Moves and Deals

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
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

More Jerseyans think state is on right track after election

2017-12-13T12:18:27+00:00

The election of Phil Murphy as governor has sparked some hope for state residents, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. While 60 percent still believe New Jersey is on the wrong track, 30 percent now say the state is headed in the right direction — a double-digit increase since August. ...

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More Jerseyans think state is on right track after election 2017-12-13T12:18:27+00:00
13 12, 2017

State added 2,600 jobs in November, ADP reports

2017-12-13T11:37:43+00:00

New Jersey added 2,600 private sector jobs in November, according to the ADP Regional Employment Report. The monthly report is in collaboration with Moody's Analytics Inc. Most of the jobs were in service-providing, with 2,300. Goods-producing jobs increased by 400. The biggest industry increase was about 900 jobs in the ...

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State added 2,600 jobs in November, ADP reports 2017-12-13T11:37:43+00:00
12 12, 2017

EDA offers $38M incentive for linen services firm to expand

2017-12-14T12:14:38+00:00

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority hopes an industrial linen services company will stay in the Garden State and bolster its payroll with 350 new jobs, after awarding the business at 10-year, $38 million tax incentive Tuesday. CleanTex, which in headquartered in Linden and has facilities in Trenton, Irvington and ...

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EDA offers $38M incentive for linen services firm to expand 2017-12-14T12:14:38+00:00
12 12, 2017

Kolluri named Cooper’s Ferry Partnership CEO

2017-12-14T12:13:32+00:00

Kris Kolluri has been appointed CEO and president of the board of directors for the Cooper’s Ferry Partnership, the Camden-based nonprofit community development organization. Kolluri has served as CEO of Rowan University/Rutgers-Camden Board of Governors since 2014, and previously had been CEO of the New Jersey Schools Development Authority and ...

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Kolluri named Cooper’s Ferry Partnership CEO 2017-12-14T12:13:32+00:00
12 12, 2017

Fort Monmouth revitalization authority chair resigns

2017-12-12T10:03:49+00:00

Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority Chairman James V. Gorman has resigned. During his seven years on the board, the authority sold 11 properties and is under contract or in active negotiations for 17 others. “It’s been an honor to work with our chairman, James V. Gorman, over the past seven ...

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Fort Monmouth revitalization authority chair resigns 2017-12-12T10:03:49+00:00
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