NJBIA in the News

These business news headlines are culled daily from dozens of news publications and sources across the state and nation.


Incentivizing the right businesses in NJ
NJ 101.5, July 25, 2014

Lawmakers, industry groups confer on drumming up business in NJ
NewsWorks, July 24, 2014

Chances are you’re getting a raise this year
NJ Spotlight, July 23, 2014

Critics question benefits of 76ers, Holtec projects in Camden
Courier Post, July 21, 2014

Nationwide can start selling policies to NJ drivers in August after a more than 30-year lapse
Times of Trenton, July 20, 2014

6-ton mobile classroom gets rolling
NJ Business, July 14, 3014

UHC says it will sell on the exchange in 2015
Insurancenews.net, July 11, 2014

Bottom Lines: Jobless rates in 3 counties decline a bit
Press of Atlantic City, July 5, 2014

Legislature gives final ok to bill suspending construction fee
The Record, July 1, 2014

Parsippany resident among leaders to receive Community College Spirit Awards
The Record, July 9, 2014

Jerseyans react after Supreme Court sides with Hobby Lobby in ACA case
NJBIZ, June 30, 2014

NJ Legislature sends state budget with pension payment, tax hikes to Christie
The Star-Ledger, June 26, 2014

Tax hike battle lines drawn in NJ
The Daily Journal, June 25, 2014

Lawmakers mount another push to keep 'fracking' waste out of state
NJ Spotlight, June 25, 2014

NJ business leaders, Republican lawmakers slam Democratic budget plan
The Star-Ledger, June 24, 2014

Brewing NJ tax war - why 16,000 may pay more
Asbury Park Press, June 25, 2014

Bill aims to open up more health insurance options for small businesses
NJ Spotlight, June 24, 2014

NJ delays full small business insurance exchange
NJBIZ, June 23, 2014

Horizon's bold plans cut premiums and deductibles
Insurance.net, June 21, 2014

NJ Civil Justice Institute renovates vacant Trenton building for office space
The Times of Trenton, June 22, 2014

NJ Senate set to reject Christie's pension plan as Sweeney rolls out competing budget
The Star-Ledger, June 18, 2014

Sweeney tax proposal comes under fire from conservatives
Burlington County Times, June 20, 2014

Paid sick leave’s impact on workers, businesses earns mixed prognosis
NJ Spotlight, June 17, 2014

How has raising the minimum wage in New Jersey affected you?
NJ 101.5, June 11, 2014

NJBIA urges Senate to vote no on Workers’ Comp bill
New Jersey Business, June 11, 2014

NJ Supreme Court must protect employee whistleblower law, labor and consumer groups say
The Star-Ledger, June 10, 2014

Environmental, labor groups want NJ Supreme Court to uphold whistleblower law 
The Inquirer, June 10, 2014

Minimum wage debate continues in NJ 
NJ 101.5, June 1, 2014

New Jersey in good shape to meet Obama's new climate-change plan
The Record, May, 30, 2014

Assembly bill list paints a picture of would-be Supreme Court Justice Solomon
PolitickerNJ, May 21, 2014

With eight-bill package in Trenton, Vo-tech schools finally get some respect
NJ Spotlight, May 19, 2014

Are you getting a raise this year?
NJ 101.5, May 15, 2014

Edison economic forum looks at policies, innovations needed for job growth
My Central Jersey, May 8, 2014

Job training shifts to 'middle skills' to put millennials back to work
NJ Spotlight, May 6, 2014

Months after Christie veto, bill restricting privatization passes Senate committee again
The Record, April 28, 2014

Edison Chamber of Commerce to host annual economic forum on May 8
My Central Jersey, April 27, 2014

Mobile training lab, focusing on manufacturing jobs, launched
NJ Business, April 25, 2014

Opinion: Searching for new ways of promoting opportunity
NJ Spotlight, April 21, 2014

The next fight: NJBIA ready to challenge paid sick-leave plan
NJBIZ, April 14, 2014

Hightstown woman honored for work in advocacy for quality health care
The Times of Trenton, April 7, 2014

ACA reforms take small businesses, owner-only firms into unfamiliar territory
NJ Spotlight, April 3, 2014

Senate committee votes out bill that would require return to RGGI
NJ Spotlight, March 27, 2014

NJ legislative package would help manufacturing
The Record, March 26, 2014

Lower-rate salaried employees could see wage hikes in New Jersey
Go Banking Rates, March 24, 2014

