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Christie unveils $200M, 25-initiative plan to fight N.J.’s opioid crisis

Gov. Chris Christie unveiled his plan to fight the opioid crisis in New Jersey on Tuesday afternoon, discussing some of the 25 new initiatives he will implement at a cost of approximately $200 million. Speaking...

At Affordability Summit, Guadagno maintains her focus on property taxes

Not only is New Jersey the state with the highest taxes, people who work in the state are now moving to neighboring states to avoid high property taxes, according to Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno. “You...

Manufacturing Caucus’ first meeting is Tuesday in Paterson

The bipartisan legislative Manufacturing Caucus will hold its first meeting at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Paterson, it announced recently. The meeting, in the Rogers Meeting Center, 32 Spruce St., will include presentations on the challenges...

Affordability Summit: Soaries details need to resolve many issues at once

The Rev. DeForest “Buster” Soaries has seen how government, the private sector and the nonprofit sector can work together in New Jersey. And he’s seen how often they do not. As the former New Jersey Secretary...

How do you diversify your board? Simple answers, complex problem

Finding women and minorities to fill nonprofit board seats should not be hard in New Jersey. That’s what Amy Mansue, president for the Southern Region of RWJBarnabas Health, said during a panel on the topic...

Creating path for female execs: It’s more about inclusion than exclusion

There are still a number of problems executive women face in the workplace, despite greater awareness in recent years. That was evident by a panel Friday at a New Jersey Business & Industry Association’s Women...

Female CEOs of top companies: There’s good news — and bad news

Michele Siekerka opened the women business leaders forum, “Unlocking the C-Suite,” with good news Friday morning. “There’s so much good news about unlocking the C-suite and women rising to the C-suite and the boardroom,” said...

N.J. employment stays level; unemployment rate rises

New Jersey employment remained stable in August, with the addition of just 200 jobs, preliminary estimates from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics show. The unemployment rate still was half a percentage point lower than...

Could high cost of housing sink N.J.’s chance at Amazon HQ2?

Amazon is the crown jewel that everyone is after. But Anthony Marchetta, executive director of the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency, believes the state lacks adequately affordable housing offerings to be in the...

EDA OKs $15M in incentives for pair of N.Y. food firms to move to...

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority on Thursday approved Grow New Jersey tax credits that could lure two New York food manufacturers to the state, it announced. Brooklyn-based Gourmet Nut Inc., a maker and distributor...

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Murphy signs ‘Fair Chance in Housing Act’

Landlords in New Jersey will be barred from asking about criminal history on housing applications in most instances, according to legislation signed Friday by...

Building that needs no introduction: Department of Health HQ to be named for Persichilli

In recognition of her service to the people of New Jersey during the COVID-19 pandemic, the state’s top officials announced Friday that the new...

Borgata announces charter flights to A.C. through MGM program

The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa announced Friday a partnership with Sun Country Airlines that it hopes will attract out-of-state players from 75 departure...

For Estabrook, $3M donation to Monmouth Medical Center is personal

It was a few days after her husband had suffered a debilitating stroke that would eventually cost him his life. Anne Evans Estabrook was sitting...

Columbia Bank to acquire Freehold Bank through merger agreement

The parent of Columbia Bank has signed a merger agreement to acquire Freehold Bank, it announced this week. Columbia Bank MHC, the mutual holding company...