TRENTON — Legislation sponsored by Senator Tom Kean, Jr. expanding a tax credit program for businesses located near commuter rail stations has cleared the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
TRENTON – Legislation that would extend the eligibility of certain business and housing project tax credits available to New Jersey businesses was released Tuesday from the Assembly Budget Committee.
TRENTON – The Assembly Budget Committee on Tuesday approved a measure to streamline the development approval process to encourage Smart Growth in New Jersey.
TRENTON – Several bills aimed at making New Jersey more “business friendly” advanced out of an Assembly committee Tuesday.
TRENTON – Legislation intended to promote investment in emerging technology businesses that can create jobs and economic growth for New Jersey was released Tuesday by an Assembly panel.
TRENTON – A bill, which would allow companies that provide paid internships to qualified interns to claim a tax credit, was approved by the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee Tuesday by a vote of 9-2.
TRENTON — Concerned that a significant number of already-expired public employee contracts would not be subject to the proposed two percent cap on arbitration awards to public employee unions, Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon introduced a measure clarifying that the cap would apply to contracts that expired before the cap begins on Jan. 1.
HAMILTON — The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, Inc. has joined forces with the New Jersey Lottery in an effort to discourage the gifting of lottery tickets to minors.
TRENTON – A measure sponsored by state Sen. Nicholas P. Scutari (D-Linden) challenging the Christie Administration’s proposed rules for implementing the state’s medical marijuana law received final approval Monday in the Senate, starting the 30-day clock for the administration to amend the regulations.
TRENTON – “Sara’s Law,” which would establish a program to allow law enforcement officials to contact emergency contacts in the event of a motor vehicle accident was unanimously approved by the Senate Monday.