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2017 Life Sciences Celebration

2017 Life Sciences Celebration The 2017 Life Sciences Celebration was hosted by NJ SEED member,  the HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ)  Thursday, October 12th with a complimentary breakfast for guests and an opportunity to network with other attendees. The following awards were given and people recognized: The Honorable Bob Franks Public Service Award was … Continue reading “2017 Life Sciences Celebration”

Trooper Brian Malast Van Fundraiser

On October 23rd, 2005, New Jersey State Trooper Brian Malast while on duty and on patrol in a marked State Police vehicle, was involved in a very serious motor vehicle accident. Brian was airlifted from the crash scene and flown to Cooper Trauma Center in Camden. Doctors and other medical personnel saved his life but … Continue reading “Trooper Brian Malast Van Fundraiser”

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Legislative Updates

Candidate Murphy Makes Big Promises on NJ Transit, Doesn’t Rule Out Tax Hike

Candidate Murphy Makes Big Promises on NJ Transit, Doesn’t Rule Out Tax Hike NJSPOTLIGHT.COM | May 5, 2017 Democratic frontrunner to succeed Gov. Christie is latest to give prescription for mass-transit woes. How long will commuters remain patient? Commuters who take New Jersey Transit trains to work every day are once again struggling with regular … Continue reading “Candidate Murphy Makes Big Promises on NJ Transit, Doesn’t Rule Out Tax Hike”

State Allocates $59 Million for Open Space, Recreational Facilities

State Allocates $59 Million for Open Space, Recreational Facilities NJSPOTLIGHT.COM | May 9, 2017 Money is first to come from 2014 constitutional amendment to use portion of corporate business taxes to protect undeveloped land, finance recreational projects.  For the first time in more than two years, the state is awarding money to preserve open space … Continue reading “State Allocates $59 Million for Open Space, Recreational Facilities”

OLS Projects New Jersey Taxes Will Be $223M Short

  OLS Projects New Jersey Taxes Will Be $223M Short NJSPOTLIGHT | April 7, 2017 A booming stock market usually bodes well for New Jersey’s budget but, despite a recent Wall Street hot streak, there’s some growing concern about whether a new round of spending cuts will be needed before the state closes its fiscal … Continue reading “OLS Projects New Jersey Taxes Will Be $223M Short”

Legislative Update: 02/06/17

Senate Economic Growth SR75: Urges BPU, DEP, NJT, and Governor to reject Jersey Central Power & Light’s application to undertake Monmouth County Reliability Project. This Senate resolution urges the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (board), the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), the New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit), and the Governor of New Jersey to … Continue reading “Legislative Update: 02/06/17”

Assembly Appropriations: 01/30/17

NJ SEED staff were present at Monday’s Assembly Appropriations committee meeting. The following bills of interest were heard. A4170: Creates “Economic Gardening Program” in Department of State to provide customized services to certain businesses. This bill establishes a New Jersey “Economic Gardening Program.”  “Economic gardening” is an approach to economic growth and development that emphasizes nurturing and … Continue reading “Assembly Appropriations: 01/30/17”

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