According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Camden is the poorest city in the nation. Officials say the high unemployment rate of 19 percent is partly the reason.
Asm. Fuentes Calls News That Camden is Poorest City ‘Devastating,’ Promotes Hispanic Leadership Summit
Assemblyman Angel Fuentes, former Camden city council president, says Camden, found to be the poorest city in the U.S., needs help from the state and federal government.
The latest job numbers from two different surveys are conflicting, causing some to praise New Jersey's progress and others to criticize lack of growth.
Republican Sen. Kip Bateman (R-16) calls for a wait and see approach to the state's economic forecast.
James Hughes points out that there is sometimes a disconnect between the unemployment rate and the number of created jobs.
William Dudley says the region is seeing similar improvement to the rest of the country, but it's too slow.
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association, New Jersey has now surpassed Nevada in the rate of homeowners with seriously delinquent loans.
The Census Bureau said last week nearly a million New Jerseyans -- 11.4 percent -- of state residents lived below the poverty level last year.
Vineyards benefited from dry, hot weather this year, producing ideal growing conditions for NJ’s grapes.
He says unfair pricing practices by Lukoil North America that is driving customers away and forcing many franchise owners out of business.
Panasonic North America Chairman and CEO Joe Taylor says a tax incentive made the decision to keep the headquarters in the Garden State easier.
Movie studios will stop using 35 millimeter film next year, forcing movie theaters to either invest in a digital projector or close their doors.
Atlantic City casinos had their best month in a long time. Veteran television news reporter Dick Sheeran offers his take on what latest casino revenues mean for the struggling gaming town.
While Atlantic City needs to keep its gaming options viable, officials say other activities are essential for its future.
Atlantic City’s 12 casinos collectively saw their monthly revenue increase by 12.6 percent compared with a year ago.