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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
11 12, 2017

Let’s ease up on the sports betting lovefest

2017-12-14T14:19:49+00:00

Last week, outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., Republican Gov. Chris Christie and Democratic state Sen. Raymond Lesniak — a man Christie once called a “lunatic” — shared a hug. The lovefest came after the court heard oral arguments in New Jersey’s quest to have the 1992 Professional ...

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Let’s ease up on the sports betting lovefest 2017-12-14T14:19:49+00:00
7 12, 2017

To Newark’s Baraka, $7 billion is a bargain

2017-12-11T10:36:56+00:00

The question was asked during Newark Mayor Ras Baraka’s bus tour of the city, which detailed insights of Newark’s proposal to Amazon for its HQ2 headquarters with a dozen or so journalists. “Is the state’s $7 billion offer of tax incentives too much?” The mayor didn’t hesitate. “If you take ...

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To Newark’s Baraka, $7 billion is a bargain 2017-12-11T10:36:56+00:00
6 12, 2017

E-commerce exec helps retail workers find new homes

2017-12-08T09:26:27+00:00

Alex Blaker is the founder and CEO of Tech Supplier Inc., a Hackensack-based business that specializes in selling refurbished and refreshed electronic items online. Some would call him a member of the disruptive e-commerce economy, a young entrepreneur who turned an idea he had in college into a multimillion-dollar business ...

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E-commerce exec helps retail workers find new homes 2017-12-08T09:26:27+00:00
4 12, 2017

Sexual harassment — and how employers can protect themselves

2017-12-06T09:43:26+00:00

Here we go again. Now, it is Matt Lauer. He follows on the heels of, among others, Harvey Weinstein, U.S. Sen. Al Franken, Kevin Spacey, Louis C.K. and Charlie Rose. It is, therefore, a good time to review what is, and isn’t, sexual harassment. (Actionable harassment, however, can also be ...

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Sexual harassment — and how employers can protect themselves 2017-12-06T09:43:26+00:00
4 12, 2017

Giving Icahn the money would be best bet

2017-12-06T12:32:53+00:00

Carl Icahn is Carl Icahn. He doesn’t play nice. He doesn’t care whether you like him. And right now, he has Atlantic City and the state Casino Reinvestment Development Authority over a bit of a barrel. Icahn wants to demolish the Trump Plaza casino hotel, which closed in September 2014, ...

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Giving Icahn the money would be best bet 2017-12-06T12:32:53+00:00
1 12, 2017

Group’s report points way to N.J. economic renewal

2017-12-05T09:13:45+00:00

Gov.-elect Phil Murphy faces a daunting task as he looks to rebuild New Jersey’s economy. Not too long ago, New Jersey was the wealthiest state in the nation. Today, we are the most exited state in the nation. In fact, residents between the ages of 18 and 34 are leaving ...

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Group’s report points way to N.J. economic renewal 2017-12-05T09:13:45+00:00
30 11, 2017

Have Republicans lost their hold on Morris County?

2017-12-04T12:13:05+00:00

OK, let’s get the joke out of the way. Gov. Chris Christie, whose national political ambitions were sidetracked by his connection to a traffic jam, had a short access road named after him last week. The catch: This short road, no more than a half-mile long, is being built to ...

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Have Republicans lost their hold on Morris County? 2017-12-04T12:13:05+00:00
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