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Does Porrino think New Jersey should elect its attorney general?

Chris Porrino, on the biggest question surrounding the office of attorney general, which he held from June 2016 to the end of Gov. Chris Christie’s administration: I’m a lawyer. I’m not a politician. And I’m...

Porrino earns glowing praise from current AG Grewal

Chris Porrino, who served as attorney general at the end of Gov. Chris Christie’s administration, was named the Attorney of the Year by the New Jersey Law Journal earlier this month. Porrino said he was...

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...

Hackensack business group expands improvement district

The Hackensack Main Street Business Alliance announced this week it is expanding its Special Improvement District for the second time since its creation in 2004. The MSBA, the district’s management organization, said in a news...

African American Chamber caps progress with ‘Chamber of the Year’ honor

He’s been fighting the perception for years, but it still persists. “The perception is that black businesses don’t have the wherewithal to vie for opportunities,” said John Harmon. “Many of New Jersey’s CEOs are under the...

Murphy announces two new programs to spur innovation

Gov. Phil Murphy, making good on promises to commit to growing New Jersey as an innovation economy, announced two new initiatives to help bolster high-tech companies’ interest in the Garden State. The Incubator and Collaborative...

DHS’ Johnson to lead health benefits task force

Gov. Phil Murphy has appointed Carole Johnson, commissioner of the Department of Human Services, to lead a task force he announced in May to look into state health benefits, an issue that has been...

Johnson, Diaz eager to see N.J. update its incentives program

When the state was trying to bounce back from the recession, the Grow New Jersey and Economic Redevelopment and Growth incentive programs made sense. Ten years later, a realignment of goals is in order, a...

Sullivan: EDA’s new Office of Economic Transformation can be difference-maker for state

Tim Sullivan lightened up the crowd at the Stress Factory in New Brunswick last week with a few good one-liners. “I have to confess, I have never played a comedy club before,” he said. “This...

No bombshells in analysis of incentives: Grants predominately went to favored urban areas (Camden,...

The way New Jersey’s Economic Development Authority has awarded incentives over the years has come under fire recently, spurring a call for an audit by Gov. Phil Murphy when he took office in January. But...

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Citizens names O’Connell NYC Metro President

Rebecca O’Connell has been named NYC Metro president, Citizens announced this week. O’Connell, who has been working in the market, will oversee northern & central...

Grant wins prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award from NABIP-NJ

Staci Grant, vice president at Henry O. Baker Insurance Group, recently was honored as the 2024 recipient of the Louis G. Mattei Lifetime Achievement...

Haddonfield selects Woodmont Properties to lead Bancroft Redevelopment project

Haddonfield’s board of commissioners recently adopted a resolution designating Woodmont Properties as the conditional redeveloper of an 8.2-acre parcel in downtown Haddonfield. Consisting of...

New Rutgers graduate program offers students AI and other tech-enhanced accounting coursework

Rutgers Business School is offering a new Master of Accountancy in accounting and analytics designed for individuals seeking an advanced degree in accounting or...

Sharpe named executive director of Ronald McDonald House of Southern New Jersey

Tracey Sharpe has been named the executive director of the Ronald McDonald House of Southern New Jersey, its board of directors announced. Sharpe has served...