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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...

Changing the narrative: Cops and Kids Community Policing Contest to be announced in Newark

The idea certainly comes out of the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd by a police officer. And it certainly comes at a perfect time, when New Jerseyans are again getting the chance...

A call to change our plates to ‘The Innovation State’

We are not the Land of Lincoln. Anyone who has ever played the License Plate Game on a long car trip knows that.  “Land of Lincoln” is proclaimed proudly at the bottom of every license...

From union leaders to politicians, broad support for solving misclassification of workers

Greg Lalevee, the business manager of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 825, obviously is a union guy who wants what’s good for unions and their members. Lalevee, however, prides himself on being an “economic...

Weinberg’s legacy: People before party

As someone who had spent a few years in Trenton, Sabeen Masih wasn’t surprised when she read the story last December detailing how women working in the political world were frequent subjects of sexual...

Goal in sight: At HBSE, Gould feels that how you hire employees and vendors...

Everyone acknowledges that discussing social justice and racial equity involves having hard conversations. So, let’s start with one of the hardest when it come to the business world. It’s nice to release (carefully crafted) statements,...

2020 ends with glimmers of hope — but, unfortunately, plenty of dark reality

As of Wednesday morning, the state had given 62,901 people the first of two COVID-19 vaccination shots. It’s a number that’s far lower than what state officials hope — but one they said matches...

At Summit Health, new brand includes plans to expand

Dr. Jeff Le Benger can finish the sentence himself. He knows the potential of his new brand, Summit Health, which was introduced Thursday morning. “I think this brand puts us in a point where we...

In Plainfield, unexpected aid is leading to unprecedented push in economic development

There will be a bigger grant program for the town’s small businesses. Plainfield Mayor Adrian Mapp figures approximately 100 businesses will get grants of up to $10,000 — a total of approximately $1 million. And...

Even COVID crisis couldn’t stop Kinsey, age 80, from going to work at Saint...

Her family, friends and coworkers for generations at Saint Peter’s University Hospital gently tried to tell Julia Kinsey that she should take some time off — a temporary leave of absence, they said. They warned...

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CHA Partners broke ground Friday on 10 N. Main, a new mixed-use development on North Main Street in Wharton that comprises a collection of...

Solar Landscape, nonprofit award $20K in scholarships in Sustainability Challenge

Solar Landscape, a leading New Jersey developer, designer, installer, owner and operator of community solar and solar energy solutions, and nonprofit Sustainable Jersey City...

NVP: $85M Fund II will enable us to invest in more companies — and...

Newark Venture Partners is celebrating the close of NVP Fund II — one with a size ($85 million) that will enable NVP to invest...