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May 27, 2013

JERSEY SHORE TOWNS REBOUND FROM SANDY

By Rick Hampson/Asbury Park Press May 27, 2013 Memorial Day weekend at the Jersey Shore, the start of summer in the land mythologized by Springsteen and caricatured by Snooki, was like the region its…

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May 26, 2013

GROWING NUMBER OF SMALL BUSINESSES RETURN TO MADE IN USA

By Joyce M. Rosenberg/The Record May 26, 2013 When Martin Rawls-Meehan started making adjustable beds in 2004, it was a foregone conclusion that key parts would be made overseas. It was cheaper to ma…

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May 25, 2013

JERSEY SHORE’S MESSAGE: WE’RE READY FOR SUMMER

By Jacqueline L. Urgo/Philadelphia Inquirer May 25, 2013 When a hundred or so suit-wearing, briefcase-carrying business owners plunge into the 57-degree ocean at noon Friday to signify the “unlocking…

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May 23, 2013

THE JERSEY SHORE IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS

By Candy Woodall/York Dispatch May 23, 2013 You’ve probably seen the ads. Billboards along Interstate 83, Route 30 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike have announced the New Jersey shore is open for busin…

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May 21, 2013

SURVEY SHOWS CEO CONFIDENCE IN N.J. IS ON RISE

By Mary Ann Bourbeau/NJBIZ May 21, 2013 Despite the economic challenges facing businesses, 25 percent of CEOs in New Jersey said the state is a good-to-excellent place to do business, up from 12 perc…

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May 16, 2013

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION ADVANCES SUPPORT FOR BUSINESS GROWTH, COMMUNITY REVITALIZATION AT MAY EDA BOARD MEETING

TRENTON, N.J. (May 16, 2013) –  In support of the Christie Administration’s efforts to accelerate business growth and job creation, businesses from Camden County to Morris County will receive financin…

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May 9, 2013

NOTICE OF NEW JERSEY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY BOARD MEETING

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority’s next public Board Meeting will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 36 West State St., Trenton, NJ 08625. A copy of the proposed agenda…

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May 7, 2013

NOTICE OF FORT MONMOUTH ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION AUTHORITY MEETING

A meeting of the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority (FMERA) Board has been scheduled for Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 7:00 pm at the Tinton Falls Municipal Building, 556 Tinton Avenue, Tint…

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May 7, 2013

LT. GOV. GUADAGNO VISITS MOONACHIE BUSINESSES REOPENED AFTER SANDY

By Natasha Lindstrom/The Record May 7, 2013 Nick and Maria Ressa still grimace as they recall the first time they surveyed their 37-year-old dry cleaning business in the wake of superstorm Sandy. De…

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April 30, 2013

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES $260 MILLION STRONGER NJ BUSINESS GRANT PROGRAM WILL LAUNCH MAY 1

Small Businesses Impacted by Superstorm Sandy Encouraged to Apply for Assistance at application.njeda.com/strongernjbusiness Para ver esta información en español, haga clic aquí TRENTON, N.J. (April…

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April 30, 2013

LA ADMINISTRACIÓN DEL GOBERNADOR CHRISTIE ANUNCIA EL PROGRAMA STRONGER NJ BUSINESS GRANT DE $ 260 MILLONES SE LANZARÁ EL 1° DE MAYO

Se fomenta a las pequeñas empresas afectadas por el huracán Sandy a que soliciten asistencia en application.njeda.com/strongernjbusiness TRENTON, N.J. (30 de abril de 2013) – En apoyo al compromiso d…

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April 29, 2013

SECRETARY DONOVAN AND GOVERNOR CHRISTIE ANNOUNCE APPROVAL OF NEW JERSEY’S DISASTER RECOVERY PLAN

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April 29, 2013

DISTRIBUTING THE RESOURCES NEW JERSEY NEEDS FOR THE REBUILDING PROCESS

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April 26, 2013

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION SUPPORT ENCOURAGES GLENMORE INDUSTRIES TO RELOCATE TO THE GARDEN STATE

TRENTON, N.J. (April 26, 2013) – Last month, the Garden State welcomed a new corporate citizen when Glenmore Industries relocated from Brooklyn to Edison.  The home and industrial textile products com…

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April 26, 2013

NOTICE OF NEW JERSEY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

A Special Meeting of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) has been scheduled for Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 2 p.m. at the EDA offices at 36 West State Street, Trenton….

