The $4.3 billion in borrowing by the Murphy administration as part of the FY21 budget last September proved to be unnecessary, as previously and loudly forecasted by NJBIA, other business groups and some lawmakers. But as the governor still maintained defense of that decision this week, a recommendation by NJBIA and other business groups to apply some of the $6.4 billion in incoming federal […]
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Access to childcare is critical for people who have lost their jobs during the pandemic and need to retrain for new careers in the medical and dental fields where there is a high demand for trained employees but not enough workers to fill the open positions, technical school leaders say. Frank Preston, president of Advantage […]
The National Association of Manufacturers has released a study showing the proposed reversal of the 2017 federal tax cuts now under consideration to pay for the president’s infrastructure program would lead to the loss of 1 million jobs in the first two years. Rice University economists John Diamond and George Zodrow calculated the effects of […]
On this weekend’s edition of NJBIA’s “Minding Your Business,” a cross-section of New Jersey’s top business leaders discuss recommendations on how to responsibly use $6.4 billion in funding that is coming to the state via the American Rescue Plan. Speakers on the broadcast include: Joel Bloom, President, New Jersey Institute of Technology Bernie Corrigan, President, […]
The first public meeting of the Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC) will take place on Monday, April 12 at 2 p.m. The CRC is in charge of rulemaking and licensing for New Jersey’s adult-use cannabis industry. The rules must be finalized by late August, according to the legalization law signed by Gov. Phil Murphy in February. The […]