Senate President Steve Sweeney is behind a bill that’s ‘all about protecting the rights of workers,’ but business interests have misgivings
Bipartisan move to allow for a pause in the scheduled wage ramp-up is seen as vital by business interests, unacceptable by workers’ advocates
Change in policy suggested by influential liberal group would add 315,000 white-collar workers to ranks of those who can make time and a half
Despite downward trend in unemployment, thousands of jobs were shed in recent months and businesses warn about other pressures on their competitiveness
As debate continues over New Jersey’s economic-development strategy, new numbers suggest total bill for tax breaks will be about $9 billion
Under previous regulations, it would have risen to $10.15 with standard inflationary adjustment
With lawmakers still evaluating New Jersey’s controversial business incentive programs and at odds with Gov. Phil Murphy over his desire for a major overhaul, liberal ...
The governor isn’t the first state executive to use dark money to defray the cost of his trade mission, but that makes it tough to ...
Governor wants major reform of controversial tax-incentive programs; lawmakers want to renew them, unchanged, pending an overhaul
Governor proud of economic policies that have been ‘paying real dividends.’ Critic says ‘cumulative impact’ of tax hikes could bite if recession occurs