Business & Economy

Revel fights city’s collection of back taxes

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The former Revel Casino Hotel is trying to block Atlantic City from collecting $32 million in unpaid property taxes. The owners of the former Atlantic City casino, which closed on Sept. 2, filed an appeal Monday of a ...

2 reports say New Jersey revenue on target

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Both Gov. Chris Christie's administration and the lawmakers' budget analyst say the New Jersey's budget revenue is on track early in the fiscal year that started July 1, even though money coming in from casinos and the lottery ...

Suit alleges TGI Friday’s hid high drink prices

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Customers in New Jersey are suing the TGI Friday's restaurant chain, claiming it didn't print drink prices in its menus so customers would not know about what they say are excessive prices. The lawsuit also asserts that the ...

Bayer: FDA will speed review of 2 respiratory meds

WHIPPANY, N.J. (AP) — Two medicines Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. is testing for respiratory disorders will get priority review by U.S. regulators and other benefits under a 2012 program to boost development of new antibiotics. Bayer ...

Proposed Casinos Raise Concerns

New Jersey officials and advocates are clashing with New York over proposed casinos and how planned casinos can cause an environmental risk.

Learning Lab Offers High-Tech Job Training

Festo opened a learning lab in Eatontown that offers high-tech job training.

AAA Regional Director: People May Shift When They Travel This Thanksgiving

New Jersey AAA Regional Director of Public Affairs and Government Relations Cathleen Lewis says that if the weather around Thanksgiving is bad, a shift in when people are traveling may be seen.

Atlantic City casino profits up in 3rd quarter

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's casino industry saw its operating profits rise in this year's third quarter, helped by Internet gambling money and the absence of large losses racked up last year by weaker casinos. The casinos reported a ...

Merck, Iowa firm sign Ebola vaccine licensing deal

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. (AP) — Merck & Co., one of the world's top developers and sellers of vaccines, has entered a partnership with a small drug developer to research and manufacture a potential Ebola vaccine now in initial patient testing. The ...

FDA strengthens warning on device linked to cancer

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators have strengthened their warning against use of a once-popular device for gynecologic surgery that can spread unsuspected cancer, saying its risk is only justified in a fraction of patients. The Food and Drug ...