Business & Economy


Those Living On Minimum Wage Say There Are Obstacles

Many around the state are trying to make ends meet while living on a minimum wage and say that are many obstacles with it as well.

Union picket lines go up at Taj Mahal casino

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Picket lines went up Friday outside Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort as union members planned to protest the court-ordered termination of their health insurance and pension plans. The picketing was scheduled ...

Man who was part of cybercrime ring gets prison

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for his part in an international cybercrime ring that targeted more than a dozen financial institutions and the U.S. military's payroll service. Robert Dubuc was ...

Judge to decide on sports betting in New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge is deciding whether to grant a request from the four major U.S. professional sports leagues and the NCAA to stop New Jersey from allowing legalized sports betting. Judge Michael Shipp is scheduled to announce ...

RREM Changes Still Concern Sandy Victims

Gov. Christie says changes were made to the RREM program based off of homeowners suggestions but some storm victims say their concerns are still not being heard.

Wisniewski unveils bill to reform Port Authority

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey lawmaker is introducing legislation to reform the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Assemblyman John Wisniewski unveiled legislation Thursday that would cut the number of high-level appointments made by ...

Taj Mahal casino workers dread insurance loss

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Workers with health problems at Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal casino are dreading losing their health insurance next week. One moved up a double mastectomy before her insurance runs out in a week. Another says he can ...

Tax trial for ‘The Situation’ set for December

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A judge has scheduled a December trial for a former cast member of MTV's reality show "Jersey Shore" who's facing federal tax charges. Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino and his brother, Marc, appeared in court Thursday in Newark, ...

Owners: Taj Mahal to stay open throughout November

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Trump Entertainment Resorts is dropping its threat to close Atlantic City's Taj Mahal casino on Nov. 13. The company says it still cannot guarantee the Taj Mahal won't close by the end of the year, but says it will ...

Bankruptcy hearing in Trump name fight postponed

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Attorneys have postponed a Delaware bankruptcy court hearing over Donald Trump's fight to remove his name from a struggling New Jersey casino. Trump is suing Trump Entertainment Resorts in New Jersey state court, demanding that ...