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Permit extension, LLC bills approved

September 28th, 2012 — Gov. Chris Christie recently signed into law two bills that the business community was anxious to see finalized. The new laws will upgrade statutes regarding limited liability corporations and extend the building permits for projects that had been stalled in …

CIANJ applauds state Supreme Court decision

September 28th, 2012 — The Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey applauded the state Supreme Court’s unanimous decision this week upholding the fundamental principle that a cause and connection must be proven before a business can be held liable for pollution-related damages. “CIANJ …

PENPAC endorses DeCroce, Lovett

September 21st, 2012 — District 26 Assemblywoman Betty Lou DeCroce and Shelley Lovett, a challenger in the District 4 Assembly race, were endorsed by PENPAC this week as the most business-minded candidates in the special elections. “Assemblywoman DeCroce and Ms. Lovett are working to …

Facebook faceoff

September 21st, 2012 — Proposed legislation that would prohibit employers from asking job applicants about their social networking accounts moved closer to becoming law yesterday, despite concerns that it could open the floodgates to a new breed of lawsuit. The Assembly sponsors of the …

NJ celebrates manufacturers

September 14th, 2012 — Please join ManufactureNJ for this special event.  With a leverage of 4-6 jobs in the economy for each manufacturing job, and with the increasing commitment to rebuilding this sector in NJ and nationally, this is an important event to redefine …

New Jersey Health Care Leader QualCare, Inc. Announces 30% Growth Over 18 Months, Restructuring on Executive Level

September 14th, 2012 — Company Experiences Good News, Success amidst changing Health Care Industry Landscape  PISCATAWAY, NJ – Running counter to recent economic news, QualCare, Inc. today announced that it is one of New Jersey’s fastest-growing employers, experiencing close to 30% growth over the …

PENPAC endorses Asw. Simon

September 14th, 2012 — PENPAC (Private Enterprise Political Action Committee) today announced it is endorsing Assemblywoman Donna Simon in her campaign for the District 16 Assembly seat in November’s special election. PENPAC is the political affiliate of CIANJ. Tomi Gerber, the Vice President of …

Red Tape Roundtable at CIANJ

September 14th, 2012 — Three members of the Red Tape Commission, Sen. Steve Oroho and Assemblymen Scott Rumana and John Burzichelli, agreed to take part in a breakfast roundtable at CIANJ headquarters in Paramus on Oct. 2. Business leaders are encouraged to bring their …

Goya opens new facility

September 7th, 2012 — Gov. Chris Christie joined in the groundbreaking for Goya Foods’ new 617,000 square foot, $127 million facility. The Spanish-foods giant will be relocating its corporate headquarters to a 40-acre plot in Jersey City.   To read the article, please click …

NJIT needs imput from business

September 7th, 2012 — NJIT is seeking help from the business community to develop curriculum that will prepare professionals for the science, technology and engineering jobs that keep our 21st Century economy running. For years, employers across New Jersey have required IT and STEM …

Newark mayor at DNC

September 7th, 2012 — Newark Mayor Cory Booker, a possible candidate for governor in 2013, put New Jersey in the national spotlight at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte with his speech this week. As co-chair of the DNC platform committee, Booker focused on …

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