TRENTON – With just 12 days left in the legislative session, Gov. Chris Christie and Democratic legislators have reached an agreement on arbitration reform, a key component of the governor’s “tool kit” for local property tax relief.
TRENTON — The Assembly Regulatory and Oversight Committee will meet today to consider a package of bills that aims to enhance and modernize the state’s gaming and horse racing industries.
NEW BRUNWICK – While 50 percent of New Jersey residents surveyed in a Rutgers-Eagleton poll said that they would support “any airport security measure,” they don’t all seem to mean it.
TRENTON – Legislation to create the Back to Work NJ program intended to stimulate job growth by allowing unemployed New Jerseyans to receive workplace training from a potential employer was released Wednesday by an Assembly panel.
SAYREVILLE – Assemblyman John Wisniewski, chairman of the New Jersey Fire Safety Commission, reminded New Jerseyans Wednesday to keep fire safety precautions in mind when decorating their homes for the holidays with a live demonstration of a Christmas tree fire.
TRENTON – The Assembly Budget Committee approved legislation yesterday that would bring New Jersey’s unemployment benefits system in line with 21st century technology and help struggling out-of-work residents more easily manage their benefits.
TRENTON – The Assembly Budget Committee on Wednesday approved a bill to provide Corporate Business and Gross Income Tax credits to employers who hire post-secondary students for internships.
Dear EarthTalk: In my business courses in college, we were taught that ecological degradation was an “externality”—something outside the purview of economic analyses. Now that the environment is of such concern, are economists beginning to rethink this? — Josh Dawson, Flagstaff, AZ
NEW BRUNSWICK — A grand jury in Middlesex County indicted a Brick Township man on charges of stealing about $82,000 from a Woodbridge woman by keeping money that was supposed to be invested on her behalf, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced today.
STATE – At least one New Jersey lawmaker has concerns about President Barack Obama’s compromise plan to preserve Bush-era tax cuts that was unveiled yesterday.