public employee. CONTINUE READING

Effects of ‘Brexit’ vote to span markets, politics

By June 23, 2016 08:24 AM

The ramifications of the U.K.’s referendum Thursday on European Union membership will spill through Britain’s politics, Europe’s brittle economy and the world’s restive financial markets. CONTINUE READING

$15 minimum wage approaching final legislative passage

By June 23, 2016 08:23 AM

The state Senate will vote Thursday on a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, one of the more contentious issues before the Legislature. CONTINUE READING

Hedge fund dispute stalls 2017 investment plan for public pension system

By June 23, 2016 08:22 AM

It looks like New Jersey’s public-employee pension system will enter the next fiscal year without a new investment plan in place thanks to a lingering disagreement over how heavily to rely on hedge funds. CONTINUE READING

Fighting takeover, Atlantic City seeks money everywhere

By June 23, 2016 08:22 AM

Facing a deadline to get its finances in order by before the end of the year or face a state takeover, Atlantic City is doing the budgetary equivalent of checking the sofa cushions for spare change. CONTINUE READING

Dueling school funding plans offer Christie a way out, Sweeney a way in

By June 23, 2016 08:21 AM

With the announcement of a sweeping school funding proposal on Tuesday, Governor Chris Christie made the first move in a dramatic play for his legacy. Christie, whose term ends in 2017, has seen his approval rating plummet into the twenties since coming forward as the first high-profile Republican to endorse Donald Trump’s presidential campaign in February. CONTINUE READING

Tufin appoints chief marketing officer

By June 22, 2016 03:21 PM

Tufin announced Wednesday that Pat Walsh has been appointed chief marketing officer. CONTINUE READING

Marcus & Millichap completes $1.8M sale of apartment complex

By June 22, 2016 03:20 PM

Marcus & Millichap announced the $1.8 million sale of an apartment property in Moscow, Pennslyvania, according to Brian C. Hosey, regional manager of the firm’s New Jersey office. CONTINUE READING

CenterWatch joins WIRB-Copernicus Group

By June 22, 2016 03:20 PM

Princeton-based WIRB-Copernicus Group announced Wednesday that it has acquired CenterWatch, a provider of clinical trial industry news and information. CONTINUE READING

Neurotrope appoints chief medical officer

By June 22, 2016 08:23 AM

Newark-based Neurotrope Inc. announced Tuesday that Paula T. Trzepacz has joined Neurotrope BioScience Inc., the company's wholly-owned subsidiary, as its executive vice president and chief medical officer. CONTINUE READING

Cross River Bank appoints two new senior executives

By June 22, 2016 08:23 AM

Cross River Bank announced Monday that it has appointed Arlen Gelbard to executive vice president, general counsel; and Geoffrey Kott to senior vice president, head of capital markets and corporate strategy. CONTINUE READING

(Most-read) NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes award winners named

By June 22, 2016 08:22 AM

NJBIZ named its Healthcare Heroes award winners for 2016 Tuesday at a breakfast event at The Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset. CONTINUE READING

The U.S. cities where manufacturing is thriving

By June 22, 2016 08:21 AM

Perhaps no sector in the U.S. economy generates more angst than manufacturing. Over the past quarter century, manufacturing has hemorrhaged over 5 million jobs. The devastation of many regional economies, particularly in the Midwest, is testament to this decline. If the information sector has been the golden child of the media, manufacturing has been the offspring that we pity but can’t comfortably embrace. CONTINUE READING

Some customers in a 'rage' over JCP&L's proposed new transmission line

By June 22, 2016 08:20 AM

Jersey Central Power & Light wants to put a nearly 10-mile-long high-voltage power line along the path of the north Jersey coastline to increase reliability for about a quarter million of its customers in Monmouth County. CONTINUE READING

Say goodbye to the annual pay raise

By June 22, 2016 08:18 AM

Annual pay raises don't work. The salary increase serves two purposes: to motivate workers and to keep employees from leaving for a better-paying job. In its current form, the traditional raise does neither of those things very well. CONTINUE READING

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