Business & Economy


Asm. Caputo Says Atlantic City is Not Looking Promising

Tourism and Gaming Committee Chair Assemblyman Ralph Caputo says that revenues in Atlantic City are not very promising because the industry is still challenged.

Sen. Menendez: Feds Not to Blame for Sandy Relief Aid Issues

Sen. Robert Menendez says that the federal government is not to blame for the Sandy relief aid issues because the state made the decisions about distribution.

Kodak agrees to pay for 3 site cleanups in NY, NJ

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Environmental claims against Eastman Kodak have been resolved with settlement agreements between the federal government and the company. The settlements were announced Wednesday by the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. ...

Internet gambling growth slows in New Jersey

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The growth of New Jersey's Internet gambling slowed somewhat in February, with the Atlantic City gambling web sites posting a nearly 9 percent increase for the month. The 16 online gambling sites had posted a 28 percent ...

NFL teams, developer reach pact on NJ megamall

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A megamall project in New Jersey's Meadowlands is back on. The New York Giants and New York Jets say they've settled legal issues with developer Triple Five regarding American Dream, the retail and entertainment complex that ...

Senator: Speed of Sandy NJ rebuilding aid is OK

WASHINGTON (AP) — A New Jersey senator says state and federal officials must speed the way aid is getting to people whose homes were damaged or destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez says 12,000 people have gotten ...

Asbury Park Press building buyer announced

NEPTUNE, N.J. (AP) — An H. Hovnanian Industries affiliate is buying the land and building that the Asbury Park Press has called home since 1985. Terms were not disclosed. H. Hovnanian general counsel Chad Warnken tells the newspaper ...

Jersey Shore Summer Rental Sales Up

Realtors in Jersey Shore communities say they've seen the rental bookings increase over last year.

NJ MVC approves disputed new car dealer rule

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey motor vehicle officials have approved a new regulation that would require all new car dealers to obtain a franchise agreement in order to receive a state license. The regulation adopted Tuesday effectively prohibits ...

Winter drives up overtime on NJ toll roads

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's two major toll roads had to pay more overtime to keep traffic moving in snowstorms. Officials say it cost $8.4 million in overtime to plow snow and spread salt on the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State ...