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April 9, 2012

SURVEY: MAJORITY OF N.J. CEOS EXPECT TO INCREASE HIRING

By Katie Eder/NJBIZ April 9, 2012 Though nearly 90 percent of CEOs at New Jersey’s small businesses have learned to make their businesses more productive with fewer employees, more than half expect t…

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April 4, 2012

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 Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 36 West State St., Trenton, NJ 08625. A copy of the proposed agend…

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April 3, 2012

ECONOMIC NEWS BETTER FOR NEW JERSEY AND REGION

By Jason Method/Asbury Park Press April 3, 2012 Two measurements taken by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia shows an improving economy for New Jersey and the region. The Philly Fed’s coinciden…

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March 29, 2012

LT. GOVERNOR KIM GUADAGNO HELPS LAUNCH ENHANCED PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP THAT AIMS TO INCREASE ACCESS TO HEALTHY FOOD IN UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Financial Pledge Quadruples State Investment to Bring Grocery Stores to Underserved Communities Throughout the Garden State TRENTON, NJ – Furthering the Christie Adminis…

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March 29, 2012

STATE RELEASES SPECIAL REPORT ON EXPANDING NEW JERSEY’S SUPERMARKETS

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March 27, 2012

AGENCIES PARTNERING TO PROMOTE OPPORTUNITIES FOR FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS

By Katie Eder/NJBIZ March 27, 2012 Amid reports that growth in the number of women-owned businesses in New Jersey is slowing, state agencies are working in concert to increase awareness of funding, t…

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March 26, 2012

BANK HOPES FOR A SUNRISE IN THE NORTH

By Ken Tarbous/NJBIZ March 26, 2012 Sun National Bank has taken further steps in its calculated expansion into northern and central New Jersey, in what the bank promises will be an ongoing effort to …

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March 25, 2012

STATE’S ‘INCUBATOR’ LAB FACILITY HELPS NEW BIOTECHNOLOGY COMPANIES GROW

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March 23, 2012

ONLINE APPLICATION SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE

On Sunday morning, March 25, from 7:00 – 9:00 AM, EDA will be performing scheduled maintenance on the web servers that host www.njeda.com, camdenerb.com, affirmative action and the online application …

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March 23, 2012

NEW JERSEY JOB FIGURES SHOW SLOW BUT STEADY GROWTH, ECONOMISTS SAY

By Ed Beeson/Star-Ledger March 23, 2012 During the first two months of 2012 alone, New Jersey created more than half the number of jobs it did during all of last year, according to new data released …

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March 15, 2012

LOAN APPROVED TO EXPAND REACH OF NORTH JERSEY MICROLENDER

EDA Board Action Supports Christie Administration Efforts to Spur Small Business Growth and Community Investment TRENTON, N.J. (March 15, 2012) – The Board of the New Jersey Economic Development Autho…

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March 15, 2012

VENTURE FUND INVESTMENTS OFFER EARLY STAGE TECH COMPANIES

Supports Christie Administration’s Focus on Growing State’s Technology Industry TRENTON, N.J. (March 15, 2011) – New Jersey continued its efforts to support the growth of the state’s technology indus…

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March 15, 2012

ENTREPRENEURSHIP 101 WORKSHOP OFFERED FOR SMALL BUSINESS START-UPS

UNION, NJ – Starting a small business is a risky proposition.  Thirty percent of all new operations go out of business within two years and that number increases to just about 50% in five years.  How …

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March 11, 2012

NOTICE OF FORT MONMOUTH ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION AUTHORITY MEETING

A meeting of the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority has been scheduled for March 21, 2012 at 7:00 pm at the Eatontown Municipal Building, 47 Broad Street, Eatontown, NJ. Formal action may…

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March 5, 2012

SINGING THE PRAISE OF TECH TAX TRANSFERS

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March 5, 2012

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, March 15, 2011 at 36 West State St., Trenton, NJ 08625. A copy of the proposed agen…

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March 5, 2012

LENDING BANKS A HELPING HAND

By Ken Tarbous/NJBIZ March 5, 2012 For established small businesses having trouble getting financing because of credit deficiencies or collateral issues, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority…

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March 5, 2012

A GUSHER OR A TRICKLE, N.J. BANKS KEPT LENDING THROUGH FINANCIAL CRISIS

By Ed Beeson/Star-Ledger March 5, 2012 The financial crisis put a plug in lending across the country. Not in New Jersey. The latest federal data shows the credit spigot remained just as open during t…

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February 24, 2012

CHOOSE N.J.’S NEW HOME SIGNIFIES GROWTH

By Katie Eder/NJBIZ February 24, 2012 Choose New Jersey, the marketing arm of Gov. Chris Christie’s three-part economic development group, took on its first independent space in Princeton after incre…

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February 24, 2012

SOUTH JERSEY CONFERENCE FOCUSES ON HELPING BUSINESSES GROW

By Sarah Watson/Atlantic City Press February 24, 2012 Finding ways to help business and economic development while decreasing regulatory road blocks was a key topic Friday at the Southern New Jersey …

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February 23, 2012

CHRIS CHRISTIE’S TAX CUT A BOON FOR SMALL BIZ, EXPERTS SAY

By Kevin McArdle/NJ 101.5 February 23, 2012 Governor Chris Christie’s plan to cut income taxes by 10% across-the-board over three years is meeting with mixed reviews to say the least. It would requi…

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February 22, 2012

EDA ACTS TO ADVANCE NEW JERSEY’S FIRST TECHNOLOGY ACCELERATOR PROGRAM

Supports Christie Administration’s Commitment to Entrepreneurial Development TRENTON, N.J. (Feb. 22, 2012) – New Jersey is looking for the next Google. With an eye toward nurturing the next generatio…

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February 22, 2012

WOMEN IN BANKING EVENT PUTS FOCUS ON LEADERSHIP, MENTORING

By Ken Tarbous/NJBIZ February 22, 2012 The New Jersey Bankers Association’s second annual Women in Banking Conference will feature sessions on leadership, mentoring and other topics of interest to pr…

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February 20, 2012

FROM DINING ROOM TO BOARDROOM

By Jared Kaltwasser/NJBIZ February 20, 2012 Caren Franzini had just completed her MBA when she found herself being interviewed for a job by a hot-shot investment banker — and she was getting annoyed….