The right stuff: Manufacturers show off in Trenton
Burlington County Times, March 21, 2014

Economic Opportunity Act already panning out
The Inquirer, March 23, 2014

NJBIA VP Health and Legal Affairs Christine Stearns named to NJBIZ Power 50 Health Care
NJBIZ, March 24, 2014

NJBIA hosts 4th annual 'Made in New Jersey Day' in Trenton
NJ BIZ, March 21, 2014

Editorial: World still takes what Jersey makes
South Jersey Times, March 21, 2014

Bill earmarking funds for open-space preservation clears committee
NJ Spotlight, March 17, 2014

Bills advance aimed at reducing NJ unemployment, increasing workers' rights
The Star-Ledger, March 17, 2014

Bill wants Verizon to go slow with wireless in Sandy-struck communities
NJ Spotlight, March 14, 2014

Students, community partners to be honored at MCCC’s 25th Anniversary Scholarship Fundraiser
CentralJersey.com, March 14, 2014

Gateway Chamber business and educator breakfast is March 21
Suburban News, March 13, 2014

Federal proposal calls for hike in salaried wages
Press of Atlantic City, March 13, 2014

Bill seeks to protect workers during snowstorms and other emergencies
Burlington County Times, March 13, 2014


ACA's rough edges need smoothing out
The Inquirer, March 9, 2014

New Jersey aims to link employers with state's vo-tech schools
Express Times, March 9, 2014


NJBIA president Phil Kirschner to retire
NJ BIZ, March 6, 2014

Business group hails Rutgers Initiative
Burlington County Times, March 7, 2014

Businesses help students stay up to date on real-world education
Press of Atlantic City, March 6, 2014


Bridging the gap between job demand and skills training
The Daily Journal, March 2, 2014

The List: homing in on policy and politics in the NJ twitterverse
NJ Spotlight, March 3, 2014

Business community applauds Christie budget with no tax hikes
NJ BIZ, February 25, 2014

NJ coalition of businesses, educators seeks to turn vocational schools into jobs pipeline
The Star-Ledger, February 20, 2014

High-paying NJ jobs, no degree required
NJ 101.5, February 21, 2014

NJBIA launches partnership with county vocational schools
NJBIZ, February 20, 2014

Business coalition calls vo-tech schools crucial to NJ’s future
NJ Spotlight, February 21, 2014

90-day limit on wait for employer health coverage
The Record, February 20, 2014

Opinion: A valentine to the City of Trenton, where there's so much to love
The Times of Trenton, February 14, 2014

Obamacare Q&A: Why is the law changing again?
Asbury Park Press, February 12, 2014

Assembly panel wants to keep businesses, jobs from moving to neighboring states
NJ Spotlight, February 11, 2014

Bottom Lines: Business leader looks to build on momentum of 2013
Press of Atlantic City, February 8, 2014

Guarantee of paid sick days stirs debate
The Record, February 9, 2014

Business community highlights economic development hopes for Assembly panel
NJBIZ, February 7, 2014

Will hiring increase this year?
NJ 101.5, January 28, 2013

Is the minimum wage ripple effect real?
NJ 101.5, January 23, 2013

Philly Fed: 41% of firms surveyed expect growth in 2014
NJBIZ, January 16, 2014

Christie gets high marks from business community on State of the State address
NJBIZ, January 14, 2014

January ELC breakfast will discuss the Affordable Care Act
Hunterdon County Democrat, January 14, 2014

Despite deregulated power sector, NJ consumers stick to utilities
NJ Spotlight, January 10, 2013

Weighing the importance of easing patients’ pain against possible drug abuse
NJ Spotlight, January 97, 2014

Bill giving insurers less say in painkiller prescription process advances
NJBIZ, January 7, 2013

Will Chris Christie lead New Jersey to prosperity?
Asbury Park Press, January 6, 2014

Businesses pressured to pay for sick leave
Press of Atlantic City, January 4, 2013

NJBIA president: ACA confusion, wage hike will make early 2014 tough for employers
NJ BIZ, January 1, 2014

NJ prepares to cope with minimum wage increase
Politicker NJ, December 24, 2013

Year was eventful for S.J. business
Courier Post, December 31, 2013

As NJ prepares to hike minimum wage, experts still disagree on advantages
The Star Ledger, December 30, 2013

NJ business lobby warns against great expectations following minimum wage increase
CBS Philly, December 30, 2013

YEAR IN REVIEW: Plainsboro: A time of positive development
Princeton Packet, December 27, 2013

