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Red Tape focuses on energy

April 27th, 2012 — The Red Tape Review Commission continued its hearings this week with a session in Cherry Hill, where officials from the state Board of Public Utilities, Department of Transportation and the Department of Environmental Protection made presentations. The focus of the …

Budget hearings continue

April 27th, 2012 — Budget hearings continued to consume the Legislature’s schedule this week, as Assembly Budget Committee Chairman Vincent Prieto examined Gov. Chris Christie’s proposal to reorganize the state’s colleges and universities. Prieto questioned Higher Education Commissioner Rochelle Hendricks about the cost of …

Terrie O’Connor Shares Insights at Orlando Real Estate Conference

April 27th, 2012 — Recently Terrie O’Connor, Broker/President of Terrie O’Connor Realtors, was a speaker during the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® 2012 Conference Week March 22-26 at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek and Waldorf-Astoria in Orlando, FL. With an increased attendance …

CIANJ Now Offering Continuing Eductation for Realtors

April 27th, 2012 — CIANJ is offering continuing education credits to help realtors fulfill the new state requirements for license renewal. Two continuing education credits are being offered to those who attend the May 10 Real Property Roundtable, pending approval from the state Real …

LSRP credentials discussed

April 20th, 2012 — Dave Sweeney, an assistant commissioner of the state Department of Environmental Protection, met with 40 members of CIANJ’s Environmental Business Council in an exclusive luncheon hosted by the McCarter & English law firm this week and said the new licensed …

Revenues up

April 20th, 2012 — State revenues are on track to meet projections, according to information provided by the Department of Treasury this week. A treasury report showed there was a 3.6 percent increase in tax collection over the same time last year. The revenue …

HackensackUMC starts renovations at Pascack Valley

April 20th, 2012 — HackensackUMC and LHP Hospital Partners kicked off a $90 million project this week to renovate the future home of the Pascack and Northern Valley regions’ new community hospital. When complete, HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley will extend HackensackUMC’s world-class healthcare network …

CIANJ President interviewed on NJ Today

April 13th, 2012 — John Galandak, president of Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey, was interviewed by NJ Today news anchor Mike Schneider this week about the tax credits offered to businesses that relocate and expand in the Garden State. Watch the broadcast. …

Assembly to use subpoena power

April 13th, 2012 — The Assembly Transportation Committee voted along party lines this week to exert its power to issue subpoenas demanding information from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on the toll hike enacted this year. Assemblyman John Wisniewski, who …

Rutgers offering grant to hire student intern

April 13th, 2012 — The New Jersey Technology Council (NJTC), in collaboration with Rutgers University Professional Science Master’s Program, is offering a $1500 grant to companies to provide an internship opportunity for students who have a background in life science, engineering, technology and mathematics. …

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