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At EDA audit hearing, lawmakers voice concerns about scope — and why it scrutinized programs no longer in effect

A joint legislative committee hearing Monday raised questions about the state comptroller’s recent audit of incentives administered by the New...

‘Rain tax’? Fix for N.J.’s infrastructure needs not found in stormwater tax bill

New Jersey needs to upgrade its aging water infrastructure systems. The task is enormous and expensive, so we cannot afford to waste time and money...


Level up: Moody’s upgrades Newark’s bond rating, citing stronger finances

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka was obviously thrilled that Moody’s raised the city’s bond rating to Baa2 on Thursday. A bond rating is much like an...

GDC launches virtual data room to allow private sector more technical info before bidding

The Gateway Program Development Corp., looking to improve its Request for Proposals process with the private sector, has launched a virtual data room...


NJLP, encouraging South Asians to get involved (Fellowship application deadline is Feb. 15)

Origin Given the lack of South Asian-American representation in government and politics, a group of community leaders founded the New Jersey...

Republican lawmakers quickly voice opposition to $15 minimum wage

Republican state lawmakers quickly voiced their displeasure with, and opposition to, the $15 minimum wage bill Gov. Phil Murphy signed...


Cheers as Murphy signs $15 wage bill — but not from small business owners

Gov. Phil Murphy signed a phased-in $15 minimum wage into law in front of an enthusiastic bilingual crowd Monday in Elizabeth. For Murphy, the...

Rate Counsel president tells BPU: PSEG should not qualify for subsidies

State Rate Counsel President Stephanie Brand said nuclear plant owners Exelon and Public Service Enterprise Group should not qualify for Zero...


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