ROSELAND– The recent economic crisis brought extremely high levels of layoffs and unemployment across the country. As the ranks of the newly unemployed swelled, so did the entrepreneurial spirit, with startups at a 15-year high.
TRENTON – New Jersey’s job market showed little change in May; employment was down by 400 jobs while the unemployment rate went up by 0.1 percentage point to 9.4 percent.
NEWARK — PSE&G wants customers to know that a new TRUE grant, as well as several other payment assistance programs, are available to help customers pay utility bills.
With Father’s Day upon us, dads everywhere are gearing up for an avalanche of gifts and “I love yous” from their spouses and kids. If you really want to return their affection, think about what you can do to protect your family financially.
MOUNTAINSIDE — IRS e-file has reached a major milestone as it passed the one billion mark nationwide for individual tax returns processed safely and securely since 1986.
WASHINGTON, D.C. –– The Internal Revenue Service announced that approximately 275,000 organizations under the law have automatically lost their tax-exempt status because they did not file legally required annual reports for three consecutive years.
TRENTON – Legislation to limit the increase in New Jersey’s employers’ unemployment tax liabilty was approved 37-0 Thursday by the Senate. The bill (A-3819) was approved 76-0 by the Assembly on May 9. It now goes to the governor.
UTICA, N.Y. – Fifty percent of likely voters believe that Congress should not raise the U.S. debt ceiling, according to an interactive poll conducted by IBOPE Zogby between June 2-6.
TRENTON – The Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee will conduct a roundtable discussion today with invited stakeholders on the impact of the Governor’s proposed Medicaid Comprehensive Waiver, which will dramatically change eligibility criteria for New Jersey’s health care safety net programs, Medicaid and NJ FamilyCare.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. economy added just 54,000 jobs in May, leaving the unemployment rate at 9.1 percent.