Business & Economy


Report: NJ Spends $2M on State Roadways Per Mile

The Reason Foundation reports that $2 million is spent on state-run roadways per mile, but New Jersey is at the bottom for highway performance.

Ultimate leaving New Jersey online gambling market

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Ultimate Gaming, the Internet gambling partner of the Trump Taj Mahal, says it is leaving the New Jersey market. Ultimate is alleging "multiple breaches" of its contract by the Taj Mahal. The company says it will keep ...

‘Middleman’ in insider trading ring pleads guilty

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A man authorities say was the go-between in a five-year insider trading scheme has pleaded guilty. Frank Tamayo of Brooklyn, New York pleaded guilty in Trenton to one count each of securities fraud, tender offer fraud and ...
Panelists (L-R) Randall Solomon, co-founder, Sustainable Jersey and senior advisor, The College of New Jersey; Tom Bracken, president, New Jersey Chamber of Commerce; Jeana Wirtenberg, co-founder and senior advisor, Institute for Sustainable Enterprise; James Gowen, chief sustainability officer and vice president of supply chain operations, Verizon at the annual New Jersey Sustainability and Small Business Summit.

Going Green in a Busy World at the NJ Sustainability and Small Business Summit

Attendees to the annual New Jersey Sustainability and Small Business Summit at Saint Peter's University learned how they can go green and make their businesses more sustainable.

New Jersey stops reporting 1 revenue measurement

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Treasury Department is changing how it reports revenue each month to leave out data showing how many dollars the state is ahead or behind in its budget projections. The department says in a release that the new ...

Newark airport runway repairs nearing end

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Repairs to a major runway at Newark Liberty International Airport could be more of an annoyance to residents of two New Jersey cities than to air travelers. Runway 4L-22R will close Saturday for ten days to complete grooving ...

Municipalities Enact Paid Sick Leave

A movement to require businesses to provide paid sick days has picked up steam with six municipalities implementing it. Others are putting the question on the ballot in November.

New Law Will Change Alimony Rules

Gov. Christie signed a bill reforming alimony in the state. Unless marriage lasted for more than 20 years or there are exceptional circumstances, payments will be limited to the number of years the couple was married.

Unemployment rate rises a tick in New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's unemployment rate rose a tick in August to 6.6 percent as more people looked for work and the number of people with jobs dropped slightly. The state Labor Department released its preliminary monthly report ...

New Jersey gets nearly $1.5B for transit repairs

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit and the Port Authority are getting nearly $1.5 billion to make repairs from Superstorm Sandy and to shield themselves from future storms. Most of the federal transportation dollars, nearly $1.3 billion, will ...