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A nightmare. A punishment. Business group leaders pound Murphy over new business tax

A nightmare. Fears that have come true. A punishment. The business community wasted little time voicing its opinion about Gov. Phil Murphy’s proposed Fiscal Year 2025 budget that he unveiled Tuesday afternoon in Trenton. While Murphy said his...

Murphy aims to impose tax on state’s top-revenue companies to pay for N.J. ...

Gov. Phil Murphy, during his budget address later Tuesday, will propose creating a tax on the highest-revenue companies in the state to serve as a continual source of funding for New Jersey Transit. The tax,...

In South Jersey, there’s dismay at potential of having to pay for NJ Transit,...

It’s an easy argument for those in government to make: Businesses benefit from public services — they should pay for them. But, what happens when businesses don’t benefit? That’s a question that is coming out of...

NJDOL awards nearly $8M in grants to support apprenticeship and preapprenticeship programs

The New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development said it awarded $7.9 million in the most recent round of grant funding through the Growing Apprenticeship in Nontraditional Sectors, or GAINS, and Pre-Apprenticeship in...

Cross River launches fintech investment banking franchise

Fort Lee-based Cross River Bank on Monday announced it is launching a fintech-focused investment banking strategy. Cross River, together with CRB Securities and its parent company, CRB Group, said the new venture will assist its...

Zwicker’s bill allows towns to go over 2% tax cap for school funding. We...

After sponsoring a bill that would allow some school districts to increase property taxes by more than the 2% they are currently allowed — to help with school funding issues — many feel state...

Cardillo & Co. acquired by RRBB

Ralph Cardillo, a CPA with years of experience at a Big Four firm as well as his own boutique shop, has joined RRBB Advisors tax team as a director. Maria Martinez, an operational assistant with...

Todd Christie, Adam Riches join Alliance Advisors, a global corporate advisory board

Todd Christie and Adam Riches have been named senior managing directors of Alliance Advisors, a global corporate advisory firm in Bloomfield, the firm announced this week. The hirings will help the firm expand business growth...

Lakewood earns $7.4M in grant funding from UEZA

Lakewood will receive more than $7.4 million in Zone Assistance Funds in 2024, the largest allocation in the state, it was announced Thursday. The award, up from $5.5 million in 2023, will support various community...

N.J. Community Capital commits $50K to nonprofits in five key cities

For the second consecutive year, New Jersey Community Capital is committing $50,000 to support nonprofits in traditionally underserved areas during Black History Month. NJCC, based in Newark, is a leading nonprofit community development financial institution — better...

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Rutgers-Newark Center for Politics and Race in America named in honor of Sheila Oliver

In an honor befitting the influential and inspiring life that Sheila Oliver lived, the Center for Politics and Race in America at Rutgers University...

Healthcare Innovation Engine at SciTech Scity selects cardiovascular health as 1st focus area

SciTech Scity always has been a place that represented the great potential for innovation and discovery in New Jersey. This week, it took a...

William Paterson University nursing student enrollment surges to largest in northern New Jersey

William Paterson University recently announced it now boasts the largest nursing student enrollment in the northern half of New Jersey, as well as the...

Crow Holdings celebrates new beginnings at Marcal Paper warehouse site in Elmwood Park

Elmwood Park Mayor Robert Colletti, local dignitaries and community stakeholders joined Crow Holdings Development to celebrate the grand opening of 25 Market St. this week. A ribbon-cutting...

Newark’s Black-owned businesses awarded $2.3M in funding

The City of Newark and Invest Newark, on Thursday evening, celebrated reactivating downtown Newark’s commercial corridors and supporting small businesses in Newark’s Arts and...