BPU Joins National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium On June 21, the state of New Jersey announced its intention to join the National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium as a board member and public sponsor. The $18.5 million consortium is administered by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. BPU Begins […]
The state budget is stalled with less than a week to go before the fiscal year ends, but that doesn’t mean the Legislature hasn’t been busy. On Monday, both houses held lengthy voting sessions while Democratic legislative leaders and the Governor negotiated over the state’s spending plan. Among other things, law makers passed a bill […]
The New Jersey Business & Industry Association today urged the Senate to vote down legislation, (S-1612), that would mandate staffing ratios at nursing homes because the law would be impractical due to the current shortage of certified nurse aides. “A shortage exists in the pool of qualified, certified nurse aides (CNA) needed to fill the […]
Legislation allowing Jersey City to impose a 1 percent employer payroll tax would add yet another expense to businesses already facing a host of costly mandates in the highest taxed state in the nation, the New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA) said today. The Senate is scheduled today to vote on S-2581/A-4163, which would […]
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