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14 12, 2017

Public Strategies Impact, BGill Group partner up

2017-12-14T15:02:22+00:00

Lobbying firm Public Strategies Impact announced a strategic partnership with Gov.-elect Phil Murphy’s former campaign manager and current Essex County Freeholder Vice Chair Brendan Gill and his firm, The BGill Group LLC. “This partnership will be an extension of our relationship, expanding the specialties offered by both firms,” said Roger ...

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Public Strategies Impact, BGill Group partner up 2017-12-14T15:02:22+00:00
14 12, 2017

Christie, Cuomo pledge ‘100%’ commitment to Gateway

2017-12-14T14:55:25+00:00

Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that their respective states are committed to funding 100 percent of their share of the new Gateway tunnel project. The commitment follows a 2015 framework agreement in which the federal government will fund 50 percent of the Gateway Project, ...

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Christie, Cuomo pledge ‘100%’ commitment to Gateway 2017-12-14T14:55:25+00:00
14 12, 2017

Manufacturers warn $15 wage would devastate industry

2017-12-14T15:07:18+00:00

One thing has been made clear by manufacturers to members of the New Jersey Manufacturing Legislative Caucus: If the minimum wage is raised to $15 an hour, much-needed apprenticeship training — and full-time jobs — will cease to exist in the state. “This is an industry that builds people,” John ...

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Manufacturers warn $15 wage would devastate industry 2017-12-14T15:07:18+00:00
14 12, 2017

Unions face uphill battle over immigrant labor

2017-12-14T14:31:32+00:00

With what's coming down from the administration and policymakers on the hill, unions that have been in a years-long fight for immigrant labor rights in New Jersey are finding themselves in an uphill battle these days. But Kevin Brown, the New Jersey state director of one of the biggest unions ...

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Unions face uphill battle over immigrant labor 2017-12-14T14:31:32+00:00
14 12, 2017

Fixing corporate tax code would help all businesses

2017-12-14T14:19:14+00:00

Soon, a new administration will be taking the helm of the Garden State. And when Gov.-elect Phil Murphy opens the books for the first time, one thing will be crystal clear: New Jersey is in trouble. New Jersey has taken a slow, uneven path toward economic recovery, putting an enormous ...

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Fixing corporate tax code would help all businesses 2017-12-14T14:19:14+00:00
14 12, 2017

Barcade helps raise bar on lifestyle in Newark

2017-12-14T14:12:54+00:00

Pinballs were still being flipped and beer was still being poured as the city of Newark celebrated the official ribbon-cutting of Barcade on Broad Street on Tuesday. Even Newark Mayor Ras Baraka got in the action while on site to participate. “This is my second time here,” he said.” I’ve ...

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Barcade helps raise bar on lifestyle in Newark 2017-12-14T14:12:54+00:00
14 12, 2017

Tech community: We need more incentives, less regulation

2017-12-14T14:42:48+00:00

When it comes to keeping and growing the technology and life sciences industries in New Jersey, a survey recently conducted by the New Jersey Tech Council revealed commonly proposed solutions: increased funding and decreased regulations. According to more than 100 responses to the council’s Technology Community Survey, the top issues ...

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Tech community: We need more incentives, less regulation 2017-12-14T14:42:48+00:00
13 12, 2017

Murphy picks Assemblywoman Muoio as his treasurer

2017-12-14T11:49:26+00:00

Assemblywoman Elizabeth Muoio was nominated Wednesday as the state's new treasurer in Gov.-elect Phil Murphy's new administration. This is the second appointment for his cabinet, and would make Muoio (D-Trenton) the second woman treasurer in the state’s history, if confirmed. Murphy said Muoio, with her expertise on economic development and ...

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Murphy picks Assemblywoman Muoio as his treasurer 2017-12-14T11:49:26+00:00
13 12, 2017

Group launches medical info exchange, OneHealth New Jersey

2017-12-13T13:24:56+00:00

Electronic health records are helping fill a void of information that can increase the cost burden on the health care system at large, but a big problem among providers who invest in the expensive upgrade to the new technology is that different brands don’t communicate with each other. Smaller practices ...

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Group launches medical info exchange, OneHealth New Jersey 2017-12-13T13:24:56+00:00
13 12, 2017

NJIT opens Makerspace prototyping facility

2017-12-13T13:13:02+00:00

The New Jersey Institute of Technology’s training is getting more hands-on. The university just celebrated the opening of Makerspace at NJIT, a rapid prototyping facility that will focus on training and business needs. Makerspace was helped by a $10 million allocation from the state. The dual-use facility will create a ...

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NJIT opens Makerspace prototyping facility 2017-12-13T13:13:02+00:00
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