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150717INTV

Union Spokesman: Casino Workers Willing to Strike to Restore Benefits

7-17-15
UNITE HERE Local 54 Spokesman Ben Begleiter says Taj Mahal casino workers voted to authorize a strike after they were stripped of pensions and health benefits.
150716Byrne

Pension Study Commission Member: Changes Must be Made to Pension System

7-16-15
Pension and Health Benefits Study Commission member Tom Byrne says the pension system deficit is so large changes need to be made now to ensure state workers get what they're entitled to.
150715Flanagan

NJ Transit Board Votes to Increase Fares, Cut Some Service

7-15-15
NJ Transit fares will increase starting Oct. 1 an average of 9 percent with some service cuts going into effect Sept. 1.
150715Delmore

Changing Landscape Makes Business Difficult for Supermarkets

7-15-15
Because more retail outlets are selling groceries, profit margins for supermarkets have shrunk causing some to close their doors.
150715Wanko

Thunderstorm Cuts Belmar’s Sandcastle Contest Short

7-15-15
Although a thunderstorm cleared the beach in Belmar during the 29th New Jersey Sandcastle Contest, people still participated and will be awarded prizes.
150714Flanagan

Officials Consider Reopening SBA Loan Applications After Sandy

7-14-15
Federal officials are considering a bill that would reopen applications for loans through the Small Business Administration for companies that haven't been able to rebuild after Hurricane Sandy.
150714Jacobi

Seton Hall Law Professor: Ruling Puts Hospitals’ Tax Exemption Status in Question

7-14-15
Seton Hall Law Professor John Jacobi says that a judge's recent ruling stripping Morristown Medical Center of its tax exemption status could have larger consequences.
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Barnabas-RWJ merger approved by both boards

7-14-15
The boards of Barnabas Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Health System have approved a merger that would create New Jersey's largest health network, according to a source.
150713MacInnes

MacInnes: Business Tax Incentives May Not Deliver the Returns Promised

7-13-15
New Jersey Policy Perspective President Gordon MacInnes thinks that the tax incentives offered to businesses to come to or stay in New Jersey aren't as good for taxpayers as others say.
150713Wanko

Horticulture Industry is Largest Sector of NJ Agriculture

7-13-15
The New Jersey Department of Agriculture says horticulture, the practice of garden cultivation and management, is the largest sector of the state's agriculture.