N.J.’s looming utility moratorium nightmare

Carla, a single mother of two school-age children, living in Newark, came to NJ SHARES before the COVID-19 pandemic looking for help with her utility bill. At that time, her arrearage was $300. Now,...

When searching for economic catalysts for small business, don’t overlook life science companies

Biopharmaceutical and medical technology companies are true pillars of New Jersey’s economy and communities. With an overall economic impact of more than $83 billion (13% of New Jersey’s GDP) and more than 430,000 total...

A push for Murphy to sign GEARR bill, which would be big boost to...

A bill currently sits on Gov. Phil Murphy’s desk that would create a commission to help make state government more efficient and responsive to business, while bringing transparency to all New Jersey taxpayers. It has...

8 diverse bar associations offer support for Wainer Apter nomination to N.J. Supreme Court

The diverse bar associations of New Jersey below, including the Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association of New Jersey, the Association of Black Women Lawyers of New Jersey, the Garden State Bar Association, the Hispanic...

Now is the time for fiscal prudence

As the COVID-19 vaccines continue to be integrated into our daily lives, one can sense the optimism people are feeling that the end of the pandemic is near. The focus will soon shift to what...

Youth movement: 2 members of governor’s STEM Scholars Program make plea for public to...

In the last year, more than 20,000 New Jerseyans have died from COVID-19 — more than those who perished from both World Wars, the Korean and Vietnam wars combined. Currently, more than eight in...

Warehouse sprawl: Plan now or suffer consequences

Industries devoted to the movement and storage of goods now provide jobs to nearly one out of every eight employed New Jersey residents. Thanks to growth in both e-commerce and the volume of trade...

N.J. now in lose-lose position with stock exchanges

In New Jersey, we’ve become accustomed to losing. We’re at or near the bottom of every list for business competitiveness, and tops for high taxes and outmigration. So, when Assemblyman John McKeon (D-Madison) first floated...

Tips to stay safe when accessing medical care during (and after) pandemic

With health top of mind for many people amid COVID-19, many New Jersey residents may be trying to reprioritize their health, including scheduling appointments with our doctors, dentists and other health professionals. While those appointments...

Noncompete agreements: Searching for balanced solution

Recently, A1650, legislation seeking to limit the use of restrictive covenants, including noncompete agreements, cleared the Assembly Labor Committee. While this bill has a noble goal of protecting certain workers, its unintended consequences will make restrictive covenants...

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EDA announces dates (in May) you can apply for $85M in recently announced grants

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority announced Wednesday it will begin accepting applications in May for a number of the recently announced programs that...

Komline-Sanderson acquires waste-reduction systems business

Komline-Sanderson, a Peapack-based maker of equipment for wastewater management and other industrial applications, has acquired a company specializing in waste-reduction systems for the food...

Makerhoods, live/work program in which entrepreneurs create community, is coming to Newark

Makerhoods, a live/work program designed to elevate makers, artisans and other creative individuals looking to grow their passions and microbusinesses into thriving businesses, is...

On anniversary of peak hospitalizations in state, NJHA’s Bennett reflects — and looks to...

Cathy Bennett, the CEO of the New Jersey Hospital Association, remembers when she feared the state was reaching its COVID-19 breaking point. It was last...

DoorDash to help deliver 100K hot meals in Bergen County

The Bergen County Food Security Task Force has launched Project Dash, a partnership with DoorDash to deliver 100,000 hot meals to nonprofits across the...