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Mississippi River mayors: new development fund

9-17-14
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The mayor of Dubuque, Iowa, says a new fund will help with seed money for sustainable waterfront development in cities and towns along the Mississippi River. Roy Buol (BYOO-uhl) spoke Wednesday as co-chair of the Mississippi ...

Officials detail $90M bus terminal facelift

9-17-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — New restrooms, ceilings that don't leak and buses that run closer to schedule are some of the short-term improvements the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is making at its aging New York bus terminal. Officials ...

New Jersey offers deal to those behind on taxes

9-17-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey officials are offering a break to people who have unpaid tax liabilities as the state struggles to meet revenue projections. But the state Treasury Department says it's not an amnesty. The initiative runs through ...

Hospitals struggled during Sandy, report says

9-17-14
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 ...
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State Investment Council Touts Penion Investments

9-16-14
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.
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Celebrating New Jersey Wine Week

9-16-14
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

9-16-14
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

9-16-14
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 ...
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Report: 38% of NJ Households Struggle to Afford Necessities

9-15-14
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

9-15-14
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 ...