Business & Economy

Religious, civic leaders press gun manufacturers

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Religious leaders from Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Jersey are joining elected and police officials to call on gun manufacturers to tighten distribution systems and develop smart gun technologies. Bridgeport Mayor ...

Port Authority critical of Atlantic City airport

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A Port Authority of New York and New Jersey executive finds Atlantic City International Airport to be "in worse shape than any other Port Authority airport." The agency inspected the airport, which it manages. A ...

New Jersey gas prices still falling sharply

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists continue to see sharply lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in the state on Friday was $2.78, down 5 cents from last week. That's also much lower ...

Newark Aims to Revitalize Abandoned Properties

Investors have purchased abandoned properties and are turning them into housing to lure more to Newark.

Judge lets Atlantic City seek $32M Revel tax bill

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City will soon get $32 million in unpaid taxes due from the former Revel Casino Hotel. A bankruptcy court judge has issued an order permitting the city to move forward with efforts to collect the unpaid taxes ...

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.