Cherry Hill professor publishes top 10 manuscript in New Jersey
South Jersey SUNEWS, December 27, 2013

Warren County Community College offers Excel, PowerPoint training in Washington Township
The Warren Reporter, December 28, 2013

Surveys: NJ economy will improve
Burlington County Times, December 23, 2013

NJBIA president: New job report points to 2014 starting on 'positive economic note'
NJBIZ, December 19, 2013

Democrats want to restrict background and credit checks during hiring process
The Record, December 16, 2013

NJ bill would limit job applicant criminal checks
The Inquirer, December 17, 2013

Rible: Obamacare is Devastating to NJ’s Small Businesses
PolitickerNJ, December 13, 2013

Industry leaders share their optimism in New Jersey economy at NJBIA forum
The record, December 11, 2013

Tax-cut debate erupts anew in Trenton
The Inquirer, December 12, 2013

Union County County offering free business workshop at Elizabeth campus
Suburban News, December 11, 2013

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield won't renew some health plans in '14
The Record, December 11, 2013

Strategists weigh Christie’s presidential campaign tactics
The Inquirer, December 10, 2013

Turning around the NJ economy
NJ 101.5, December 11, 2013

Health care pros still struggling to sort out ACA
NJBIZ, December 9, 2013

NJ insurance chief quizzed on Obamacare options
The Inquirer, December 6, 2013

NJBIA vice president: 8 key ACA challenges for employers
NJBIZ, December 6, 2013

NJ employers fear ACA mandate will push healthcare costs even higher
Newsworks, December 4, 2013

Social media passwords off-limits to NJ employers during interview and after hire
NJ BIZ, December 2, 2013

NJ employers can't demand your Facebook password, under new law
The Record, December 2, 2013

Employers fear ACA mandate will push healthcare costs even higher
NJ Spotlight, December 3, 2013

Business in New Jersey sees continued improvement
CBS Philly, November 29, 2013

Atlantic City hopes economic incentives will add good jobs
Press of Atlantic City, November 30, 2013

Health insurance website for small businesses delayed one year
The Record, November 27, 2013

NJ business owners share outlook for '14
Philly.com, November 26, 2013

Jobs go unfilled due to lack of skills
NJ 101.5, November 25, 2013

Assembly panel moves on energy portfolio for combined heat and power
NJ Spotlight, November 22, 2013

Bill would make it easier for women to receive in-vitro fertilization
NJ Spotlight, November 17, 2013

Growing the Garden State
City Journal, November 12, 2013

Will Obamacare mean higher premiums for companies? 
The Star-Ledger, November 11, 2013

Opinion: NJ businesses can't afford mandated sick leave
South Jersey, November 10, 2013

Working two jobs for $450 per week
Hudson Reporter, November 10, 2013

Health reform brings uncertainty for firms
TH Online.com, November 2013 

New Jersey votes for higher minimum wage
NASC Online, November 8, 2013

Backers of NJ wage increase cheer voters' approval
The Inquirer, November 6, 2013

NJ voters approve minimum wage hike
USA Today, November 5, 2013

NJ businesses scramble, as voters say yes to $1 wage hike
The Washington Times, November 6, 2013

Minimum wage hike passes
Asbury Park Press, November 6, 2013

Higher wage is approved in New Jersey
New York Times, November 6, 2013

African-American Chamber: Amending Constitution for wage hike bad policy
PolitickerNJ, November 5, 2013

NJ's 2nd-in-command could become governor
SF Gate, October 31, 2013

Small businesses want answers on health care overhaul impact
The Record, November 1, 2013

Study: Affordable Care Act raising health costs for small business
NJ BIZ, October 31, 2013

Over Christie's loud objections, New Jersey set to raise its minimum wage
Bloomberg Businessweek, October 31, 2013

Garden State enjoying manufacturing resurgence
Industry Today, October 29, 2013

Opinion: Why mandating minimum wage hike is wrong
The Record, October 30, 2013

NJBIA applauds unemployment trust fund’s return to solvency
NJBIZ, October 30, 2013

At Newark City Hall, support builds for paid sick time
The Star-Ledger, October 29

Bottom Lines: South Jersey jobless rates increase again in August
Press of Atlantic City, October 26, 2013

Picatinny Arsenal selects fabricating.com’s sourcenow platform to expand their NJ supplier network
PR Web, October 29, 2013

NJBIA president says there’s no money for minimum wage increase
NJ Today, October 23, 1023

