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Murphy appoints 23-member Wealth Disparity Task Force

The Wealth Disparity Task Force, which was announced on Juneteenth earlier this year, was formally created by executive order Tuesday, Gov. Phil Murphy announced. The 23-member task force, which will advise the Murphy administration on...

Gibson’s life, legacy recalled during unveiling of bronze statue in Newark

Ras Baraka is the mayor of Newark — he’s also an unofficial historian. So, it made since that Baraka would put the impact and influence of former Mayor Kenneth Gibson into perspective on the...

Wilson to leave Governor’s Office for role at Lowenstein Sandler

McKenzie Wilson is expected to be the second top lawyer in Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration to take a job with Lowenstein Sandler, when she joins the Roseland-based firm later this month. Wilson, who currently serves as...

Murphy: As state awaits word on booster shots, more than 67K already have received...

Gov. Phil Murphy said the state still is waiting to hear on who is eligible for a COVID-19 booster shot and when — and said the state still is determining how many large-scale megasites...

Poll: Jerseyans feel domestic terrorism is much bigger threat today

Law enforcement officials have made counterterrorism a top priority since the region — and the country — was shaken by the attacks on 9/11. Twenty years later, however, New Jersey residents are more concerned that...

Biden: Workers at companies of at least 100 employees now required to be vaccinated

In an announcement that will give cover to large employers who wanted to institute a mask mandate but feared they could not, President Joe Biden announced Thursday that all employers with more than 100...

Jobs and a better environment: Murphy, others celebrate groundbreaking of $250M Wind Port in...

More jobs. And a more sustainable environment. Gov. Phil Murphy said Thursday you can have it all. Murphy said as much when he was joined by U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh and other federal,...

Newark to waive fees for outdoor events for rest of year

Markets, street fairs, festivals and other outdoor activities that attract residents and visitors to neighborhood corridors for shopping and dining just got a lot easier to put on in Newark. Mayor Ras Baraka, in an...
Gov. Murphy stands outside residential home destroyed by tornado

Murphy promises financial relief for businesses and residents hammered by Ida

Gov. Phil Murphy, fresh off a tour of some of the destruction caused by Hurricane Ida, said mid-day Thursday that he already has spoken with President Joe Biden and other federal officials about obtaining...

N.J. offers more details of testing of unvaccinated teachers, students

Unvaccinated teachers and staff should be tested at least once a week. Unvaccinated students may not need to be tested in areas of "low" transmission. Vaccinated people do not need to be tested at...

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PGIM’s quantitative investment arm has new CEO

Newark-based PGIM, Prudential Financial’s global investment management business, appointed a new CEO to lead its quantitative investment arm, QMA. Linda Gibson will replace QMA’s current...

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RWJBarnabas promotes series of executives

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Proposed clean energy hub in South Amboy would streamline offshore wind energy, power 1.4M...

Rise Light & Power announced Friday that it is planning to build the Outerbridge Renewable Connector — an innovative renewable energy hub that will...

Bridgewater industrial buildings sold, C&W says

Two neighboring industrial buildings in Bridgewater have been sold, Cushman & Wakefield said in a news release. The buildings, located at 3 and 5 Findern...