Business & Economy


Christie Unveils State Budget Plan

Gov. Christie has proposed spending $34.4 billion for fiscal year 2015, a 3.5 percent increase over the current year.

Sen. Beck Says NJ Faces Critical Debt Issue

Senator Jennifer Beck (R) says that Gov. Christie's budget address was a call to action as the state faces a critical issue with debt.

Delaware, Nevada sign online poker agreement

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Poker players in Delaware and Nevada will soon be allowed to compete against one another online. Delaware Gov. Jack Markell and Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval signed a multi-state Internet gambling agreement on Tuesday that ...

NJTV Special Report: State Budget Address

NJTV provides live coverage of Gov. Chris Christie's Budget Address from Trenton Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 2 p.m.

NJ Senate pres takes over Philly ironworkers union

WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) — The embattled Philadelphia ironworkers union has a new administrator, and it's a name familiar on the other side of the Delaware River. New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney says he's taken over Ironworkers Local 401. ...

Park commission asks LG to reduce tower height

FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — The Palisades Interstate Park Commission has voted to ask an electronics company to reduce the height of a planned building along the Hudson River. The commission unanimously approved a resolution Monday night that stated LG ...

NJ court declines to hear Hudson News lawsuit

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Billionaire Ron Perelman's suit against his late father-in-law won't be heard by New Jersey's Supreme Court. Perelman sued Robert Cohen, patriarch of the Hudson News chain, in 2008. Perelman claimed his ex-wife, Claudia ...

Delaware, Nevada eye online poker agreement

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Online poker players in Delaware may soon have a bigger pool of competitors to play against. Delaware Gov. Jack Markell planned to join Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval on Tuesday to sign an agreement establishing a legal ...

No new taxes in Christie $34.4B budget proposal

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is proposing a state budget that does not raise taxes or trim school aid, but offers no major new programs or initiatives. All but a small fraction of the growth in revenue will go toward pension ...

Dems Say State Budget Must Include Full Pension Payment

Ahead of Gov. Christie's budget address, state Democrats say they won't accept a spending plan without a full payment to the pension system.