Business & Economy

Twin pharmacists in NJ sentenced in fraud case

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Twins who owned a northern New Jersey pharmacy are going to federal prison for 42 months for conspiring to commit health care fraud. Prosecutors say Robert and William Carlucci reaped at least $1/5 million by defrauding ...

Tesla Won’t Be Able to Sell Electric Cars in NJ Come April 1

The Motor Vehicle Commission passed new regulations prohibiting manufacturers from directly selling cars to customers. That means Tesla Motors won't be able to sell electric cars in the Garden State.

New Jersey ex-governor Corzine’s son dies at 31

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine's (KOHR'-zynz) son has died. Corzine spokesman Steven Goldberg says 31-year-old Jeffrey Corzine had suffered from severe depression for years and killed himself Tuesday. Goldberg says he'd been ...

Christie: NJ property taxes rose modestly in 2013

Gov. Chris Christie says the average property tax bill rose by 1.7 percent in 2013, making it the third year in a row with an increase under 2.5 percent. Christie released preliminary administration data on tax bills at a town hall meeting Thursday ...

New Jersey tanker crash delays evening commutes

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — An early morning truck accident has reduced the number of rail tracks available at a busy New Jersey station and is causing evening rush hour commuting delays. Amtrak crews are repairing signals and overhead wires damaged by the ...

47 percent tax increase possible in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's new mayor says property owners there may be facing a 47 percent tax rate increase. Mayor Don Guardian issued the warning Wednesday when he introduced the city's proposed $262 million budget. He said the ...

NJ Policy Persepctive Pres.: No Evidence Wealthy Leaving NJ

New Jersey Policy Perspective President Gordon MacInnes says that the Region Atlantic report has no evidence to support the assertion that wealthy residents are leaving New Jersey for other states.

Asm. Caputo Says Atlantic City is Not Looking Promising

Tourism and Gaming Committee Chair Assemblyman Ralph Caputo says that revenues in Atlantic City are not very promising because the industry is still challenged.

Sen. Menendez: Feds Not to Blame for Sandy Relief Aid Issues

Sen. Robert Menendez says that the federal government is not to blame for the Sandy relief aid issues because the state made the decisions about distribution.

Kodak agrees to pay for 3 site cleanups in NY, NJ

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Environmental claims against Eastman Kodak have been resolved with settlement agreements between the federal government and the company. The settlements were announced Wednesday by the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. ...