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Business Beat

Weekly business updates in an e-newsletter

Solar and permit extension bills approved

June 29th, 2012 — Two bills at the top of the business community’s priority list were passed this week in the Legislature. The bills extend state development permits to 2014 and support the solar energy market. The solar bill expands the state requirement for ...Read More

Legislature passes $31.7 billion budget

June 29th, 2012 — Everyone in Trenton is holding their breath waiting for what Gov. Chris Christie will do with the $31.7 billion budget the Legislature put on his desk that sets aside $183 million for a tax cut but does not say when ...Read More

LLC statutes updated

June 22nd, 2012 — In the final push before the summer recess, both houses of the state Legislature overwhelmingly passed the Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act, which provides a much-needed update to the laws on LLCs. It has been 17 years since New ...Read More

Budget showdown

June 22nd, 2012 — The Democrat majority in the state Legislature drafted an alternative budget proposal that provides a tax cut – if state revenues hit their mark in December. Gov. Chris Christie scoffed at the delay and said the move sends “a loud ...Read More

Regional Plan Association elects new board members, officers

June 21st, 2012 — Ms. Slater Stokes directs United Airlines’ external affairs for the Eastern Region, including the New York/New Jersey market, managing the airline’s relationships with state and local elected officials, industry partners and key stakeholders. She joined Continental Airlines in 2000, and was named ...Read More

Support the Opportunity Scholarship Act

June 15th, 2012 — A well educated and reliable workforce is a key to economic growth and that’s one of the reasons why CIANJ supports the Opportunity Scholarship Act (OSA). This innovative legislation offers away to rescue students from failing school districts and help ...Read More

Record job growth

June 15th, 2012 — Gov. Chris Christie announced New Jersey added 17,600 jobs in May – the largest single month of job gains in the past seven years and 25 percent of all the jobs created across the nation in the last month. “The ...Read More

Strategies to Accelerate Revenue Growth

June 15th, 2012 — Bergen Community College invites you to attend a “FREE” Business Booster workshop conducted by the Business Services Director of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program. Learn how to prepare yourself for greater business success by learning the CEO mindset ...Read More

The coach approach to leadership

June 7th, 2012 — Ramapo College in Mahwah is offering its third annual leadership symposium on June 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The keynote speaker will be Maria Gamb, the best-selling author of “Healing the Corporate World.” This year’s symposium will be ...Read More

Pascrell wins primary

June 6th, 2012 — Eight-term Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. triumphed over his former ally, Rep. Steve Rothman, to win the Democratic nod in the bitter and expensive 9th District race. The two incumbents faced off against each other when the new congressional district map ...Read More