Business & Economy

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 ...

2 attend PSE&G on storms rate hike

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Only two people turned out for a hearing to reimburse New Jersey's largest utility for restoring service after five storms from 2010 through Sandy in 2012. Public Service Electric & Gas is seeking to pass along to ...

Sen. Lesniak: Sports Betting Would Breathe Life Back Into Atlantic City

Sen. Ray Lesniak that sports betting would breathe life back into Atlantic City and into Revel.

NJ Policy Perspective President: Revenue Problem Is Combination of Projections And Finances

New Jersey Policy Perspective President Gordon MacInnes said that the state's current budget issues are a combination of revenue projects and the state's current financial situation.

Commission: Can’t force casinos to stay open 4 mos

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Casino Control Commission says it can't force the owners of two casinos threatened with closure to stay open another four months while new buyers are sought. Three Atlantic City-area state lawmakers last ...