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Business Leaders Say State Needs to Improve Climate for Growth

The New Jersey Business and Industry Association held its public policy forum to discuss the state's business climate going forward.

Rutgers Research Professor: State Needs to Invest in Infrastructure

Rutgers Associate Research Professor Dan Van Abs says that the state needs to invest in Infrastructure, otherwise more water line breaks will, costing more.

Persistent Computer Woes Threaten Food, Health Aid to Low-Income Families

Government stands to lose on terminated $118 million contract to coordinate applicant information.

NJBIA President: NJ Economic Revitalization Slow and Steady

NJBIA President Michele Siekerka says that economic revitalization is happening slowly and steadily in New Jersey.

State Pension Board Trustees Suing Over Christie’s $2.4 Billion Cut

Lawsuit asks courts to order governor either to make payments or restore COLAs, employee contributions to prior level.

Child Care Costs in NJ Can Exceed $10,000 Annually

According to advocacy group Childcare Aware, the average cost of caring for an infant at a child care center in New Jersey in 2013 was $11,500.

Gaming Institute Director: Revel Employees Being Rehired Matters More Than Buyer

Executive Director of Stockton College's Institute of Gaming, Hospitality and Tourism Israel Posner says it does not matter who buys Revel because what really matters is getting the previous Revel employees rehired.

Revel now hoping for deal with auction runner-up

The shuttered Revel has asked a judge to terminate its agreement with Brookfield, hoping to strike a new deal with another bidder.

State OKs Tax Incentives for Subaru Move to Camden

The Economic Development Authority has approved $118 million in tax incentives for Subaru to move to Camden.

NJ Tops Nation in Young People Living with Parents

In New Jersey, 40 percent of 18- to 34-year-olds live with their parents, up from about a third in 1980.