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Weekly business updates in an e-newsletter

Assembly passes minimum wage hike

May 25th, 2012 — After two hours of debate, a bill that will increase New Jersey’s minimum wage by 17 percent to $8.50 an  hour  was passed  in the Assembly by a 46-33vote  along party lines. CIANJ strongly opposed the bill (A2161) in committee ...Read More

Christie committed to tax cut

May 25th, 2012 — State Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff told state lawmakers this week that the administration remains committed to a 10 percent income tax cut as he outlined Gov. Chris Christie’s plan to plug the budget gap created by lagging revenues. The treasurer said the tax cut ...Read More

Englewood Hospital Expands Imaging Capabilities with New Magnetic Resonance System

May 18th, 2012 — Englewood Hospital and Medical Center is now equipped with a new Magnetic Resonance (MR) system, one of the most advanced and powerful diagnostic tools of its kind. Its state-of-the-art-scanning capabilities are designed to improve patient safety and comfort while delivering ...Read More

It’s all in the name

May 18th, 2012 — By incorporating Rutgers into Rowan University’s name, officials are hoping they have hit on a compromise that will salvage the plans to merge the Camden campus of Rutgers University with Rowan. The compromise that university officials and state lawmakers worked ...Read More

Revenues lag behind projections

May 18th, 2012 — Trenton’s till is $230 million lighter than expected this month as revenue projections failed to meet estimates — raising questions about whether New Jersey can afford any of the tax cut plans that are being discussed. The treasury department reported ...Read More

CIANJ is “amicus” to Supreme Court

May 11th, 2012 — CIANJ was granted special status as “amicus curiae” in what could be a precedent-setting case before the state Supreme Court. Our attorneys joined in arguments this week on behalf of a  small family-run laundromat facing a huge liability. Keith Lynott ...Read More

Christie vetoes health exchange bill

May 11th, 2012 — Gov. Chris Christie vetoed the health benefit exchange bill, saying it makes more sense for New Jersey to wait until the U.S. Supreme Court rules on the federal health reforms before taking this critical step. New Jersey won’t have to ...Read More

FMRTL Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Jean Day

May 11th, 2012 — Members of Fazio, Mannuzza, Roche, Tankel, LaPilusa, LLC, Cranford participated in their 1st Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Jean day supporting the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is: ...Read More

Terrie O’Connor Realtors attends American Diabetes Association Event Honoring Kevin Jonas Sr.

May 11th, 2012 — Bill & Joel Werner of Wyckoff, long time friends of the Jonas Family, hosted a fundraising event at their home on Wednesday evening, May 2nd, honoring Kevin Jonas, Sr. and the contributions he has made to the American Diabetes Association ...Read More

Gilda’s Club of Northern NJ hosting “Pumps and Punchlines”

May 11th, 2012 — Four of the country’s top emerging female comediennes are heading to New Jersey for a night of comedy to benefit Gilda’s Club NNJ. This year, Laugh Out Loud (LOL) will feature “Pumps and Punchlines,” a funny and fantastic evening of ...Read More