Business & Economy

Jersey City fire inspector admits taking bribes

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A Jersey City fire inspector was on the take. Phillip Procaccino has admitted accepting bribes to help houses of prostitution stay in business. The 56-year-old Belleville resident admitted accepting $2,500 to help a massage ...

Lawmakers pass bills stemming from bridge closure

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers passed a pair of measures stemming from the politically motivated lane closures near the George Washington Bridge last year. The Assembly approved legislation Thursday that would subject the Port Authority ...

Christie Calls for Change in Atlantic City

Gov. Christie went to Atlantic City for the second summit to discuss how to help the city's economic recovery.

Emergent Repair Fund for Schools Exhausted

New Jersey's School Development Authority is running out of money needed to for emergent school repairs.

What is Net Neutrality?

Net neutrality has been a hot topic as of late, but many aren't sure what it means.

NJ Taxation Dir.: New Tax Program Helps Taxpayers Clean Up Outstanding Liabilities

Director of the state Division of Taxation Michael Bryan says a new tax program helps taxpayers clean up outstanding liabilities at a significant savings.

Stockton buying former Showboat casino

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Richard Stockton College is buying the former Showboat casino and plans to use it as a satellite campus. Caesars Entertainment and the college announced the purchase plan on Wednesday. The sale price was not ...

76ers want helipad, big signs at Camden facility

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers are planning to install a helipad and two large signs on the practice facility and offices the team is planning to build in Camden. The Courier-Post of Cherry Hill reports (http://on.cpsj.com/1oKXCwB ) ...

BB&T pushes into Mid-Atlantic with Susquehanna buy

NEW YORK (AP) — The commercial bank BB&T is buying Susquehanna Bancshares in a cash-and-stock deal worth about $2.5 billion. That will give the Winston-Salem, North Carolina, bank a broader reach into the Mid-Atlantic region through Susquehanna's ...

Christie: Emergency manager eyed for Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — An emergency manager for Atlantic City and a public-private development corporation that would spur new business activity there are among the recommendations of Gov. Chris Christie's panel on the struggling resort's ...