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February 20, 2012

REPORTS SHOW SMALL BUSINESSES ‘IN A HOLDING PATTERN’ ON JOB CREATION

By Katie Eder/NJBIZ February 20, 2012 Small-business job retention rates in New Jersey match national reports showing no drastic reduction in work force numbers, but on the flip side, job creation re…

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February 20, 2012

MANUFACTURERS PROVIDING OUTSIZE BOOST TO ECONOMY

By Christopher S. Rugaber/Associated Press February 20, 2012 WASHINGTON — American factories are humming — and driving the economy forward. Manufacturers have been hiring more consistently than other…

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February 13, 2012

NON-PROFITS BENEFITING FROM CUTTING OF RED TAPE

By Harvey Lipman/The Record February 13, 2012 About two dozen times a year, officials of Children’s Aid and Family Services fill out the forms they must submit as part of their contracts with the sta…

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February 8, 2012

IN REPORT, RED TAPE-CUTTING TEAM SAYS IT’S MADE N.J. A BETTER HOME TO BUSINESS

By Ken Tarbous/NJBIZ February 8, 2012 The climate for the state’s businesses has improved as efforts to establish a more efficient and business-friendly regulatory environment, streamline government,…

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February 8, 2012

SMALL BUSINESSES IN NEW JERSEY WANT EVEN PLAYING FIELD

By Kelly Waldron/NJ101.5 February 8, 2012 Small business owners in New Jersey think big corporations don’t pay their fair share of taxes. This according to a scientific nationwide survey of small busi…

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February 4, 2012

JOBS REPORT HAS FIRMS FEELING GOOD: NORTH JERSEY SEES SIGNS HIRING WILL PICK UP

By Andrew Tangel and Hugh R. Morley/The Record February 4, 2012 Better fortunes on the horizon could point to more hiring this year, some North Jersey business leaders said, buoyed by Friday’s Labor …

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February 2, 2012

NOTICE OF FORT MONMOUTH ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION AUTHORITY MEETING

A meeting of the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority has been scheduled for Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 7:00 pm at the Tinton Falls Municipal Building, 556 Tinton Avenue, Tinton Falls,…

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February 2, 2012

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 Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 36 West State St., Trenton, NJ 08625. A copy of the proposed ag…

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January 30, 2012

WATSON ANNOUNCES NEW JERSEY-BASED GLOBAL R&D TECHNOLOGY CENTER

New Facility to Support Generic Pharmaceutical Product Development; Employ Approximately 50 Scientists, Chemists, Engineers, and Support Staff PARSIPPANY, NJ – January 30, 2012 – Watson Pharmaceutica…

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January 25, 2012

CCIT AWARDED SOFT LANDINGS INTERNATIONAL INCUBATOR DESIGNATION (INCLUDES AUDIO)

N.J. Boasts Two of Only 23 Incubators In the World to Earn International Honor TRENTON, N.J. (Jan. 25, 2012) – New Jersey’s growing reputation as a prime location to place and grow a business was fur…

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January 23, 2012

UNION COUNTY OFFERS FREE NEW SERIES TO HELP LOCAL BUSINESSES

MyCentralJersey.com January 23, 2012 UNION COUNTY – If you own or manage a business in Union County, or if you are planning to start one, come to the free Union County Means Business networking break…

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January 22, 2012

NJ AND CITIBANK OFFER FOREIGN TRADE LOANS

By Hugh Morley/The Record January 22, 2012 *  State authority teams with Citibank to offer low-interest loans to help businesses expand international reach. Small businesses looking for help in going …

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January 20, 2012

LABOR DEPT. REVS ITS NEW SEARCH ENGINE, SAYS IT WILL HELP JOBSEEKERS CUSTOMIZE RESUMES

By Stacy Jones/Star-Ledger January 20, 2012 Landing an interview and landing in the recycling bin can depend on how job applicants sells their skills and experience. People who have been unemployed f…

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January 12, 2012

RUTGERS ECONOMIST JAMES HUGHES SAYS NJ REGAINING ITS FOOTING

By Michael L. Diamond/Asbury Park Press January 12, 2012 New Jersey’s private sector for a decade failed to keep up with even the nation’s anemic job growth. But on pace in 2011 for its best performa…

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January 12, 2012

BANK PROVIDES $50,000 GRANT TO HELP STABILIZE PERTH AMBOY NEIGHBORHOOD

NJToday.net January 12, 2012 PERTH AMBOY – Wells Fargo announced today that it will provide a $50,000 grant to the Jewish Renaissance Foundation (JRF) of Perth Amboy through its Leading the Way Home …

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January 10, 2012

NEW JERSEY BANKS EXPECT STABLE EMPLOYMENT IN SECTOR, SLOW GROWTH FOR ECONOMY

By Ed Beeson/Star-Ledger January 10, 2012 The New Jersey banking sector this year looks to be a lot more stable than its investment banking counterpart across the Hudson River. According to a new sur…

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