BUSINESS REPORT

Agreement reached on federal economic stimulus package

BY Rhonda Schaffler, Correspondent |

Lawmakers reached an agreement on a $2 trillion stimulus package that will include direct payments to Americans and aid for businesses.

New Jersey’s treasurer doesn’t rule out additional state spending freezes, and said it will be difficult for New Jersey to complete a new budget by June 30 given financial uncertainties.

More than 30,000 job opportunities are listed on the state’s new job portal.