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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...

Why establishing certification for LGBTQ+ businesses is great for community — and even better...

It’s nice to talk about wearing your diversity as a badge of honor on your sleeve — or putting a rainbow flag anywhere or on anything. Acceptance … awareness — all good, too. But, when you...

Pou to give commencement address for William Paterson on May 22

State Sen. Nellie Pou, the first woman and Latina to represent Legislative District 35, will give the keynote address at William Paterson University’s 2024 undergraduate commencement ceremony May 22 at the Prudential Center in...
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Letter to Legislature: More than 40 chambers come together to oppose numerous new business...

There is the Corporate Transit Fee (which will hit the biggest companies), the “Buck-a-Truck” proposal (which will hurt the logistics industry) and cuts to the Economic Development Authority, Business Action Center and Small Business...

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Novo’s $16.5B takeover of Catalent takes next step

Stockholders of Somerset-based health care company Catalent Inc. have approved its acquisition by Novo Holdings, parent of Novo Nordisk, it announced Wednesday. The deal, which...
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J&J paying $1.25B to Numab for skin disease treatment

Johnson & Johnson is paying approximately $1.25 billion in cash to Numab Therapeutics for the global rights to a novel, investigational first-in-class antibody for...

NJBIA adds O’Connell, Rafanello to its board of trustees

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association has added two executives to its board of trustees, it announced Wednesday. Citizens’ Rebecca O’Connell, recently promoted to...

R&J promotes Johnson to account director

Marketing and public relations agency R&J Strategic Communications, based in Bridgewater, has promoted Dan Johnson to account director, it announced Wednesday. In his new role,...

Merck to pay up to $3B for ophthalmology-focused biotech EyeBio

Merck, the Rahway-based pharmaceutical giant, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Eyebiotech Ltd., a privately held ophthalmology-focused biotechnology company, for $1.3 billion...