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Holy Name Medical Center

August 30th, 2013 — The Joint Commission, in conjunction with The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, recently recognized Holy Name Medical Center with Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. Achievement of Primary Stroke Center Certification signifies an organization’s dedication to fostering better outcomes for ...Read More

Golder Associates

August 30th, 2013 — Golder Associates, a global company that provides consulting, design and construction services in the areas of earth, the environment, and related areas of energy announced that David Toddes, PE, JD, has joined Golder’s New Jersey Operations headquartered in Mount Laurel. ...Read More

Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Staff Changes

August 30th, 2013 — CIANJ has learned that Michele Siekerka, the Assistant Commissioner of Water Resources Management, has been named as Acting Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Mark Pedersen, Director of Land Use Regulation, has been named as Assistant ...Read More

Organized Labor Groups Lead the Way When It Comes to Money & Politics

August 30th, 2013 — If someone were to ask you which special interest groups raised and spent the most money on lobbying and political campaigns in New Jersey over the last 13 years, what would your answer be?  In a report released earlier this ...Read More

It’s Election Season – Time to Support PENPAC

August 30th, 2013 — To most people, Labor Day is seen as the unofficial end of summer.  A time when everyone focuses on going back to school and work.  This year folks will also turn their attention to politics because New Jersey residents will ...Read More

Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A.

August 22nd, 2013 — Mr. Jesse P. Nash, a member of the Bridgewater-based law firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., has been named to this year’s New Jersey Law Journal “New Leaders of the Bar” list.  This special recognition is for lawyers under the ...Read More

Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A.

August 22nd, 2013 — Mr. Eric M. Finkelstein and Ms. Nanor L. Terjanian have joined the law firm of Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. (“Wilentz”), and will be located in the firm’s Woodbridge office.  Mr. Finkelstein joins the firm’s Commercial Real Estate Team, counseling ...Read More

EPA Wants Public to Comment on Plan to Address Contaminated Soil Superfund Site in South Plainfield

August 22nd, 2013 — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to address contaminated soil and debris at the Woodbrook Road Dump Superfund site in South Plainfield, New Jersey. Previous dumping of old electrical capacitors at the site has contaminated some of ...Read More

Economic Stimulus Bill Clears Senate

August 22nd, 2013 — In another rare summer session, the New Jersey Senate passed S-3680 by a vote of 30-4 on Monday.  Sponsored by Assemblyman Coutinho, the bill, entitled, “The New Jersey Economic Opportunity Act of 2013” would consolidate New Jersey’s 5 economic incentive ...Read More

CIANJ’s President Speaks On Behalf of Businesses

August 22nd, 2013 — CIANJ’s President, John Galandak, spoke on behalf of New Jersey’s employers when asked about the impact S-2866 will have on businesses if enacted.  The legislation, sponsored by Senator Loretta Weinberg, would mandate that all employers give employees one hour of ...Read More