Shore business owners star in ad to block minimum-wage hike
NJBIZ, October 23, 2013

Higher minimum wage will hurt economy
PolitickerNJ, October 22, 2012

Paid sick-leave fight headed to Newark
NJBIZ, October 22, 2013

In Jersey City, business owner says paid sick-leave law is how things should be done
NJ BIZ, October 21, 2013

Being green is "built in" at Wyndham Worldwide
Wall Street Journal, October 18, 2013

Save NJ jobs by saving our constitution
PhillyBurbs.com, October 16

Businesses Still Face Challenges from Sandy [SERIES]
NJ 101.5, October 15 

Day laborers often silent victims of wage theft
The Record, October 13, 2013

NJBIA Wins SNJ Business Impact Award
South New Jersey, September 28, 2013

The manufacturing industry is technology driven and growing in New Jersey
PR Web, October 7, 2013

RVCC to offer free skills training for area workers
My Central Jersey, October 8, 2013

Government shutdown could hurt NJ’s business climate
NJ101.5, October 3, 2013

Commissioner of NJLWD  kicks off 2013 ManufactureNJ Week at NJIT on October 4
Newsday, October 3, 2013

Despite government shutdown, Union County Means Business continues with Affordable Care Act session
NJ Today, October 2, 2013

As 'Obamacare' debuts, uninsured residents sign up for health insurance
Press of Atlantic City, October 1, 2013

New Jersey minimum wage ballot fight heats up
The Record, September 29, 2013

Affordable Care Act deadline for businesses arrives Tuesday
Press of Atlantic City, September 29, 2013

Slow but steady job growth predicted for New Jersey
NJ 101.5, September 27, 2013

Obamacare hits another snag - small business exchange delayed
The Star-Ledger, September 26, 2013

Obamacare: Frustration over health insurance premiums rises among employers
The Star-Ledger, September 25, 2013

NJBIA to Fulop: Paid sick-leave proposal will hurt Jersey City's businesses
NJBIZ, September 24, 2013

Businesses warn Jersey City against sick leave mandate
Law 360, September 23, 2013

Spaces still available for affordable care act program info program for businesses
NJ Today, September 23, 2013

Business leaders hail economic opportunity law
PhillyBurbs, September 20, 2013

A job for employers: tell workers about online insurance marketplace
East Brunswick Patch, September 21, 2013

Recovery plans advance following Seaside boardwalk fire
NJ 101.5, September 16, 2013

Mercer County business owners consider impact of health care reform
The Times of Trenton, September 16, 2013

No fines for employers that don't tell staff of Obamacare exchanges by Oct. 1
Star-Ledger, September 14, 2013

Bottom Lines: Business groups pleased by Trenton's changes to Economic Opportunity Act
Press of Atlantic City, September 15, 2013

Union County Means Business continues with two new fall events
Suburban News, September 13, 2013

NJ Senate approves bill overhauling corporate tax incentives
The Record, September 12, 2013

Mark your calendar: Vineland chamber to host NJBIA speaker
Press of Atlantic City, September 13, 2013

Guadagno to address Middlesex County business leaders
MyCentralJersey, September 11, 2013

Chris Christie signals support for tax incentives bill
The Wall Street Journal, September 10

Major NJ tax break measure a step closer
The Inquirer, September 10

Update: Assembly adopts Christie's changes, sends incentives bill to Senate
NJBIZ, September 9, 2013

Assembly agrees with Christie changes to corporate tax break bill
The Star-Ledger, September 9, 2013

Economic incentives revised
Asbury Park Press, September 10, 2013

Reaction to CV of Economic Opportunity Act: Cheers from NJBIA; jeers from NJPP
PolitickerNJ, September 9, 2013

Tax break bill vetoed for the wrong reasons: Editorial
The Star-Ledger, September 10, 2013

Jersey City pushes to pass first required paid sick leave bill in NJ
NJ Spotlight, September 10, 2013

NJ business expert to speak at chamber lunch in Vineland
The Daily Journal, September 9, 2013

Coalition plans to demonstrate in support of paid sick-leave requirement
NJBIZ, September 6, 2013

Second-language program a win for NJ firms
The Inquirer, September 6, 2013

Jersey City wants to join municipalities that require private employers to offer sick days
FoxNews.com, September 4, 2013

NJ small biz groups back immigration reform 
The Record, September 4, 2013

JCP&L partners with electricians union local to 'keep the lights on'
DailyRecord.com, August 29, 2013