BUSINESS REPORT

Some relief could be on the way for commuters

BY Rhonda Schaffler, Correspondent |

The federal government has determined that a project to replace the century-old Portal Bridge is eligible for federal funding. Gov. Phil Murphy says that key decision moves the state closer to starting the project.

The state’s largest insurer, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, has announced a new CEO will join the company in April.

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says he expects the coronavirus will have an impact on the global economy, but it’s not clear what the impact will be in the United States.