Business & Economy


Sen. Lesniak: Port Authority Board Needs a Public Member

Sen. Ray Lesniak says that bringing in a representative from a public organization, such as AAA, to replace Commissioner Anthony Sartor at the Port Authority is the best way to go.

NJ shore pizza owners plead not guilty in tax case

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The owners of a chain of landmark New Jersey shore pizza places have pleaded not guilty to charges they face in a federal tax case. Manco and Manco owners Charles and Mary Bangle entered their pleas Monday in federal court in ...

March NJ casino income down even with online boost

New Jersey casino regulators say Internet gambling grew at a faster rate in March, its fourth full month as a legal option in the state. But it wasn't enough to keep Atlantic City's casinos from seeing their overall gambling income decline again. The ...

2 southern New Jersey nuclear plants offline

LOWER ALLOWAYS CREEK, N.J. (AP) — Two of the three nuclear reactors at a southern New Jersey complex are offline. One was taken down Sunday night because of a problem. The other is down for a regularly scheduled refueling. PSEG Nuclear says Salem ...

Gov to Assembly: Extend arbitration salary cap

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie was joined by local mayors and state legislators when he urged the Assembly to extend a 2 percent cap on raises that arbitrators can award to police and firefighters. Christie made his plea Monday. The ...

Sandy stormproofing ideas coming from residents

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — Jersey shore communities hit hard by Superstorm Sandy are turning to their residents for ideas on how to guard against the next big storm. At public meetings, in volunteer committees and in an online survey, residents have ...

Gas prices hold steady in NJ; slight rise in US

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices in New Jersey remained mostly flat over the past week, with no change compared to a year ago as well. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of gas in New Jersey was $3.39 for the recently completed ...

PhRMA President: ACA Has Raised Out-of-Pocket Health Care Costs

PhRMA President and CEO John Castellani says because the emphasis has been on lower premiums, out-of-pocket expenses have increased under the Affordable Care Act.

New Jersey doctor faces tax charges

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a northern New Jersey doctor on federal tax charges. Dr. Medhat El Amir of Saddle River owns a controlling interest in Immediate Care health service facilities at three locations in Hudson County. ...

Some Question NJ Hiring ICF for Sandy Recovery

ICF International is still in litigation over errors it allegedly made when trying to help Louisiana recover from Hurricane Katrina.