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New Jersey lawmakers look at transportation fund

9-24-14
MONTCLAIR, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers are hearing from local officials and groups of businesses that the state needs to put more money into improving roads and transit. While there is wide agreement on that, there's disagreement over how to ...

AP source: Offers made for closed Revel casino

9-23-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A person familiar with efforts to find a buyer for the shuttered Revel casino in Atlantic City says "multiple" offers have come in. The person was not authorized to publicly discuss the sale efforts and spoke to The ...

Newark mayor pushes measure targeting foreclosures

9-23-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Newark Mayor Ras Baraka has introduced an ordinance that targets out-of-state creditors seeking to foreclose on city properties. The measure is consistent with Baraka's vow to take action on Newark's foreclosure situation. It ...
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Environmentalists Upset with Plans to Divert Passaic River Funds

9-23-14
Environmentalists are upset with apparent plans to divert millions of dollars intended to restore the polluted Passaic River to help balance New Jersey's budget.

Sprinkler company seeks to end work at Taj Mahal

9-23-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Pennsylvania company that oversees sprinkler systems, fire alarms and other crucial safety equipment at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort wants to end its contract with the bankrupt casino. Tozour Energy Systems is ...

Atlantic City plans layoffs to help with budget

9-23-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City plans to ask the state for permission to lay off some city workers. It also wants to re-open most of the union contracts for city workers to achieve salary and benefit reductions. The Press of Atlantic City ...

SEC alleges insider trading in coal acquisition

9-23-14
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Federal regulators allege in a lawsuit that three men illegally profited from Arch Coal's acquisition of International Coal Group. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's lawsuit says Frank Tamayo and two other men ...
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Bill Would Offer Incentives for People to Live Where They Work

9-22-14
Officials are considering a bill that would encourage police officers, firefighters, teachers and sanitation workers to live where they work by giving them a $10,000 interest-free loan to buy a house.
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NJ Farms Attract Tourists with Corn Mazes, Pumpkin Picking

9-22-14
New Jersey ranks ninth nationwide in total agritourism dollars.

New Jersey looks to give military a tax delay

9-22-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Deployed military members from New Jersey could soon be able to defer one big expense. A state Assembly committee on Monday advanced a bill that would allow those on deployment to delay paying property taxes until 90 days after ...