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State unemployment rate holds steady, with slight job gains

New Jersey employment grew in August, for the fourth straight month, the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development announced Thursday. The unemployment rate remained the same, at 4.2 percent, as total nonfarm wage and...

Murphy hopes to entice foreign universities to establish N.J. presence

Gov. Phil Murphy continued Thursday the New Jersey sales pitch that has been a hallmark of his administration, announcing he has reached out to more than 20 of the world’s top research universities to...

Murphy announces A.C. job training program

Gov. Phil Murphy announced Thursday the creation of a full-time job training program focused on the culinary and hospitality industry. The program, which will receive startup funding from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development,...

Poll gives Democrat slight edge in battleground district

One of New Jersey’s tight congressional races appears to be leaning toward the Democratic challenger, according to Monmouth University Poll results released Thursday. In the 7th District, which includes Hunterdon County and parts of Essex,...

Camden mayor announces new office, to serve as hub for municipal leaders, job creators,...

Camden Mayor Frank Moran and U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross announced Wednesday the launch of a new initiative to act as a hub for the county, the city, employers, career sites, training programs and city...

With his veto pen, Murphy reminds state Legislature of his power

In New Jersey politics, “21, 41 and one” is how you keep score. That is, to make law, you need 21 votes in the Senate, 41 votes in the Assembly and one vote in...

Former Horizon exec becomes Assembly Majority Office communications director

Former Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey executive Kevin McArdle has been named the new communications director for the New Jersey Assembly Majority Office, Speaker Craig Coughlin announced Wednesday. McArdle, who has worked...

Watered-down support: Distillery CEO has found some success, but wishes he could get better...

What is it like to be part of the grassroots movement changing the face of Atlantic City? Mark Ganter, CEO of Little Water Distillery, said he still doesn’t know. Ganter opened his establishment nearly two years...

Show & Tell: The impact of a $15 minimum wage

Michele Siekerka is the CEO and president of the New Jersey Business & Industry Association. We asked her to discuss the impact of a $15 minimum wage. “The governor and legislative leadership support a mandated $15...

BPU OKs unprecedented Murphy request for offshore wind capacity

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities approved Gov. Phil Murphy’s order to accept applications for 1,100 megawatts of offshore wind capacity — the largest single push by any state. The announcement comes after Murphy’s...

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