Business & Economy

Toll-free days set for Atlantic City Expressway

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Toll-free Tuesdays are planned for the Atlantic City Expressway in October. The Atlantic City Alliance will announce details on Monday. Alliance spokesman Jeff Guaracino tells The Press of Atlantic City ...

Fatality near NY-New Jersey bridge snarls traffic

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J. (AP) — A fatal crash on a New Jersey interstate near the busy George Washington Bridge has left a truck driver dead and another motorist injured. State police say 58-year-old Thomas Andrews of Keyport crashed into the median ...

Three NJ Health Groups Get Medicare Bonuses

Three Accountable Care Organizations in New Jersey met their goals of improving patient care while saving money and received bonuses from Medicare.

NY casino panel begins deliberations on sites

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A panel tasked with reviewing applications for casino licenses in upstate New York is beginning its deliberations following three days of public hearings on the 16 different proposals. The state's Gaming Facility Location Board ...

Christie pension commission warns of shortfalls

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's unfunded health benefit and pension liabilities threaten to put a $90 billion drain on the state's future budgets. That's according to a preliminary report released Thursday by the panel convened by Gov. Chris ...

La company has $18M Navy dredging contract in NJ

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Pentagon says a southeast Louisiana company has an $18.4 million Navy contract for maintenance dredging in Earle, New Jersey. Weeks Marine Inc. of Covington is to dredge the areas around two piers and part of Sandy Hook ...

Steak shop owner sentencing postponed

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Sentencing has been postponed for a Trenton sandwich shop owner who compared himself to Boss Tweed for his role in a bribery scheme that brought down the city's mayor. Joseph "JoJo" Giorgianni pleaded guilty last year in the ...

Transportation Committee Hears Proposals to Solve Transportation Trust Fund Crisis

The Assembly Transportation Committee held a hearing to look for a sustainable long-term plan for the depleted Transportation Trust Fund.

PATH Riders Frustrated with Service Interruptions, Fare Hike

Those riding PATH trains say the latest service interruption was an inconvenience and it comes right before a fare increase.

New Jersey lawmakers look at transportation fund

MONTCLAIR, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers are hearing from local officials and groups of businesses that the state needs to put more money into improving roads and transit. While there is wide agreement on that, there's disagreement over how to ...