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EDA announces grant programs for certain businesses in growth zones

Two new programs will offer grants to street-level businesses in designated Garden State Growth Zones like Trenton, Atlantic City and Camden, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority announced Tuesday. The Business Lease Incentive and Business...

Health insurers ramp up efforts to reach individual, minority markets

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey and AmeriHealth New Jersey are stepping up their efforts to market Affordable Care Act marketplace plans in the wake of the federal government’s 90 percent funding...

Latest GOP tax plan is mixed bag for N.J., experts say

President Donald Trump and Republican leaders this week unveiled a framework to overhaul federal taxes in a way that New Jersey tax experts expect will get mixed reviews from local clients. The initial plan driving...

N.J. health commissioner to become hospital association CEO

The state’s health commissioner is going to be the new CEO and president of the New Jersey Hospital Association, according to a board of trustees announcement Tuesday. Cathleen Bennett, who has served as the commissioner...

Kean: N.J. needs business certainty to land firms such as Amazon

State Senate Minority Leader Tom Kean feels New Jersey has as much to offer Amazon as any other area of the country. But, if the state is going to win the right to build the...

Christie, pushing to keep Jersey kids in state, helps open NJIT center

The New Jersey Institute of Technology cut the ribbon on its $19 million Life Sciences and Engineering Center on Thursday morning. And Gov. Chris Christie made it perfectly clear who it is for: the students...

SBA bolsters bonding program for small construction contractors

Several changes took effect Wednesday that are meant to improve a U.S. Small Business Administration program that is said to be a boon for small New Jersey construction contracting companies and the wider Garden...

NJHA’s Ryan: New attempt to kill ACA would cost N.J. $3.9B in funds

The last-ditch attempt to replace the Affordable Care Act, a proposal by U.S. Sens. Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy, would cost New Jersey $3.9 billion in federal health care funds by 2026, according to...

Win or lose, trying for Amazon HQ2 can help Atlantic County: Experts

Amazon building a second headquarters could be the business boost Atlantic County needs — even if the online retail giant picks somewhere else. The county is joining what is expected to be a continent-wide search...

Christie unveils $200M, 25-initiative plan to fight N.J.’s opioid crisis

Gov. Chris Christie unveiled his plan to fight the opioid crisis in New Jersey on Tuesday afternoon, discussing some of the 25 new initiatives he will implement at a cost of approximately $200 million. Speaking...

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Cherry Hill Mall welcomes new brands as nearly 30K sq. ft. of leases signed

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