Business & Economy


Trucking Companies Struggle to Find Drivers

Young people aren't entering the trucking industry as much as they used to and more regulations limit the amount of hours truck drivers can work so companies are struggling to fill slots.

July 2014 revenue for Atlantic City casinos

July revenue figures for Atlantic City's casinos: ___ Borgata: $60.2 million, down 6.2 percent from July 2013 Harrah's: $35.5 million, up 2.1 percent Caesars: $28.1 million, down 20.1 percent Tropicana: $27.7 million, up 34.2 percent Bally's: $22.7 ...

State lawsuit claims company scammed customers

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey officials say a Fairfield-based firm used high-pressure sales tactics to sell to customers and then made it difficult for them to get refunds. State consumer affairs officials announced Wednesday that they have filed ...

AC Alliance responds to casino closings with ad

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's marketing arm is responding to a wave of casino closings with a new ad highlighting the many other things there are to do in the seaside resort. The Atlantic City Alliance will run full-page ads starting ...

Study: NJ public employee benefits among highest

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A new study finds New Jersey's public employees receive one of the most expensive health benefit plans in the nation. The survey, released by Pew Charitable Trusts and the MacArthur Foundation, shows the average monthly premium ...

Revel casino still talking with potential bidders

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A day after announcing it will shut down next month, Revel Casino Hotel told a bankruptcy court judge it is still negotiating with potential buyers. In a notice adjourning an auction of Revel that had been set for ...

AC’s Revel to Close Sept. 10

The Revel casino will be closing Sept. 10 after no buyer could be found in bankruptcy court.

Community Workforce Development Center Offers Trade Training

Residents can learn a trade like carpentry plumbing and auto mechanics through the New Community Workforce Development Center.

Rutgers Dean: NJ’s Economic Growth Has Been Slow Compared to the Nation

Dean of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University James Hughes says that New Jersey's growth has been slow compared to other states nationwide.

Medical device company staffers admit to fraud

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say two staffers at a northern New Jersey medical devices firm have admitted their roles in a scheme to defraud hospitals out of more than $800,000. Daniel Metz, a 34-year-old Fairfield resident, and ...