In response to mounting concerns regarding how the latest minimum wage law will impact local governments and taxpayers, Senator Kristin Corrado (R-40) formally introduced legislation on Thursday, Feb. 14 to exempt certain government workers from State minimum wage increases. Prior to Governor Murphy’s signing of the minimum wage increase, municipal, school and county government employees […]
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The “Cyber Security Exchange Act” would help the government develop expertise in fighting cybercrime by allowing private-sector workers to be part of the federal workforce for a while, and allow government workers to spend time in the private sector. U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and John Thune (R-S.D.) introduced the bill on Monday. “Our country’s cybersecurity should be a […]
IRS provides a safe harbor method of accounting for passenger automobiles that qualify for the 100-percent additional first year depreciation WASHINGTON –The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service issued guidance today that provides a safe harbor method for determining depreciation deductions for passenger automobiles that qualify for the 100-percent additional first year depreciation deduction and that […]
Nearly 100 budding game designers pulled all-nighters at NJIT for the Eleventh Annual Global Game Jam (GGJ). NJIT was one of 860 sites participating in what has become the world’s largest game-development event. NJIT Hosts Game Development Marathon for Global Game Jam Nearly 100 budding game designers pulled all-nighters at NJIT for the Eleventh Annual […]
The 35-day partial government shutdown took a toll on small businesses’ bottom lines, with 37 percent saying it harmed their firms, according to a CNBC and SurveyMonkey poll released Feb. 11. Of the 2,200 small business owners polled, 13 percent said they lost a contract with a federal agency during the shutdown, and 10 percent said they […]