Why N.J. should not lock down again: Cases vs. infections

As Gov. Phil Murphy and everyone else in New Jersey debate the merits of a second state shutdown due to COVID-19, it is incredibly important to define what a case is and what an...

Sullivan: Economic Recovery Act of 2020 is what N.J. needs to rebound from COVID-19

When Gov. Phil Murphy first outlined his vision for the next generation of economic development tools and incentives in 2018, no one could have predicted the situation we would find ourselves in just two...

‘Other states are taking notice of N.J.’s lousy business climate and are trying to...

New Jersey Assemblyman John McKeon (D-West Orange), chair of the Financial Institutions Committee, recently proposed a financial transaction tax that will kill jobs and revenue across New Jersey and test the state’s ability to...

Urban redevelopment done right: How to spark revitalization while honoring cultural history

Last month, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority approved $67 million in tax credits through its Economic Redevelopment & Growth program to preserve and rehabilitate historic Hinchliffe Stadium in Paterson. This ERG tax credit award...

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...

Why power problems in Texas will cost you money in N.J.

Everyone knows the recent brutal cold stretch in Texas — combined with power failures across the state since the Electrical Reliability Council of Texas was forced to rely on rolling blackouts to prevent the...

Investing in resiliency for our power grid with renewables

Last month, we watched in horror as Americans in Texas suffered one of the worst energy crises outside of a natural disaster in recent memory. When an unprecedented cold streak gripped the state, residents...

Why long overdue Glassboro-Camden Rail Line would be big boost for economic development in...

The Delaware River Port Authority recently held public hearings on the Environmental Impact Study of the long-anticipated Glassboro Camden Rail Line, which is the next step in the decades-long journey to establish a rail...

Murphys are eligible for vaccine: Here’s hoping they personally log into N.J. appointment site...

Gov. Phil Murphy and first lady Tammy Murphy become eligible this week to get a COVID-19 vaccine. The governor said last week that they will go online like everyone else and look for an...

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,...

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Murphy appoints 77 new members to New Jersey-Israel Commission

Governor Phil Murphy announced the appointments of 77 public members to the New Jersey-Israel Commission, including a second co-chair, Karin Elkis. Elkis will serve as...

Murphy confident J&J pause will not slow state’s vaccination goals

Gov. Phil Murphy said the state’s overall goal of vaccinating 4.7 million adult New Jerseyans by the end of June remains not only in...

Oliver, Strom, Baraka, DiVincenzo, Newark legislators voice support for new University Hospital

A group of state, local and health care officials got together Wednesday to voice their support for a $500,000 line in the state budget...

NJIT is 1 of 6 universities globally to receive Ellucian Impact Award

New Jersey Institute of Technology was awarded a 2021 Ellucian Impact Award for its successful digital transformation initiatives, which allowed the university to pivot...

Trucking, shipping leaders tell DEP: Do not adopt Calif.’s heavy-duty on-highway emissions standards

Leaders at 13 prominent organizations representing cars, trucks, shipping and logistics sent an open letter to Shawn LaTourette, the acting commissioner of the New...