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Will August become ‘Black Business Month’ in New Jersey?

The state Senate Commerce Committee advanced a joint resolution Monday that would designate the month of August each year as “Black Business Month” in New Jersey. The resolution, SJR91, sponsored by Sen. Angela McKnight (D-Jersey...

Lt. Gov. Way to give commencement address for Ramapo College

Lt. Gov. Tahesha Way will be the commencement speaker at Ramapo College of New Jersey for its undergraduate ceremony, to be held May 29 at the Prudential Center in Newark, the school announced. Ramapo President...

GSI announces economic leadership award named for Gov. Kean

Garden State Initiative announced the establishment of the Gov. Thomas H. Kean Economic Leadership Award at its Annual Policy Forum held last week in New Brunswick. The yearly award will serve to recognize one or...

N.J. Nurses Association honors late Lt. Gov. Oliver for legislative leadership

The New Jersey State Nurses Association recently honored the late Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver in appreciation of her life’s work as a dedicated public servant, leader, mentor and advocate, as well as 19 nurses...

EDA approves MOU to purchase land in Trenton for Maternal and Infant Health Innovation...

As part of its continuing efforts to advance maternal and infant health equity in the state, the New Jersey  Economic Development Authority recently approved a Memorandum of Understanding enabling the purchase of land in...

Beyond factionalism: Moxie’s strategy for authentic engagement in public affairs

Factionalism in civic life continues to intensify, placing increasing pressure on leaders and organizations to cater to the demands of deeply divided communities. Beyond political partisanship, industries, brands and even facts have become artifacts...

DOH, cannabis commission to have key senior-level personnel changes

Several senior-level personnel transitions are happening between the New Jersey Department of Health and the Cannabis Regulatory Commission. Jeff Brown, who currently serves as the executive director of the CRC, will transition to DOH to...

Murphy offers criticism of Rutgers, laments missed opportunities with protests

Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday offered a criticism of Rutgers University’s recent response to anti-Israel protestors on their campus, indicting he felt the administration’s willingness to hear demands from that group differed from how...

GSI report: Energy Master Plan goals are idealistic, but not realistic

Garden State Initiative, in a report it created with energy policy expert Mark Mills, said the goals in the state’s Energy Master Plan are not realistic. The report, released last week at GSI’s Annual Policy...

Haughton joins Capital Impact Group as director of public affairs

Eash Haughton, a former legislative staffer to Assemblywoman Verlina Reynolds-Jackson and aide in Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration, has joined Capital Impact Group as director of public affairs, the firm announced Monday. Haughton most recently worked...

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Cherry Hill Mall welcomes new brands as nearly 30K sq. ft. of leases signed

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