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NJ Technology Council Holds App Forum

6-26-14
Eight of 10 winners who submitted apps to the New Jersey Technology Council Mobile Applications Forum, sponsored by AT&T, were from the Garden State.

Judges: Retirees have right to pension increases

6-26-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey appeals court has ruled that retired public workers have a right to cost-of-living increases in their pensions. But in an opinion Thursday, a three-judge panel leaves it to a lower court judge to decide ...

New Jersey lawmakers approve budget as veto looms

6-26-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Both houses of New Jersey's legislature have approved a $34.1 billion state budget that raises some major taxes but makes a full previously agreed-upon payment to pension funds for public employees. Republican Gov. Chris ...

Perelman loses Hudson News founder inheritance bid

6-25-14
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey judge has rejected a bid by the daughter of billionaire Revlon chairman Ronald Perelman to receive a larger slice of an inheritance from the estate of her grandfather who founded the Hudson News newsstands ...
140625Aron

Judge Rules Christie Can Cut $900M from Pension Payment

6-25-14
Judge Mary Jacobson ruled that Gov. Christie can cut $900 million from this year's payment into the state pension plans.
140625Brenda

Supreme Court Ruling Doesn’t Stop Effort to Get Sports Betting in NJ

6-25-14
Despite the Supreme Court's refusal to legalize sports betting in New Jersey, Sen. Lesniak has introduced a bill that would allow the practice only at racetracks and casinos.
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S&P Director: NJ Has Lower Than Average Funded Pension Plan

6-25-14
S&P Managing Director of Public Finance Ratings Robin Prunty says New Jersey isn't at the bottom of the list, but it has a lower than average funded pension system.
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Fair Lawn Company Uses Ice to Cool Buildings

6-25-14
CALMAC creates ice at night and uses it during the day to cool buildings to save money since the highest electricity costs occur during the day.

Deal reached to finish 3 World Trade Center tower

6-25-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — An agreement has been reached to pay for the completion of the stalled 3 World Trade Center project. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on Wednesday approved a deal with developer Larry Silverstein after months ...

Free Wi-Fi approved at New York City’s airports

6-25-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Free Wi-Fi is coming to the New York City metro area's major airports. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on Wednesday approved a plan to offer free access at Newark Liberty International, John F. Kennedy ...