It’s not revenue, it’s relationships: Why Murphy’s legacy is tied to business community’s willingness...

“Be careful what you wish for.” In the case of Gov. Phil Murphy, the phrase may need to be modified. “Be careful what you wish for, you may get it — and a whole lot more.” Such...

Seven steps to stronger economy in 2019

Gov. Phil Murphy campaigned on creating a “stronger and fairer” economy. Since taking office, the governor and the Legislature have shown an energetic commitment in expediting initiatives for the fairer economy such as mandated paid...

ROI-NJ presents the online edition of its July 27, 2020, issue

We are pleased to present the electronic version of ROI-NJ's latest print issue. You can either scroll through the pages below or click the links that follow to see our coverage as it appears...

Working together, we can end hunger in our community

Tonight in New Jersey, children will go to bed hungry. Contrary to popular notions about hunger in America, most are not homeless. In fact, most New Jersey families that struggle to put food on...

Changing anticipated return won’t solve pension problem

We don’t know if the move acting state Treasurer Elizabeth Muoio made in regard to assumptions of the rate of return on investments for the state pension will start to solve New Jersey’s most...

Newark college president: Black lives still matter

In the summer of 2016, the killing of black youths in Minnesota and Louisiana and subsequent killing of five policemen in Dallas brought to the fore the "Black Lives Matter" theme. At that time,...

Right man, wrong moment: Booker shows he has passion (and politics). He just needs...

It wasn't quite the preacher-perfect, sweat-from-the-brow, nearly hourlong speech that he riveted the audience with two years ago. On that night, it was a speech in which the leaders of the New Jersey business and...

One Theater Square is latest symbol of Newark’s turnaround

One by one, the developers and politicians took the stage Wednesday, trying to sum up what the grand opening of One Theater Square really meant for Newark. Carl Dranoff of Dranoff Properties, the developer, talked...

Why head of Boxzooka, N.J. e-commerce fulfillment center, thinks Supreme Court ruling is fair

Brendan Heegan knows more than a thing or two about calculating costs during e-commerce fulfillment deliveries. As the founder and owner of Boxzooka, a fulfillment and global e-commerce center in Secaucus, some of the $5...

I’m a CEO. I support the $15 minimum wage

Guaranteeing a $15 minimum wage in New Jersey is the right thing for employers to do. The governor, Senate president and Assembly speaker must find a happy middle ground in their debate to ensure a...

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University Hospital awarded $182K to help enroll residents in ACA programs

University Hospital has been awarded $182,203 in state grant funding to help enroll under- and uninsured New Jersey residents in Affordable Care Act health...

1 year later, Choose says mission trip to India proving to be success

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...

Vauxhall BBQ guru named SBA’s N.J. Small Business Person of the Year

The owner of a Vauxhall barbecue restaurant is the U.S. Small Business Administration’s New Jersey Small Business Person of the Year for 2020, the...

How 2020 is this? Quest piloting drone delivery of COVID-19 tests

How’s this for the ultimate in touchless service? Secaucus-based Quest Diagnostics announced Tuesday it is teaming up with Walmart and DroneUp on a pilot program...

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...