Amtrak, devastated by COVID, states solid case for why it could play big part...

It’s easy to rattle off all the ways Amtrak can help restore and rebuild the economy along the Northeast Corridor. Chairman Tony Coscia said investments are not only good for producing jobs, but they will...

How BPU just increased N.J.’s ability to become wind-power superpower

When Gov. Phil Murphy announced in February his ambitious plan of having 7,500 megawatts of offshore wind energy by 2035, he talked of all of the benefits it would bring to the state. Murphy didn’t...

Cases (and fatalities) are on the rise, but 4 in 10 Jerseyans say they...

If you’re looking for a story that has a bunch of numbers and statistics that can be called into question, you’ve found it. The COVID-19 metrics in New Jersey continue to rise. On Tuesday, Gov....

Siree Morris wants to build houses in Newark — and clear path for others...

Ribbon-cuttings never get old for Siree Morris. They represent another completed project — another example that he can make it as a developer. Another example that a young Black man can make it in...

M Station, transformative project for Morristown, breaks ground

Peter Bronsnick, the New Jersey president for SJP Properties, couldn’t resist as he stood under a tent in a vacant parking lot in Morristown that one day will become M Station, one of the...

Making a promise: Harmon, Bracken vow initiative to end economic inequity in N.J. will...

Longtime friends Tom Bracken and John Harmon conducted a Zoom call Monday morning to discuss how the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce and the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey are partnering...

Why quickly rising COVID numbers (5,250 cases this weekend) may force more restrictions

Gov. Phil Murphy, who has hinted at more restrictive action for weeks as the numbers of COVID-19 cases continued to rise, was very clear in his remarks. “How close are we to doing something?” Murphy...

South Asian community embraces Harris as role model for opportunity to lead

Varsha Waishampayan founded the nonprofit Wings for Growth in 2016 with one goal in mind: To help show women they can be leaders in the workplace. A former executive of numerous financial and consulting firms...

Why pro-business Bracken feels Biden can be boost for N.J.’s economy

Tom Bracken said the obvious about the Joe Biden-Kamala Harris ticket winning the 2020 presidential election: “More than anything, I think it just calms things down a little bit. And that's not a bad...

Don’t just thank veterans for their service — hire them for their services

Jeff Cantor breaks down the numbers around the 10% price preference bill for disabled veteran business owners that’s kicking around the state Legislature. Essentially, it’s this: If one company bids X amount on a state...

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