Business & Economy


Former PA Offical Robins: Transportation Fund Needs Fixes at State and Federal Levels

Alan Vorhees Transportation Control Founding Director and former Port Authority official Martin Robins says that the Transportation Trust Fund needs more funding at both the state and federal levels.

NJ Natural Gas storm program gets approval

WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Natural Gas has received state approval to begin work on a $102.5 million program to protect its distribution and transmission systems from storm damage. The utility sustained substantial damage during ...

Programs Help Residents Facing Foreclosure

Foreclosure filings rose in fiscal year 2014 and several programs are working with residents to help them keep their homes.

Unions Oppose Private Company Running NJ Lottery

The Communications Workers of America and the AFL-CIO lost their appeal to block a 15-year private contract with Northstar Lottery Group to manage daily operations of New Jersey's lottery.

Charities Help Fill Gaps for Sandy Victims

Those with homes that were damaged during Hurricane Sandy are getting help from charity groups when government programs haven't provided enough monetary help.

MSEIA President: Solar Sector’s Growing in New Jersey

Mid-Atlantic Solar Energy Industries Association President Dennis Wilson says the solar sector is growing in New Jersey but is growing more on the residential side rather than the business side.

Municipalities Mull Over Offering Liquor Licenses

In New Jersey, liquor licenses can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars and some municipalities decide not to offer any to businesses.

New Jersey sues over Florida pizza shop logo

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Turnpike Authority wants a Florida pizza shop to pay a big toll for using a logo similar to the iconic Garden State Parkway's green and yellow signs. The agency sued Jersey Boardwalk Pizza Tuesday in federal ...

Mayor: 6 potential buyers for Revel casino

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's mayor says there are six potential buyers for the Revel Casino Hotel, which is up for sale next month at a bankruptcy auction. Don Guardian also says his administration has been in talks with the current ...

Fortune 500 firm Sealed Air moving HQ to Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has convinced Fortune 500 packaging company Sealed Air Corp. to move nearly 1,300 jobs to the Charlotte area by relocating its New Jersey headquarters and consolidating management operations from several other ...