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Sullivan thrilled by audit of EDA: ‘It’s an extraordinarily good report’

“Good news” and “audit” generally aren’t found in the same sentence, but Tim Sullivan couldn’t help but put them together after an audit of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority’s handling of more than...

Hospitalizations, ventilator use continue dramatic drop

There were only 533 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 symptoms, and only 68 were on ventilators, according to the numbers the state reported Sunday morning — numbers the state hasn’t seen since last fall and...

17 vo-tech CTE projects to get $220M in funding in ‘once-in-a-generation’ opportunity to reshape...

There was $40 million for a career and technical education project at the vo-tech in Atlantic County, approximately $25 million for projects in Bergen and Middlesex counties, and more than $15 million for efforts...

Bucco: N.J. needs to do more for veterans

State Sen. Anthony Bucco said New Jersey must better support its veterans. “As we head into Memorial Day weekend, we’re reminded that the men and women in our armed forces put everything on the line...

Newark, looking to create affordable housing that actually is affordable, invests $20M in program

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka said the numbers don’t add up. Nearly 60% of Newark residents spend more than one-third of their income on housing — and about half of that number has to spend...

N.J. is reopening. We must now work together to rebuild the economy

For months, the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce and the state’s business community have been urging Gov. Phil Murphy to reopen the state, where justified by the medical metrics, and let the flow of commerce help rebuild...

Murphy: Masks likely in schools this fall

Gov. Phil Murphy said he is pleased with the progress to vaccinate children, but he said schools likely will have some sort of masking and other health safety protocols this fall due to the...

Murphy on vaccine passports: ‘Will we ultimately get there? Yes, but we’re not there...

Gov. Phil Murphy said the state will eventually have some type of vaccine passport program — but he said he’s not ready to push for one yet. The reason: equity. Murphy, speaking on the PIX-11...

Fulop says cities need help with payroll tax collection — Coughlin says he’ll listen...

When the Legislature passed a law in 2018 that enabled municipalities with more than 200,000 residents to establish an employer payroll tax of up to 1%, Jersey City jumped at the chance. It was a...

Murphy lifts mask mandate in stores, restaurants — but businesses can continue policy if...

As expected, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday that the indoor mask policy — for fully vaccinated people — will be lifted as of Friday. As will the 6-foot social distancing requirement. Both executive orders mean...

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Ryan Younger talked about propensity modeling and data science, reactivating patients through the use of consumer relationship management tools — and the incredible increase...

Vannoy named chief nursing officer at Valley Hospital

Charles Vannoy has been named vice president for patient care services and chief nursing officer by the Valley Hospital, it announced this week. Vannoy, an...

Englewood Health performs 1,000th transcatheter aortic valve replacement procedure

In 2011, Englewood Hospital became one of the first facilities in New Jersey to offer a transcatheter aortic valve replacement procedure on a patient...

Andress earns highest honor from N.J. Association of Health Underwriters

HUB International Vice President Carolyn Andress was recently honored with the 2021 Louis G. Mattei Achievement Award, the most prestigious award handed out by...

Sarno named trustee at Mental Health Association in N.J.

John Sarno, a lawyer who has been a longstanding advocate for mental health causes since the beginning of his career, has been named to...