STATE – While Gov. Chris Christie travels across the state on his “New Jersey Comeback” town hall tour, economic reports continue to challenge the idea that the Garden State’s economy is improving.
TRENTON – The Assembly Higher Education Committee Legislation approved Democrat-sponsored legislation that would forgive certain student loan debt in the event of the borrower’s death on Thursday.
UNION COUNTY – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Union County Economic Development Corporation announced the “Union County Means Business Loan Initiative,” a new program designed to help small businesses get access to low interest loans for equipment, inventory and other needs.
STATE – Taxpayers who still need to file their 2011 or prior year income tax return may still be eligible for free income tax assistance at one of several Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites still open in New Jersey.
BRIDGEWATER – The Somerset County Business Partnership Sustainable Somerset Committee and the Somerset County Energy Council will present a business-focused conference, “Sustainability: The New Competitive Edge” on Friday, June 8, from 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
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LINDEN — Dave Larkin, a Certified Financial Planner™ with Merrill Lynch will present a program, “Social Security: Potential Strategies for Maximizing Your Benefits,” at the Linden Public Library on Tuesday, June 26, at 7 p.m. It will take place in the Columbia Bank Room.
TRENTON — The compensation paid to New Jersey’s community college presidents varies greatly from one institution to the next, with several colleges paying their president more than $300,000 a year, according to a report released today by the Office of the State Comptroller (OSC).
CRANFORD— The Cranford Public Library will host an informational session on Social Security and health insurance retirement options on Wednesday, May 30, at 7 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.
STATE – According to a report released this week by the Economic Policy Institute, a proposal to raise New Jersey’s minimum wage would help the state’s economy and more than 300,000 New Jersey workers.