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Tax reform spurs ‘Eds and Meds’ to hasten bond-backed plans

With Republican tax reform proposals looming, health and educational institutions in New Jersey are scrambling to push through projects that rely on bond issuances. In both the plan that passed the U.S. House of Representatives...

Bergen County announces $15 minimum wage for its workers

Bergen County’s full-time employees will earn at least $15 an hour under a minimum wage increase announced Tuesday by County Executive Jim Tedesco. The county said in a news release that Bergen would be the...

Orsen leaving EDA; expected to land with South Jersey Industries

Melissa Orsen has resigned as the CEO of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, ROI-NJ has learned. Two sources told ROI-NJ that she is expected to be named general counsel for South Jersey Industries. The...

Business groups eager for opportunity under Murphy

The New Jersey League of Municipalities’ annual conference in Atlantic City draws some of the state’s biggest political players every year — more for the parties at the end of the day than the...

Smart Growth coalition offers Murphy blueprint for economy

For all the campaign talk about funding pensions, sanctuary cities and legalizing marijuana, the business community knows one issue will dictate the success or failure of the next governor’s administration: economic development and job...

Murphy, Norcross, Sweeney, Coughlin push for $15 minimum wage

Elected officials gathered Monday at the State House to push for an increase in New Jersey's minimum wage to $15 — a move that has previously been vetoed by Gov. Chris Christie. Gov.-elect Phil Murphy...

Willoughby looking for next challenge after retiring from NJBIA

Melanie Willoughby is looking for her next challenge. Willoughby, who has been named to the transition team for Gov.-elect Phil Murphy, announced her retirement from the New Jersey Business & Industry Association on Friday. But Willoughby...

Murphy releases full transition team membership

Gov.-elect Phil Murphy has announced the full membership of his Transition2018 committees, with more than 500 people joining his transition team, working on a variety of issues. Murphy had previously announced the committee chairs and...

N.J. adds 2,600 jobs in October, preliminary data show

Private-sector employment increased by 2,600 jobs in October, according to preliminary numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. October’s job gains enhance New Jersey’s continuing employment growth, with private-sector employers adding 34,100 jobs over...

At League event, Murphy invokes campaign themes

In a speech that received a lukewarm review from attendees at the New Jersey League of Municipalities conference, Gov.-elect Phil Murphy reiterated campaign promises and discussed key ideas, without any additional information on how...

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State awards $100M in total to 18 communities for boardwalks

Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration Friday announced the award of $100 million in Boardwalk Preservation Fund grants to 18 municipalities to assist them in addressing...

Talking the talk: Harmon looking for more action after disparity study

John Harmon, the head of the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey, has spoken with Gov. Phil Murphy on a few occasions...

Crump leaves them charged up with powerful speech at AACCNJ gala

Like all good speeches, sermons and calls to action, you start small and build up the rhetoric — repeating your theme over and over...

ReNew Jersey Summit releases top-level agenda for event

A panel featuring companies that are investing heavily in the state of New Jersey will highlight the ReNew Jersey Business Summit & Expo …...

Cardillo & Co. acquired by RRBB

Ralph Cardillo, a CPA with years of experience at a Big Four firm as well as his own boutique shop, has joined RRBB Advisors...