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Unemployed residents of 3 Central Jersey counties eligible for free job training services, thanks...

Residents in Hunterdon, Middlesex and Somerset counties who are unemployed because of COVID-19 will have access to a new training grant program through the counties’ workforce development boards. The Consortium of the Greater Raritan Workforce...

N.J. has hiring crisis: Here are some ways to address it

The headlines have been nothing short of glaring. A family-owned delicatessen with 10 years under its belt announces it is closing because it can no longer find staff. Restaurant owners needing to offer finders fees and...

ROI Influencers: Power List 2021 — Banking & Finance

To read this year's Top 30, click the links below: No. 1: Gov. Phil Murphy Nos. 2-10 Nos. 11-20 Nos. 21-30 To read the rest of the ROI Influencers: Power List 2021, click here. James Andreacci Market...

Murphy: PPP loans, and expenses paid with them, will be tax-exempt

Paycheck Protection Program loans will be tax exempt at the state level — and recipients will be allowed to deduct business expenses that were paid with the tax-exempt loan proceeds, thereby enhancing the tax...

Bayoh cuts ribbon on IHOP location in downtown Newark

Adenah Bayoh has a number of goals for Newark: Create jobs, prepare great meals and serve as in inspiration for other entrepreneurs — especially entrepreneurs of color. Bayoh did all three Wednesday, when she cut...

N.J. Pandemic Relief Fund gives $2.6M to help close digital divide

At a time when in-school learning is dropping across the state, school districts in nine New Jersey cities will get help in closing the digital divide from the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund. On Thursday,...

Why Evergreen Fund sets N.J. apart — and could set up state for future

New Jersey Economic Development Authority CEO Tim Sullivan loves to talk about how the proposed tax incentive programs could have a major impact — particularly in the state’s most challenging areas. He talks about the...

N.J. Pandemic Relief Fund giving $4.5M in grants to organizations helping minority- and women-owned...

The New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund is investing $4.5 million to help women- and minority-owned businesses devastated by the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, it announced Wednesday. The funds are being directed to four...

SBA, out of funds, has stopped accepting PPP applications

The U.S. Small Business Administration has stopped accepting new Paycheck Protection Program applications from most lenders, almost a full month before the $292 billion program’s application deadline. The SBA informed lenders Tuesday afternoon that the...

DOL has stopped $1.2B in fraudulent unemployment claims — here’s how you can protect...

The New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development is warning all businesses and all those collecting unemployment benefits: Check your records — and be on alert for scams. The DOL said it has blocked at...

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All hospitals have ‘green light’ for visitation — first time during pandemic

For the first time since its inception during last fall’s COVID-19 surge, a color-coded hospital visitation guide shows all regions of New Jersey are...

EDA details rules and regs around Emerge, successor to Grow N.J.

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority board Wednesday approved the creation of the Emerge program, a new jobs-based tax credit program created under the...

Struggling with utility bills? JCP&L has new programs that can help

Jersey Central Power & Light President Jim Fakult said the utility understands many people are struggling to pay their bill — both residential and...

Developers break ground on senior housing project in E. Orange

Real estate firm Genesis Cos. has broken ground on a senior supporting housing development in East Orange, it announced Wednesday. The property at 160 Halsted...

High Technology in Freehold named top STEM high school in U.S. — one of...

Gov. Phil Murphy has long talked about creating an innovative economy in New Jersey. It appears there are a number of high schools ready...