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- Created on Thursday, 14 March 2013 12:39
- Written by Beth Fitzgerald / NJBIZ
New Jersey Chamber of Commerce President Thomas Bracken said today he is hopeful the Sandy rebuilding funds now headed to the state will help reinvigorate the bipartisan cooperation in Trenton that was interrupted by both Sandy and the presidential campaign, and help move the state forward to continue action on initiatives to help businesses.
- Created on Wednesday, 13 March 2013 12:29
- Written by Jared Kaltwasser / NJBIZ
Gov. Chris Christie's plan to spend half a billion dollars of federal Hurricane Sandy aid on small businesses and tourism is gaining wide support from the business community.
- Created on Sunday, 24 February 2013 23:51
- Written by Herb Jackson and Linda Moss / The Record
The prolonged debate over how much help the federal government would give New Jersey to rebuild from its worst natural disaster seemed settled last month when President Obama signed the final piece of a $60 billion disaster aid package.
But Washington giveth, and Washington taketh away.
- Created on Wednesday, 20 February 2013 13:28
- Written by Geoff Mulvihill / Associated Press
New Jersey's largest utility company proposed on Wednesday spending $3.9 billion over the next 10 years to protect its electric and gas system against future storms like Sandy, which knocked out power to most of the state.
- Created on Friday, 08 February 2013 13:28
- Written by Katie Eder / NJBIZ
New Jersey's business community emphasized its preference for a gradual increase to the minimum wage by state statute, rather than a constitutionally mandated hike like the one passed Thursday in the Senate.
- Created on Friday, 08 February 2013 05:38
- Written by Star-Ledger Editorial Board
New Jersey drivers are passionate defenders of their quirks. You might have heard that "Jersey girls don't pump gas," even though 48 other states allow such an abomination.
And now state Sen. James W. Holzapfel (R-Ocean) has gone and slandered the jughandle.