Business & Economy

In NJ, flood insurance isn’t just a shore worry

BURLINGTON CITY, N.J. (AP) — While the New Jersey shore and some northern New Jersey river communities have been hit hard by flooding, the residents there are not the only ones seeing flood insurance rates go up. There are more than 88,000 flood ...

Millions on the sidelines for big health care push

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alan Thacker wants health coverage, but he can't get help in his home state of Georgia. Mary Moscarello Gutierrez no longer can afford insurance in New Jersey. Justin Thompson of Utah refuses to be forced into the president's ...

Anheuser-Busch, Teamsters reach tentative deal

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Anheuser-Busch and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters say they have reached a tentative deal on a five-year contract for workers at the beverage-maker's 12 U.S. breweries. The company and union say in a statement dated ...

Prosecutors: Trucking firm staffer stole $6M

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — Prosecutors say a trucking company staffer stole more than $6 million from the northern New Jersey firm, money he used to fund a lavish lifestyle. Albert Thomson is charged with theft by deception for the scam he allegedly ...

AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices down slightly

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists are still seeing slightly lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the state on Friday was $3.37, down a penny from last week. That's also ...

Most work to halt on Jersey shore road over summer

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists in New Jersey will have an easier time going down the Shore this summer. The state Transportation Department says Superstorm Sandy construction will be halted along most of Route 35 during the tourist season. Ten ...

Eli Manning’s attorneys ask for lawsuit dismissal

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Attorneys for New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning are asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought against him by a New Jersey sports memorabilia dealer. A motion filed Thursday by Manning's attorneys says Eric Inselberg's ...

NJ Tourism Revenue Up Past Pre-Sandy Levels

Lieutenant Gov. Kim Guadagno spoke to the tourism industry at the annual conference in Atlantic City, boasting about the state's attractions.

JCP&L’s request to recoup $736 million approved

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's second-largest utility company has been given permission to raise customers' bills to pay the costs it incurred to restore power after Superstorm Sandy and other storms. The state's Board of Public Utilities ...

Lt. gov.’s new claim: NJ tourism up in ’13

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Tourism promoters and members of the Christie administration have been saying for months that tourism was down last year as a result of Superstorm Sandy. But Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno told the state's annual tourism ...