Business & Economy

NJ court rules for nurse in vaccine refusal firing

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey appeals court has ruled that a nurse was unfairly denied unemployment benefits after she was fired for refusing a flu shot. June Valent was working as a nurse at Hackettstown Community Hospital in 2010 when ...

Proposed tax breaks could help Camden projects

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey legislative committee has advanced a bill to offer tax breaks to some projects in the pipeline in the state's poorest city. Under proposed revisions to last year's Economic Opportunity Act, the state would offer ...

Oil train classroom-on-rails trains responders

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A train equipped with four oil tankers and two classroom cars is making a whistle stop at the Port of Albany as part of a multi-state tour providing enhanced safety training in response to increased shipments of North Dakota ...

Bill to allow Tesla to sell in New Jersey advances

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Electric-car company Tesla Motors might be able to stay plugged in in New Jersey. An Assembly committee on Thursday unanimously advanced a bill that would allow electric car manufacturers to sell vehicles directly to residents. ...

Questions grow about bridge closure, dirt mountain

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware officials are using aerial images taken over the last few years to investigate a mountain of dirt they think may have caused an interstate bridge to become unsafe. Engineers think that as the pile of dirt grew to about ...

MacArthur’s Focused on Getting Americans Working

Congressional District 3 candidate Tom MacArthur said that his focus is on getting Americans working again.

Rep. Pascrell: NJ’s losing 25 Percent of Water Resources Every Day

Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. said New Jersey is losing 25 percent of its water resources every day because of the water infrastructures.

New Jersey sues energy suppliers

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey officials have filed civil suits against three energy suppliers. The suits announced Wednesday claim the companies deceived consumers by guaranteeing lower monthly electric and gas bills if they switched providers. ...
BW NICE Board Members at the 2013 Red Shoe event. BW NICE Board Members, from left: Lisa Fielding, Diane Simovich, Judy Gold, Dana Lane. Photo courtesy of Diane Simovich.

Annual Red Shoe Event to Benefit SAFE in Hunterdon

Business Women Networking Involving Charity and Education (BW NICE) is holding its annual Red Show luncheon and fashion show Friday, June 6 to bring women in business together while benefiting SAFE in Hunterdon County.

Mountain of dirt suspected in bridge closure

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Officials say they believe a contractor is responsible for dumping a massive mound of dirt suspected of shifting the ground underneath an interstate highway bridge and forcing its closure. Delaware officials are working with the ...