Business & Economy


Asm. Caputo: Caesars’ NY Casino Bid is a Slap in the Face to NJ

Tourism and Gaming Committee Chair Assemblyman Ralph Caputo says that Caesars putting in a casino bid in New York is a slap in the face to New Jersey because it would take revenue away from the Garden State.

Newark airport debuts 1st of 4 solar installations

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has unveiled the first of four solar installations at Newark Liberty International Airport. Officials toured the 152-panel installation located on top of an AirTrain electrical ...

Paying for College Continues to Be Increasingly Difficult for NJ Students

A new study has found that more college students are graduating with student loan debt and that debt is taking more out of family's pocketbooks than ever before.

Postal Workers Picket Against Staples Pilot Program

Postal workers are rallying against a postal services partnership with Staples, which is offering mail, stamps and other services as part of a pilot program.

NJ rejects offshore windmill project for 2nd time

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A company that wants to build a windmill power project off the coast of Atlantic City is heading to court. Fishermen's Energy says it will move in state appellate court to have its project reconsidered. The state Board ...

NJ Policy Perspective Pres.: Transportation Fund Is Broken

NJ Policy Perspective President Gordon MacInnes says that New Jersey's Transportation Trust Fund is broken and could be insolvent next year.

22 upstate casino proposals submitted in NY

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Contenders hoping to win the right to open a casino in upstate New York include hometown business owners as well as gambling giants like Caesars, Genting Group and Foxwoods. A state gambling panel on Thursday released the names ...

J&J: Business doing well on new product approvals

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky says all three of its business segments are doing well and made significant medical advances last year. Gorsky told shareholders at the annual meeting that J&J is poised to lead the ...

Overhead wire troubles slowed NJ Transit trains

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit trains are back on schedule after commuters faced delays into and out of New York City for about three hours. NJ Transit spokesman John Durso Jr. says problems with Amtrak's overhead wires just outside of New ...

Port Authority OKs wage hike for airport workers

NEW YORK (AP) — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has formally adopted a plan to raise wages for workers at its New York and New Jersey airports. The agency operates JFK, LaGuardia and Newark Liberty airports in addition to smaller ...