The sense that the country is due for an economic slowdown doesn’t seem to be hurting the public’s perception of economic conditions. According to a recent Gallup poll, Americans are expressing confidence in the economy at near the peak rate set more than a year ago. The current index value hit +29 in November, just […]
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Legislation to remove marijuana from the federal Controlled Substance Act has cleared the House Judiciary Committee. H.R. 3884, the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act, passed the committee Wednesday by a vote of 24-10. Bill sponsor and Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) indicated that his main goal is expunging criminal records. “I have long […]
The Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc., an independent charitable organization with a mission to attract students to the supply chain industry by providing financial support, has changed its scholarship program for 2020. Since 1976, our programs have supported over 1,000 students and educators seeking pathways to quality educational programs and fulfilling careers. The Foundation will […]
The Thanksgiving holiday is upon us, with visions of turkey and stuffing and cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie dancing in our heads as we ready ourselves for the Macy’s parade and rivalry football games. And these days, we have to add “shopping” to that list. Traditionalists may lament the change, but Thanksgiving is increasingly associated […]
The New Jersey Business Action Center (NJBAC) has developed two searchable online guides designed to help businesses navigate state government. NJBAC’s Guide to Business Assistance Programs details the many government financial programs, energy, and workforce training programs available to help businesses, whether they are just starting or looking to expand. The guide focuses on a […]