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April 18, 2013

CHRISTIE: GRANTS FOR BUSINESSES HIT BY SANDY COMING SOON

By Geoff Mulvihill/AP April 18, 2013 LONG BRANCH, New Jersey — Gov. Chris Christie said Thursday he expects federally funded grants for New Jersey business owners hit by Superstorm Sandy to arrive so…

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April 18, 2013

CHRISTIE ASSURES SHORE BUSINESS LEADERS HELP IS ON THE WAY

By Christopher Robbins/NJ.com April 18, 2013 Governor Chris Christie reassured local business leaders reeling from the effects of Hurricane Sandy and nervous about the upcoming tourist season that he…

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April 14, 2013

FEW SMALL BUSINESSES APPLY FOR AID AFTER SANDY DAMAGE

By Sarah Watson/Atlantic City Press April 14, 2013 Small-business owners who suffered damage or have lost customers due to Hurricane Sandy are eligible for disaster aid loans, but numbers released th…

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April 9, 2013

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES APPROVAL OF URBAN TRANSIT HUB PROJECTS THAT WILL GENERATE PRIVATE INVESTMENT, JOB CREATION AND COMMUNITY REVITALIZATION

TRENTON, N.J. (April 9, 2013) – In support of the Christie Administration’s commitment to sustainable economic growth in the State’s urban centers, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) …

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April 8, 2013

ALL HANDS ON DECK NEEDED AS NEW JERSEY RECOVERS FROM SANDY

Thomas A. Bracken/ Times of Trenton guest opinion column April 8, 2013 We cheered when Congress approved $60.4 billion in emergency spending to help New Jersey and its neighbors recover from Supersto…

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April 8, 2013

NOTICE OF APRIL 17, 2013 FMERA BOARD MEETING CANCELATION

The April 17, 2013 Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority (FMERA or the Authority) Meeting is canceled, as there are no matters that require the Board’s formal consideration at this time.  Al…

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April 5, 2013

INTERACTIVE MAP: SANDY RECOVERY LOANS

By Colleen O’Dea/NJ Spotlight April 5, 2013 New Jersey home and business owners already have received more than $684 million in federal loans to help rebuild and recover from superstorm Sandy, accord…

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April 4, 2013

HUD, DOT CHIEFS IN NJ ANNOUNCE NEW POST-SANDY REGS

Associated Press April 4, 2013 Homeowners and businesses using federal disaster aid to rebuild from Superstorm Sandy will have to take additional flood protection measures, top federal officials anno…

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April 3, 2013

NOTICE OF NEW JERSEY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY BOARD MEETING

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority’s next public Board Meeting will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Tuersday, April 9, 2013 at 36 West State St., Trenton, NJ 08625. A copy of the proposed agend…

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April 3, 2013

CHRISTIE’S MOBILE CABINET MEETS WITH SANDY VICTIMS LOOKING FOR ANSWERS

By Phillip Tomlinson/South Jersey Times April 3, 2013 Gov. Chris Christie’s Mobile Cabinet met with residents and property owners from around the Bayshore on Tuesday, in an attempt to provide answers…

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March 28, 2013

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION SUBMITS DISASTER RECOVERY PLAN TO FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FOR APPROVAL

Federal Government Promises Expedited Review of State’s Plan to Utilize $1.83 Billion in Community Development Block Grant Funding for Superstorm Sandy Recovery Trenton, NJ – The Christie Administrat…

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March 28, 2013

NEW JERSEY SUBMITS FINAL $1.83B SANDY AID PACKAGE TO FEDS FOR APPROVAL

By Erin O’Neill/Star-Ledger March 28, 2013 The Christie administration today submitted its final plan to the federal government for how the state intends to spend nearly $1.83 billion to help victims…

