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...

Why electric trucks are next step for N.J.’s roads

Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration announced last week that it will invest more than $100 million dollars from the Volkswagen Dieselgate settlement and Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative to electrify our medium- and heavy-duty vehicles. This...

‘Healthy Terminals Act’ would jeopardize vital N.J. lifeline

The health and well-being of New Jersey’s workforce and their families are inextricably tied to the health and vitality of our state’s economy. Business leaders understand that we can’t have a strong recovery without...

Black business leader criticizes Murphy for COVID-19 response to underserved communities

Although the African American community makes up only 12% of New Jersey’s population, we also make up 16% of all deaths from COVID-19 over the last year. Now, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation, only 4%...

Why eviction moratorium is not fair to landlords

At first blush, when people hear about an eviction moratorium, it sounds like an important societal accommodation. Let’s face it: Landlords are not sympathetic figures. However, there are two sides to this issue. Many landlords...

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...

Debunking common myths about Paycheck Protection Program

Through the first month of the 2021 version of the federal Paycheck Protection Program, about half of the $284 billion allocated to the program this round has been secured by businesses impacted by the...

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...

Now is time for Sustainable Green Jobs Recovery plan for N.J.

Governors’ State of the State addresses routinely highlight important new policy and economic opportunities, and Gov. Phil Murphy’s recent speech was no exception. We couldn’t agree more that a “clean energy economy is a...

Fiscal 2022 budget must build bridge to better future for Jerseyans

After multiple attempts in a lower level of care to stop drug abuse, 16-year-old Genesis was referred to New Hope Integrated Behavioral Health Care’s residential program, where she received treatment for substance use, as...

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A new University Hospital in Newark? Officials to make case to fund study examining...

Since opening in 1979, University Hospital in Newark has grown into a health care facility that serves a great number of Newark residents —...

PNC’s new overdraft program will save consumers millions at bank’s expense — here’s why...

Some studies indicate U.S. consumers are charged more than $17 billion in overdraft fees each year caused by low-cash moments and mistimed payments. And, even...

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...

Princeton branch of prestigious Ludwig Cancer Institute will make diet — and metabolism —...

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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); ...