Business & Economy


AC Residents Speak Out Against Soaring Property Taxes

Casino closures have led to property taxes in Atlantic City to rise by more than 50 percent in two years. Residents are expressing frustration.

NJ Organizations Participate in Giving Tuesday

Non-profits use Giving Tuesday as a way to get financial support during the holiday season after Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

Teaneck Residents Want Answers About Trains Carrying Tar Sand Oil

Members of the community say there isn't enough information available about trains carrying tar sand oil through Teaneck , which is very difficult to clean if there is a spill.

Residents Support Local Tree Farms

New Jersey residents support local businesses when purchasing Christmas Trees.

Hispanics targeted in 2nd year of health overhaul

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Insurance companies, government agencies and groups advocating the federal Affordable Care Act are focusing on signing up uninsured Hispanic families by visiting churches, supermarkets and coin laundries. Latinos ...

Lawmakers concerned about falling lottery revenue

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Lawmakers worry falling income from the state's recently privatized lottery could affect state agencies after a report showed revenue projections are down. The state Treasurer's review from last month shows lottery revenue down ...

Repairs could slow NJ Transit trains

METUCHEN, N.J. (AP) — Track repairs could slow the commute for riders on New Jersey Transit's Northeast Corridor trains. Beginning Tuesday, Amtrak will replace concrete ties near Metuchen Station. NJ Transit says passengers heading to Newark and ...

GOP fundraiser: Christie sand dune plan ‘stupid’

BAY HEAD, N.J. (AP) — Plenty of oceanfront homeowners at the Jersey shore are unhappy with GOP Gov. Chris Christie's plan to widen beaches and build protective sand dunes along the state's entire 127-mile coastline. Among them is Lawrence Bathgate, ...

End near, future uncertain for red light cameras

LINDEN, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's red light camera program is coming to an end in a few weeks after a sometimes-rocky five-year run, and that's not soon enough for some critics. For others, it will be a sad farewell. The pilot program has endured ...

Small Businesses Try to Cash in for the Holiday Shopping Season

With big box retailers offering hours and sales earlier and earlier for the holiday shopping season, local retailers are trying different tactics to lure customers.