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Hospitals struggled during Sandy, report says

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A new federal report finds hospitals in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut were not prepared to meet the challenges of Superstorm Sandy. The study from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service's Inspector General ...

State Investment Council Touts Penion Investments

The State Investment Council manages nearly $80 billion in retirement funds and says it exceeded the assumed rate of return by 9 percent. Some are questioning the amount of fees incurred, however.

Celebrating New Jersey Wine Week

The State Department of Agriculture held a ceremonial grape cutting to kick off New Jersey Wine Week, which runs from Sept. 19-28.

New Jersey sells 1 pension fund investment

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey has sold its pension fund investment in a venture capital firm that has connections to a gubernatorial candidate in Massachusetts. The state Treasurer's Office announced Tuesday that it had sold its investment in ...

New Jersey loses 4th casino; Trump weighs in

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Donald Trump says he will take a serious look at taking back control of the Atlantic City casino company that bears his name Trump told The Associated Press Tuesday that buying back control of Trump Entertainment Resorts ...

Report: 38% of NJ Households Struggle to Afford Necessities

A new report shows that 1.2 million families in New Jersey earn more than the federal poverty level but less than the basic cost of living.

Promoter gets $1M deal for Atlantic City concerts

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The state agency in charge of redeveloping Atlantic City has approved a $1 million subsidy agreement with a concert promoter to stage at least a dozen major shows in the resort. The Press of Atlantic City ...

Judge OKs auction for closed $2.4B Revel casino

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A bankruptcy court judge has approved a Sept. 24 auction for the closed $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City. Judge Gloria Burns approved the auction date Monday after a $90 million cash bid from a Florida developer ...

Oyster Creek plant taken offline for refueling

LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The nation's oldest nuclear power plant has been taken offline for a planned refueling outage. The Oyster Creek plant in Lacey Township was shut down early Monday. During the outage, crews will perform maintenance work ...

Cognizant buying TriZetto for $2.7 billion

TEANECK, N.J. (AP) — Cognizant is buying health care software company TriZetto for $2.7 billion in cash. Privately held TriZetto Corp. is based in Englewood, Colorado. The company and its 3,700 workers will join Cognizant's existing health care ...