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Maitland joins McCarter & English, will help firm expand its presence in D.C.

Michael Maitland, the former chief of staff for U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross, will join McCarter & English’s government affairs practice as an adviser, the Newark-based firm announced Tuesday morning. Maitland will work out of the...

70% … 80% … 85%? What is vaccination rate goal, now?

At the beginning of the vaccination period, Gov. Phil Murphy and the administration said the goal was to get 70% of eligible adults vaccinated. It’s a goal the state may or may not have met...

Strong support in N.J. for all version of vaccine mandates

On Monday, Gov. Phil Murphy said he wasn’t concerned with political fallout by reinstituting mask or vaccination mandates — saying he prioritizes public safety. As it turns out, such mandates may help him score political...

Report: Widely accomplished Allen to be Ciattarelli’s LG pick

Diane Allen, a former state senator, television reporter, daredevil hang-glider and more — someone who most recently was in the spotlight as the namesake of the Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act that Gov....

N.J. to require workers in certain health facilities and high-risk congregate settings to be...

All workers in certain state and private health care facilities and high-risk congregate settings will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be subject to COVID-19 testing at minimum one to two...

Murphy: Private-sector companies can make vaccination requirement for employment

Gov. Phil Murphy did not say Monday that the state would require workers to be vaccinated or face the loss of employment — but he did say private employers were OK to make that...

Donald Norcross: Bills would benefit South Jersey business in big way

Saying the package would send direct aid to South Jersey, U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross voted Friday to pass H.R. 4502, a package of seven government funding bills focused on investing in the country. Norcross (D-1st...

Why workforce development — and worker training — is becoming top issue for Sherrill

U.S. Rep. Mikie Sherrill wants to create job training programs for those involved in advanced manufacturing, high-tech industries, life sciences and other areas. She wants to create job training programs suitable for people getting...

Latest numbers: Cases, hospitalizations creep higher — but rate of transmission drops for 4th...

This much is clear: New Jersey is nothing like Florida, where a record 21,683 COVID-19 cases and more than 9,000 hospitalizations were announced late last week. This much isn’t clear: Is the slow — but...

Murphy calls latest COVID-19 metrics, reports ‘sobering,’ but stops short of announcing new mandates

Gov. Phil Murphy told CNN that the latest health metrics (all trending in the wrong direction) and the latest report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (indicating the Delta strain of COVID-19...

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Holy Name’s Jarrett elects to take paid leave after filing complaint regarding ‘management priorities’

Dr. Adam Jarrett, the highly regarded chief medical officer at Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, has elected to take a paid leave of...

Murphy to anti-vax protestors: ‘You’ve lost your minds’

In an unusual show of anger, Gov. Phil Murphy lashed out at anti-vaccine protestors during an event Wednesday in Union City. “These folks back there...

German Doner Kebab to open 1st location in U.S. at American Dream

German Doner Kebab, a global fast-casual restaurant chain that says it is revolutionizing the kebab, will open its first restaurant in the United States...

CVS Health to increase minimum wage to $15 in July 2022

In a move that could have great impact in New Jersey, CVS Health announced Wednesday that all of its employees nationwide will make at least...

Geoponica Greens, indoor vertical farm, to open facility in Hamilton Twp.

Geoponica Greens, an indoor hydroponics vertical farm business based in Chesilhurst, is expanding its existing operations to the historic Mill One warehouse in Hamilton...