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Garden State Initiative becomes N.J.’s newest think tank

Regina Egea, former chief of staff for Gov. Chris Christie, has founded Garden State Initiative, a nonpartisan think tank she said will be devoted to providing research-based answers to fiscal and economic issues. Egea, who...

Tax reform spurs ‘Eds and Meds’ to hasten bond-backed plans

With Republican tax reform proposals looming, health and educational institutions in New Jersey are scrambling to push through projects that rely on bond issuances. In both the plan that passed the U.S. House of Representatives...

COVID hospitalizations continue to drop dramatically

The number of New Jerseyans in the hospital with COVID-19 — and, more importantly, the number of those in intensive care and/or on ventilators — continues to make a remarkable drop. On Sunday, Gov. Phil...

Murphy thrilled N.J. has access to loans, but urges small businesses to hold out...

Gov. Phil Murphy said he was glad the U.S. Small Business Administration approved the state’s application for small businesses to apply for federal disaster loans. But he also said small businesses shouldn’t immediately jump at...

New laws help make N.J. national leader in lead poisoning prevention

Gov. Phil Murphy, in a move that he said will make the state a national leader in lead poison prevention, signed three bills Thursday morning that will require regular inspections for, and the remediation...

Looking back — fondly: Chris Porrino is back at Lowenstein Sandler, but Gov. Christie’s...

Chris Porrino served as the attorney general for Gov. Chris Christie for the final 18 months of his administration. He returned to Trenton after serving prior stints as both the director of the Division...

Fulop raises minimum wage for Jersey City workers to $17 an hour, effective this...

Jersey City will raise the minimum wage for city workers to $17 an hour — a $2-an-hour increase that will begin in just a matter of weeks. The raise of the wage, announced by Mayor...

Murphy names eight to new innovation commission

Gov. Phil Murphy has named eight people to the state’s Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology, which he re-established in August. The commission will eventually include 17 members, including the secretary of higher education, the...

Two-year schools giving pilot program applications the ‘old college try’

Don Borden, Camden County College’s president, finds evidence of local financial struggles right outside his school’s Blackwood campus. “The perception is that poverty in our county is centered in the city of Camden, when, in...

Murphy announces sites of field hospitals — and 17 more fatalities, bringing total to...

Gov. Phil Murphy, during his daily coronavirus briefing Tuesday, announced the locations of three of the four field hospitals that will be created by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Sites will go up in...

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