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March 28, 2013

PHONE.COM SELECTS NEWARK AS ITS NEW HEADQUARTERS

PR Newswire March 28, 2013 Phone.com will now be located in the Enterprise Development Center at the New Jersey institute of Technology (NJIT). With ties to NJIT, Phone.com strengthens its presence i…

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March 27, 2013

CHRISTIE SIGNS BILL ESTABLISHING MONITORS FOR HURRICANE SANDY RECOVERY PROJECTS

By Tomas Dinges/Star-Ledger March 27, 2013 A bill Gov. Chris Christie signed into law tonight will establish a network of state monitors to oversee recovery and rebuilding efforts in the wake of Hurr…

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March 27, 2013

LT. GOV. KIM GUADAGNO TOURS ARC MERCER’S HEALTH CENTER

By Jenna Pizzi/Trenton Times March 27, 2013 Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno toured the Arc Mercer’s health center yesterday, meeting some of the people who have benefited from the center’s specialized work sin…

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March 26, 2013

WELLS FARGO CREDITS ITS STRATEGY WITH INCREASE IN N.J. LENDING ACTIVITY

By Beth Fitzgerald/NJBIZ March 26, 2013 Wells Fargo said it’s seeing results from initiatives aimed at boosting its share of business lending in New Jersey. Wells Fargo began forming a team of busin…

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March 19, 2013

NOTICE OF FORT MONMOUTH ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION AUTHORITY MEETING

A meeting of the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority has been scheduled for Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 7:00 pm at the Eatontown Municipal Building, 47 Broad Street, Eatontown, NJ. Formal a…

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March 18, 2013

SANDY VICTIMS URGED TO APPLY FOR DISASTER ASSISTANCE

By Rosetta Key/NJ 101.5 March 18, 2013 U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) staffers continue to urge folks who suffered superstorm damage to send their federal disaster applications in before th…

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March 14, 2013

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION ADVANCES SUPPORT FOR SMALL BUSINESSES ACROSS NEW JERSEY AT MARCH EDA BOARD MEETING

TRENTON, N.J. (March 14, 2013) – In support of the Christie Administration’s efforts to spur job creation and accelerate business growth, small businesses from Bergen County to Camden County will rece…

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March 13, 2013

BUSINESS GROUPS APPLAUD CHRISTIE COURSE ON FEDERAL SANDY AID

By Jared Kaltwasser/NJBIZ March 13, 2013 Gov. Chris Christie’s plan to spend half a billion dollars of federal Hurricane Sandy aid on small businesses and tourism is gaining wide support from the bus…

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March 12, 2013

BANKS LOOSEN HOLD ON SANDY INSURANCE PROCEEDS

By Richard Newman/The Record March 12, 2013 Mortgage lenders and servicers are getting more upfront insurance money into the hands of homeowners affected by superstorm Sandy, the state Department of …

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March 12, 2013

CHRISTIE’S SANDY SPENDING PLAN INCLUDES $300M IN SMALL-BUSINESS GRANTS

By Jared Kaltwasser/NJBIZ March 12, 2013 Small businesses hurt by Hurricane Sandy will be eligible for a share of up to $300 million in grants, according to Gov. Chris Christie’s newly released spend…

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March 12, 2013

WELLS FARGO CLOSES $500,000 INVESTMENT TO NONPROFIT LENDER

By Joe Arney/NJBIZ March 12, 2013 Wells Fargo & Co. announced last week the closing of a $500,000 equity equivalent investment to New Jersey Community Capital, a nonprofit community development lende…

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March 8, 2013

URBAN LAND INSTITUTE HONORS NEW JERSEY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY WITH “2013 LAND USE LEGACY AWARD”

TRENTON, N.J. (March 8, 2013) – Highlighting its institutional commitment to community-building and the revitalization of New Jersey’s urban core, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) r…

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March 8, 2013

REAL ESTATE SYMPOSIUM WRAPS UP WITH PLEA FOR BUSINESS TO SEEK SANDY AID

By Joe Arney/NJBIZ March 8, 2013 Hundreds turned out to hear from industry panels and in-the know experts at today’s NJBIZ Real Estate Symposium, featuring guest speakers Michele Brown, CEO of the Ec…

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