Business & Economy

United Airlines ending Atlantic City service

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — United Airlines is ending service to and from Atlantic City after just eight months of serving the East Coast gambling resort. The company issued a statement Friday saying the service between Atlantic City International ...

Wisniewski: Tax Hike is Only Way to Restore Transportation Trust Fund

Assemblyman John Wisnieski said officials will have to raise a tax to restore the Transportation Trust Fund, which is depleted.

New Jersey fines online gambling firm

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have fined an Internet gambling firm $10,000 for soliciting more than 250 people who voluntarily excluded themselves from gambling in New Jersey. State Gaming Enforcement Division spokeswoman Kerry Langan ...

Lawmakers debate transportation fund shortfall

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers are grappling with how to manage an expected transportation fund shortfall. The Assembly's Transportation Committee heard from stakeholders Thursday but has not committed to legislation to address the ...

Montclair, Trenton Voters Approve Paid Sick Leave Ordinances

Voters in Montclair and Trenton approved a measure to require businesses to offer employees paid sick leave.

Borgata, Pala Indians OK’d for online gambling

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey gambling regulators have approved a California Indian tribe's request to offer Internet gambling in conjunction with Atlantic City's top casino. The state's Gaming Enforcement Division has authorized Pala ...

Vendor admits paying bribes to NJ Transit employee

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a vendor has admitted paying bribes to a New Jersey Transit employee to obtain landscaping contracts. Raymond Rapuano, of New Providence, pleaded guilty Wednesday to bribery. The 47-year-old Rapuano now ...

Feds discuss plans for aging northeast rail line

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal transportation officials are sharing details of long-term plans for the aging Northeast Corridor rail line. The corridor experiences regular delays on Amtrak between Washington, D.C., and Boston and on regional rail lines ...

Judge: Cafe can stay open near closed casino

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A popular Atlantic City restaurant will be allowed to rework its lease so it can continue operating in a space adjoining the shuttered Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino. The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1tFhLEN) ...

Judge won’t block Honeywell health screenings

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge is allowing Honeywell Inc. to begin penalizing workers who refuse to take medical tests. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission had asked the judge to block the program. But Minnesota Public Radio News ...