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Online Gambling Tax Revenues Falling Short of Expectations

6-17-14
The amount of tax revenue brought to New Jersey through online gaming has been lackluster since it was legalized.
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LG Public Affairs VP: LG’s Willing to Negotiate Englewood Cliffs Headquarters Height

6-17-14
LG Electronics USA, Inc. Public Affairs Vice President John Taylor says LG is willing to negotiate with those who oppose the height of the building plan for its headquarters in Englewood Cliffs.

Delays easing after 2 trains stuck in NY-NJ tunnel

6-17-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Amtrak says delays are easing ahead of rush hour after a pair of trains became disabled in the tunnels leading to New Jersey from New York's Penn Station. A spokesman says the trains bound for Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and New ...

Christie: Unfavorable pension ruling won’t shut NJ

6-16-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie says state government won't shut down if a trial court judge rules New Jersey can't skip a portion of its pension payment to balance the budget. Appearing Monday on his monthly radio call-in program, ...

Feds give $102M in storm prevention to 11 states

6-16-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Eleven states in the eastern U.S. will share $102.7 million in grants from the federal government to protect against future storms, with the greatest amount of funded projects in New Jersey and New York. The U.S. ...

NJ Assembly OKs Tesla electric car sales

6-16-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Assembly has unanimously approved a bill that would allow zero-emission carmakers to sell directly to consumers in New Jersey. The bill backed by environmentalists would allow Tesla to resume sales in New Jersey. It was ...

Hillshire backs away from Pinnacle Foods offer

6-16-14
CHICAGO (AP) — Hillshire Brands Co. is backing off of its offer to buy Pinnacle Foods Inc., a move that it needs to make in order for its $7.75 billion proposed deal with Tyson Foods to go through. Tyson won a bidding war with Pilgrim's Pride ...

Upper level GWB lanes facing 12-week shutdown

6-16-14
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Motorists are urged to use the lower level of the George Washington Bridge during overnight hours due to construction. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says the three upper-level lanes of the bridge will be closed ...

Poll: New Jersey gamblers prefer Atlantic City

6-16-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A new poll finds most New Jersey gamblers would continue to play in Atlantic City even after four new casinos are built in New York. But the Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll also has some bad news for the ...

Businessman sentenced for filing false tax returns

6-15-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say a New York man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for filing false income tax returns. Richard Jackowitz of Warwick also must pay $319,940 in restitution to the government and serve a ...