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Ciattarelli: Let’s explore allowing out-of-state insurers to sell in N.J.

As a business owner, an elected official and now as an individual buying health insurance on his own, Jack Ciattarelli has had numerous avenues for buying health insurance. He thinks there should be more. The Republican...

Bramnick: N.J. should step in and help employees who have been hurt by failed...

Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick was clear in his aim. Bramnick (R-Westfield) is not necessarily looking to bail out the failed Members Health Plan MEWA that went bankrupt earlier this summer — after a bill...

Murphy, Sweeney set to speak at Building & Construction Trades Council convention next week

Gov. Phil Murphy and state Senate President Steve Sweeney are among a number of notable speakers who will appear at the New Jersey State Building and Construction Trades Council convention, to be held Tuesday...

2 N.J. organizations sign MOUs with leading Indian biotech organization

The Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprises, a not-for-profit organization representing the Indian biotechnology sector, has signed two separate memoranda of understanding that will strengthen New Jersey’s ties with cutting-edge biotechnology companies in India, Choose...

Lt. governor debate: Polite exchanges of policy — that may not change many minds

If you were looking for fireworks, you didn’t get them Tuesday night during the New Jersey lieutenant governor debate at Rider University. If you were looking for two candidates explaining their positions and only occasionally...

‘70 is the new 50’: New law adds age to discrimination protections

State Sen. Loretta Weinberg has announced her retirement, effective at the end of the current legislative term, in January 2022. So, any bills impacting discrimination against the age of a worker do not directly...

Show & Tell: Brandon McKoy talks about his new job in Washington, D.C.

Brandon McKoy recently announced he is leaving his role as president of New Jersey Policy Perspective to become vice president of state partnerships at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities in Washington, D.C. He...

Stalled out: Poe’s quest to end potentially discriminatory insurance practices is stuck, as once-touted...

After a year that held promise for Eric Poe, the longtime foe of the auto insurance industry's use of potentially discriminatory rate-setting practices would hope that an update on his and others' efforts would...

N.J. tops 75% fully vaccinated for COVID (and 83% have had at least one...

With nearly 5.9 million New Jerseyans fully vaccinated, New Jersey is getting set to cross the 75% threshold, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday. Murphy also said that 83% of those eligible have received at least...

Filmmaking industry in N.J. expected to top $500M this year

The good news for the state’s burgeoning film industry: The New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission announced the overall in-state production spending from filmmaking will exceed half a billion dollars in 2021. The better...

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Newark designated as ‘Transit Village’ — which gives city opportunity for more state assistance

Newark has been formally designated as a Transit Village, making it the 34th municipality to be recognized since the program began in 1999. Transit Village...

SciTech Scity: ‘A place where you can see the future’

Paul Hoffman is more than just the CEO of the Liberty Science Center and one of the foremost minds on all things STEM in...

Sheba, global leader in health care technology and innovation, signs MOU to be first...

SciTech Scity is designed to be a center of innovation for Jersey City and the state. Its impact, however, can be much greater. The...

Accounting firm MM&Co. joins forces with Withum in N.J.

WithumSmith+Brown, the accounting and advisory firm with a major presence in New Jersey, is bolstering its Whippany office with the addition of Maffei, Masiello...

Matawan retail center sells for $6.8M+

A retail center in Matawan has sold for $6.825 million, according to real estate firm Marcus & Millichap. The firm said in a news release...