N.J. applies for additional unemployment aid, but officials warn it will be small ($300)...

Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday that the state is applying for the FEMA Lost Wages Supplemental Assistance Program. The good news is that the approval process should only take a day or two, Department of...

About that extra $400 in unemployment benefits: Here’s why N.J. hasn’t signed up for...

New Jersey — like nearly every state in the country — has not signed up for the additional $400 for those filing for unemployment assistance. But it’s not just because the state doesn’t want...

N.J. approved for supplemental $300 in unemployment — when it will start paying out...

The good news for those seeking extra unemployment benefits: New Jersey was — as expected — approved by FEMA for a grant under the Lost Wages Assistance program, hours before Labor Day weekend began. The...

We asked McKoy: Define ‘fair share’? His response was outstanding

Gov. Phil Murphy used that phrase again. The one that comes up whenever a politician has to explain how they are going to pay for their wish list of projects. “Fair share.” As in, if the...

Newark refinances debt, saving nearly $15M through bond deal

Newark has refinanced its debt with the issuance of $100 million in General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Mayor Ras Baraka announced recently, helping the city save nearly $15 million — money that will help alleviate...

Middlesex County steps up in a big way for small business, offering $30,000 grants

At a time when money is short and needs — and requests — are high, Middlesex County is making sure its small business community isn’t overlooked. The county announced it is committing $30 million from...

NVE Bank awards $100K in grants to Bergen restaurants, makes $10K donation to food...

NVE Bank has continued its philanthropic fight against the pandemic, awarding $100,000 in grants to Bergen County restaurants affected by COVID-19 and making a donation to a food pantry in Englewood, where the bank...

Small Landlord (3-10 units) Grant Program to begin accepting applications

The state’s program to help small-scale landlords who have tenants who missed rent payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic is now accepting applications. The Small Landlord Emergency Grant program, which was announced earlier this month,...

Life science industry is bucking trend of economic uncertainty — and bullish investors...

Peter Meath is bullish on the life science industry in a time of economic uncertainty. He's not alone. Several recent initial public offerings in the life science space — including Somerset-based Legend Biotech, which banked...

Business organizations see N.J.’s small firms fighting tooth-and-nail to survive pandemic — and they’re...

In terms of situations you never pictured yourself in, hosting a Zoom call with 60 New Jersey beauty salon owners makes the list for Carlos Medina. Medina admits that, until this pandemic, he never realized...

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It may seem like a lifetime ago due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but Gov. Phil Murphy’s trade mission trip to India with Choose New...

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Investment firm hires CEO for health care portfolio company

Ignite Venture Studio, a Princeton-based investment company focused on the digital health and beauty sectors, has hired a CEO for a new portfolio company...