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Midyear pit stop: How to rev up your company — from good to better...

Many business owners nationwide held their collective breath throughout 2023, anticipating the crash of the economy’s much-discussed “hard landing.” Except, it never happened. As 2024 began, hope for a “soft landing” emerged, and a rosy outlook...

Reality check: Why it’s important for most diverse state in country to create ‘Diverse...

Here’s the complicated aspect of making July into “Diverse Business Month” — an initiative that became a reality earlier this week, thanks to the efforts of state Sens. Nellie Pou and Gordon Johnson. This isn’t...

Out-of-state trial attorneys should not run New Jersey’s energy and climate policies

In recent years, there has been an increase in activist lawsuits, officially brought under Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices laws, to push extreme progressive agendas. The latest fad? Trying to hold American energy...

Here’s best plan yet on how to activate local towns for FIFA’s 2026 World...

The question has vexed North Jersey officials since it was announced that the area would host 2026 World Cup games at MetLife Stadium: How can organizers ensure that the economic benefit of the billion-dollar...

New Jersey’s role in AI conversation is lagging among states

Early political and economic developments in 2024 signaled New Jersey’s commitment to becoming a hub for artificial intelligence research & development. Now, halfway through the year, data from online conversations, Google searches and the...

Our kids are in crisis: Expanded HMH/Carrier Clinic behavioral health facility will address growing...

Here’s where we are on the behavioral crisis in New Jersey — and around the country. Hackensack Meridian Health, through the Carrier Clinic, was thrilled to hold a groundbreaking Friday for a 43,000-square-foot, 52-bed facility...

Survey results are clarion call to support military families — it’s national security priority

The results of the most recent Military Family Outlook Survey by Blue Star Families reveal that the issues facing the men and women in our military have worrisome long-term implications for our nation. It should...

It’s no joke: Shortage of plumbers could clog up economy

It’s no secret that the U.S. and New Jersey are facing a skilled labor shortage, with longtime trade workers on the brink of retirement and a significant deficiency of new workers in the pipeline....

How to avoid costly lawsuit during major home improvement project

The housing market has led to an increased number of New Jersey homeowners who, because of the lack of inventory and high interest rates for mortgages, are investing in their current homes, hiring contractors...

Power grid: It ain’t broke, but we sure need to fix it

Here’s a fun riddle that emerged from a delightfully entertaining panel discussion at the recent New Jersey Utilities Association annual convention: What is repeatedly called out for its shortcomings, doubted for its ability to handle...

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Great party? Of course. But, beyond festivities was key World Cup networking opportunity

Sure, it was a great party — with great food and drinks, great music and a great atmosphere. Anyone who has been to an...

State charges Norcross (and 5 others) with 1st-degree racketeering in 13-count indictment

In a scene that seemingly could only play out in New Jersey, Attorney General Matt Platkin announced a stunning 13-count indictment against longtime South...

Dickerson promoted at R&J Communications

Heather Dickerson has been promoted to account executive at R&J Strategic Communications, the Bridgewater-based full-service integrated marketing and public relations agency announced Monday. The firm...

Garlick, Lyons join Murphy Schiller & Wilkes

Thomas Garlick (counsel) and Robert Lyons (associate) have joined Murphy Schiller & Wilkes, the Newark-based boutique firm that services the commercial real estate and...

Lyons joins McCarter as partner; to assist Real Estate, Cannabis practice groups

Richard Lyons has joined McCarter & English as a partner in its Real Estate and Cannabis practice groups, the Newark-based firm announced Monday. Lyons, who...