Business & Economy

Christie to offer budget adjustments this week

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie says the administration's proposals for closing an $800 million budget shortage should be ready by mid-week. Christie could propose closing the gap through a combination of executive actions and proposals ...

Judge dismisses Ramapough tribe’s $50M movie suit

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a $50 million lawsuit brought by members of the Ramapough (RAM'-uh-poh) tribe against the makers of a movie that they said depicted their people in a negative light. The lawsuit filed in New Jersey ...

Newly elected Newark mayor inherits challenges

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The newly elected mayor of Newark is taking the helm at a challenging time for New Jersey's largest city. Ras Baraka will immediately have to address a budget deficit and several missed fiscal reporting deadlines that have ...

AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices still falling

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists continue to see 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 $3.50, down 3 cents from last week. But that's still higher ...

Gambling states group proposes online bet rules

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A national group of legislators from states where gambling is legal is recommending standards that states considering legalizing Internet gambling might adopt. Friday's report from the National Council of Legislators ...

Newark Farmers Market Serves Community, Grows Economy

The federal New Market Tax Credit helped create the Newark Farmers Market. Sen. Menendez says the market is an example of how federal tax code can foster economic growth.

7-Eleven Franchisee Sues Company for Trying to Seize Stores

Karamjeet Sodhi operates six 7-Eleven franchises and is suing the company, claiming it tried to illegally take his stores and sell them for a profit.

Student Entrepreneurship and Artistry on Display in GlassRoots Trade Fair

GlassRoots teaches high school students the ins and outs of artistic glass creation, as well as the business side of selling art.

$2M loan may revive shuttered shore restaurant

UNION BEACH, N.J. (AP) — A landmark Jersey shore restaurant that was demolished by Superstorm Sandy and moved inland, only to shut down when business was slow, may have a future after all. New Jersey's Economic Development Authority approved $2 ...

NJ mayors in charity Internet poker tourney

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Mayors from around New Jersey will come to Atlantic City next week to do what some people say politicians love to do best: play with someone else's money. The mayors will face off next Thursday in an online poker ...