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Clean Energy Equity Act would help create more equitable, resilient N.J.

Emerging from the pandemic will require more than just a return to where we were before. New Jersey needs resilience: in its grid, in its economy and in its environment. Because it helps meet...

America is on strike — and it has nothing to do with unemployment benefits

For those of you that follow the whirlwind of the U.S. economy lately, you know that the April Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report painted a bleak picture of the country’s employment situation. In...

N.J. is reopening. We must now work together to rebuild the economy

For months, the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce and the state’s business community have been urging Gov. Phil Murphy to reopen the state, where justified by the medical metrics, and let the flow of commerce help rebuild...

We’re entering age of cloud-based startup ecosystems: Here’s what that means

Everyone knows the Silicon Valley model of startup ecosystems: regions worldwide have sought to replicate it ever since. But startup ecosystems are moving to the cloud, where community and resources can be sourced globally....

Gig economy has been lifesaver for women — let’s not force them into traditional...

It is widely known that the COVID-19 pandemic impacted women and minorities disproportionately on nearly every level. Women, particularly women of color, saw approximately a million more job losses than men nationwide, as well as...

Teen Think Tank Project: Giving teens voice today creates better tomorrow

Today’s teens will be inheriting a number of major societal issues, including racism, gender inequality, poverty, climate change and food insecurity — all of which will be exacerbated by an increasingly divisive society. Without...

N.J. has hiring crisis: Here are some ways to address it

The headlines have been nothing short of glaring. A family-owned delicatessen with 10 years under its belt announces it is closing because it can no longer find staff. Restaurant owners needing to offer finders fees and...

PPP loans are still available: Here are 4 reasons to apply

Gov. Phil Murphy recently signed a five-bill package that will provide $100 million in grants to various small businesses, restaurants, arts and cultural establishments, and nonprofits in New Jersey. Such grant programs provide additional...

Why professional fishermen support offshore wind power development

As someone who makes a living fishing in the Atlantic Ocean off New Jersey, I’m thrilled by the Biden administration’s sweeping commitments to offshore wind development, which include advancing an inaugural project off of...

Drug testing in era of legalized cannabis: Do’s and Don’ts for employers

Gov. Phil Murphy recently signed the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance and Marketplace Modernization Act, a law detailing the permissible use of recreational marijuana. NJCREAMMA legalizes recreational use of marijuana for adults over 21....

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Jersey City to cut ribbon on Smorgasburg food festival Saturday

Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop and officials from Mack-Cali Realty Corp. will have a ribbon-cutting for Smorgasburg at noon Saturday at the Harborside Campus...

Executive Moves: CBRE, Kearny Bank and more

Executive Moves is an occasional feature on ROI-NJ.com describing some of the important personnel changes in the New Jersey business community. Reports are based...

Women’s Association raises $150K to support behavioral health initiatives at Morristown Medical Center

The Women’s Association for Morristown Medical Center has raised $150,000 to support the mental health initiatives for Atlantic Behavioral Health at Morristown Medical Center,...

Industrial land with trailer parking sells for $2M+ in Irvington

A parcel of industrial land in Irvington was sold for just over $2 million, according to real estate firm Lee & Associates New Jersey. Logistics...

Executive Moves: Clara Maass, Provident Bank and more

Executive Moves is an occasional feature on ROI-NJ.com describing some of the important personnel changes in the New Jersey business community. Reports are based...