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By Lynda Cohen and Anjalee Khemlani
Atlantic City | November 8, 2017 at 2:14 pm

8 11, 2017

Election 2017: Key seats change parties in A.C. area

2017-11-10T10:26:04+00:00

While election night was a near-sweep for Democrats across the state, one important state Senate seat turned Republican: Legislative District 2. Republican Assemblyman Chris Brown bucked the Democrat-turning trend to capture the state Senate seat of the late Democrat Jim Whelan, which encompasses most of Atlantic County. Brown said he ...

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Election 2017: Key seats change parties in A.C. area 2017-11-10T10:26:04+00:00
8 11, 2017

Hackensack Meridian exec Lozano to head Murphy transition team

2017-11-10T10:26:25+00:00

Jose Lozano, the chief of staff at Hackensack Meridian Health who has a long background in politics both at the state and national level, will lead the transition team for Gov.-elect Phil Murphy, it was announced Wednesday. Lozano, 37, is known in the New Jersey business community for his efforts ...

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Hackensack Meridian exec Lozano to head Murphy transition team 2017-11-10T10:26:25+00:00
8 11, 2017

State added 6,500 jobs in October, ADP reports

2017-11-08T13:16:46+00:00

New Jersey added 6,500 private sector jobs during October, according to the ADP Regional Employment Report. The Roseland-based company releases monthly reports on regional and state non-farm private employment in collaboration with Moody's Analytics Inc. The service sector saw the biggest jump with 4,800 new jobs, following by the goods-producing ...

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State added 6,500 jobs in October, ADP reports 2017-11-08T13:16:46+00:00
8 11, 2017

Election 2017: Murphy addresses business community after win

2017-11-10T10:30:13+00:00

Gov.-elect Phil Murphy, moments after being declared the easy winner in Tuesday’s gubernatorial election, spoke to the business community while telling his supporters his plans for the New Jersey economy. The details are still to come, but the message was clear: Murphy is aiming to bring a more progressive approach ...

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Election 2017: Murphy addresses business community after win 2017-11-10T10:30:13+00:00
8 11, 2017

Election 2017: What big wins for Democrats mean for business

2017-11-10T10:31:06+00:00

The election of Phil Murphy as governor, giving Democrats full control of New Jersey’s executive and legislative branches for the first time since 2005, was not the only significant change that came about following the state’s election Tuesday night. The passing of Sen. Jim Whelan, retirement of Sens. Diane Allen ...

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Election 2017: What big wins for Democrats mean for business 2017-11-10T10:31:06+00:00
8 11, 2017

Election 2017: ‘Sweeping success’ for South Asian community

2017-11-08T08:06:34+00:00

Election night was a “sweeping success across the board” for South Asians in New Jersey, who have been increasingly visible as a political force. The group has pursued greater representation on all political levels — a hard feat for a group that tends to be very divided — and tried ...

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Election 2017: ‘Sweeping success’ for South Asian community 2017-11-08T08:06:34+00:00
8 11, 2017

Election 2017: Guadagno ‘would not have done anything differently’

2017-11-10T10:31:44+00:00

Both Gov.-elect Phil Murphy and U.S. Sen. Cory Booker emphatically stated that Murphy’s election victory was a repudiation of President Donald Trump. How much it can be tied to the national political climate is uncertain, but this much is clear: It marks an unceremonious ending to the tenure of Gov. ...

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Election 2017: Guadagno ‘would not have done anything differently’ 2017-11-10T10:31:44+00:00
6 11, 2017

NJEDA program worth $46M to 39 tech, biotech firms

2017-11-08T08:26:30+00:00

Dozens of technology and biotechnology companies in the state will get financial help, courtesy of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority. Through New Jersey’s Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer Program, 39 will share more than $46 million under approvals announced Monday. The competitive program is administered by EDA and the ...

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NJEDA program worth $46M to 39 tech, biotech firms 2017-11-08T08:26:30+00:00
6 11, 2017

Election eve poll: Murphy up by double digits, Guadagno closing

2017-11-08T08:26:43+00:00

Democrat Phil Murphy maintains a two-digit lead in the governor’s race, boosted by big leads among women and non-white voters, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released the day before the election. The 12-point lead of 53 percent to 41 percent is a drop from the Oct. 25 survey, when ...

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Election eve poll: Murphy up by double digits, Guadagno closing 2017-11-08T08:26:43+00:00
3 11, 2017

Political institute director leaves Rider for new Rowan post

2017-11-03T14:56:44+00:00

Benjamin Dworkin, the director of the Rebovich Institute for New Jersey Politics, is leaving Rider University to become director of Rowan University’s new Institute for Public Policy. “Ben will start here in January 2018,” a spokesperson for Rowan told ROI-NJ. “In his role as director of the Institute for Public ...

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Political institute director leaves Rider for new Rowan post 2017-11-03T14:56:44+00:00
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