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

8-14-14
Senate President Steve Sweeney says that not all of the information on the Hurricane Sandy aid distribution integrity report has been made available.
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NJ ‘As Seen on TV’ Company Faces Complaints

8-14-14
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

8-14-14
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

8-14-14
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

8-14-14
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 ...
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Report: NJ Health Care Costs for State Workers Among Costliest in U.S.

8-13-14
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.
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Trucking Companies Struggle to Find Drivers

8-13-14
Young people aren't entering the trucking industry as much as they used to and more regulations limit the amount of hours truck drivers can work so companies are struggling to fill slots.

July 2014 revenue for Atlantic City casinos

8-13-14
July revenue figures for Atlantic City's casinos: ___ Borgata: $60.2 million, down 6.2 percent from July 2013 Harrah's: $35.5 million, up 2.1 percent Caesars: $28.1 million, down 20.1 percent Tropicana: $27.7 million, up 34.2 percent Bally's: $22.7 ...

State lawsuit claims company scammed customers

8-13-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey officials say a Fairfield-based firm used high-pressure sales tactics to sell to customers and then made it difficult for them to get refunds. State consumer affairs officials announced Wednesday that they have filed ...

AC Alliance responds to casino closings with ad

8-13-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's marketing arm is responding to a wave of casino closings with a new ad highlighting the many other things there are to do in the seaside resort. The Atlantic City Alliance will run full-page ads starting ...