Politico is reporting that $540 million that could be used to fund a portion of the Gateway tunnel project will be included in the final spending bill that has to be enacted by midnight Friday. Citing “two people close to the budget negotiations,” Politico said the deal would avoid President Donald Trump’s veto because it […]
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If you’re having problems filling job openings — and surveys show that many employers are — maybe it’s time to rethink some of the red flags that automatically get job applications tossed into the “No” pile. According to Riia O’Donnell at HR Dive, a lot of employers already are. “Some are re-evaluating whether four-year degrees […]
Healthcare spending rose 4.6 percent nationally last year, even as doctors and hospitals saw a drop in their rate of growth, according to nonprofit health systems research and consulting organization Altarum. Despite the increase, healthcare spending has been relatively stable, hovering between 17.9 percent and 18.1 percent of GDP for nearly two years now. “At […]
With the Gateway tunnel project in danger of losing federal funding, numerous New Jersey business and labor groups, including NJBIA, are sounding the alarm on the economic impact if transportation across the Hudson River is hampered. In an op-ed that ran in today’s Star-Ledger, the groups noted that the existing tunnels to Penn Station, the […]
The Legislature will begin its review of Gov. Phil Murphy’s FY 2019 budget proposal at the end of March with public hearings on the $37.4 billion spending plan. Murphy presented his budget last week. It reflects a $2.7 billion increase from The Legislature will begin its review of Gov. Phil Murphy’s FY 2019 budget proposal […]