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...

Calif.-style gas car ban is wrong answer for N.J.

The road to bad public policy is often paved with good intentions. That's particularly true in the case of New Jersey, where the Department of Environmental Protection wants that road filled with electric vehicles...

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...

How banks are working with lending customers during COVID-19

When Covid-19 emerged and the New Jersey economy was principally shut down, Spencer Savings Bank remained open as an essential business for our customers and communities. Whether a consumer loan or commercial loan, we...

N.J. needs true economic plan, growth strategy — now

Last week, Gov. Phil Murphy announced to a room full of New Jersey’s political elite that he was releasing $112 million in CARES Act funding. The governor said a significant portion of these grants would be...

Why clean energy future means putting gas cars in rearview mirror

The escalating threats and risks associated with climate change to our health, environment and economy create an imperative to decarbonize our economy as quickly as possible. Simultaneously, the rapid increase in clean energy innovation,...

Why it’s time for state to proceed with autonomous vehicle legislation

Since March, Gov. Phil Murphy and the state Legislature have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic with laws and executive orders addressing such wide-ranging issues as health protocols, restaurant dining, schools and even elections. But...

Healing divided country with entrepreneurship

The results of the 2020 presidential election suggest that the U.S. has never been more divided politically. The major party presidential candidates received more than 70 million votes each. The distribution of votes clearly...

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Murphy signs bill that will allocate $10M in grants to child-care providers

Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday signed into law bill A5445, which provides $10 million in federal COVID-19 relief aid for child care providers throughout...

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3 N.J. companies on Fortune’s 100 Best Places to Work

Three New Jersey companies made the list of Fortune’s 100 Best Places to Work, which was released Tuesday: No. 67: Atlantic Health System (Morristown); ...