Business & Economy


Revel Closure’s Effects on Businesses

With Revel set to close Sept. 10, business owners within the casino are wondering what their status will be as others look at the state of gambling in Atlantic City as a whole.

Senate Pres. Sweeney: Atlantic City Economy Needs to Diversify

Senate President Steve Sweeney (D) says that the economy in Atlantic City needs to be more diversified and needs to include more than gaming.

Diesel pumped into regular tanks at NJ QuickChek

JACKSON, N.J. (AP) — Diesel fuel was mistakenly pumped into five cars at a QuickChek in Jackson Township. The company says a delivery company put the fuel in the wrong storage tank on Wednesday. Cars that use regular gasoline won't work with ...

Christie Faces Angry Casino Workers Ahead of Town Hall

Casino workers set to lose their jobs because of closures gathered in Ocean City to confront Gov. Christie before his town hall meeting.

Senate Pres. Sweeney Says Officials Are Missing Information on Integrity Report

Senate President Steve Sweeney says that not all of the information on the Hurricane Sandy aid distribution integrity report has been made available.

NJ ‘As Seen on TV’ Company Faces Complaints

Telebrands, based in Fairfield, is facing a five-count civil complaint that says the New Jersey Attorney General's Office has received hundreds of consumer complaints.

New Jersey’s jobless rate inches down

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's unemployment rate edged down one-tenth of a percent in July to 6.5 percent, but still remains above the national average of 6.2 percent. The report released Thursday by the state Labor Department and based on data ...

OSHA: Flammables put in Mersen oven pre-blast

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Federal safety officials say a worker wrongly put parts coated with flammable materials into an electric oven before it exploded at a Mersen USA plant in Pennsylvania, killing a visiting employee. The federal Occupational Safety ...

Christie to convene Atlantic City summit

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will convene a summit on the future of Atlantic City. Political, business and labor leaders will gather on Sept. 8 to discuss the city's changing landscape as the casino industry suffers from ...

Report: NJ Health Care Costs for State Workers Among Costliest in U.S.

A new report from the Pew Charitable Trusts and the MacArthur Foundation has found that New Jersey ranks three for the highest average premium costs per state employee.