Business & Economy

Bill would add Atlantic City to UEZ program

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey lawmaker is proposing legislation to add Atlantic City to the state's Urban Enterprise Zone project, enabling it to charge half the state sales tax and qualify for other economic incentives. ...

AP: Taj Mahal closes Dec. 12 if union keeps appeal

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Trump Entertainment Resorts has notified New Jersey casino regulators it will close the Taj Mahal on Dec. 12 if its main union doesn't drop its appeal of a court-ordered savings package. CEO Robert Griffin tells the ...

Jersey City fire inspector admits taking bribes

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A Jersey City fire inspector was on the take. Phillip Procaccino has admitted accepting bribes to help houses of prostitution stay in business. The 56-year-old Belleville resident admitted accepting $2,500 to help a massage ...

Lawmakers pass bills stemming from bridge closure

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers passed a pair of measures stemming from the politically motivated lane closures near the George Washington Bridge last year. The Assembly approved legislation Thursday that would subject the Port Authority ...

Christie Calls for Change in Atlantic City

Gov. Christie went to Atlantic City for the second summit to discuss how to help the city's economic recovery.

Emergent Repair Fund for Schools Exhausted

New Jersey's School Development Authority is running out of money needed to for emergent school repairs.

What is Net Neutrality?

Net neutrality has been a hot topic as of late, but many aren't sure what it means.

NJ Taxation Dir.: New Tax Program Helps Taxpayers Clean Up Outstanding Liabilities

Director of the state Division of Taxation Michael Bryan says a new tax program helps taxpayers clean up outstanding liabilities at a significant savings.

Stockton buying former Showboat casino

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Richard Stockton College is buying the former Showboat casino and plans to use it as a satellite campus. Caesars Entertainment and the college announced the purchase plan on Wednesday. The sale price was not ...

76ers want helipad, big signs at Camden facility

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers are planning to install a helipad and two large signs on the practice facility and offices the team is planning to build in Camden. The Courier-Post of Cherry Hill reports (http://on.cpsj.com/1oKXCwB ) ...