Archive for Tag: jobs

VIDEO: Republicans want bureaucrats to butt out of N.J. pharmaceutical industry

TRENTON, N.J. – Creating a government-run board to control prescription drug prices in the medicine chest of the world, aka New Jersey, is bad for business and innovation, say Republicans. WATCH: Can Bureaucrats Really Lower Drug Prices?Reina Smrdelj, a legislative analyst at the Assembly Republican Office, reveals the potential...

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DePhillips renews calls to cut N.J. corporate tax to compete with Pa.

TRENTON, N.J. – Pennsylvania’s corporate tax cut must be a catalyst for change in New Jersey, says Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips. The lawmaker is calling on legislative leadership to prioritize his bill to lower New Jersey’s highest-in-the-nation 11.5% corporate business tax rate before companies, jobs and families move to the...

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More Dept. of Labor deficiencies revealed by GOP lawmaker

TRENTON, N.J. – Following the Senate’s collective disgust at the N.J. Department of Labor’s unemployment failings on Thursday, Assemblyman Brian Bergen revealed another department deficiency – its inability to release a timely jobs report each month. “The incompetence and lack of communication from the state Department of Labor is...

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Governor signs DeCroce bill expanding age discrimination protections to senior workforce

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce’s bill expanding age discrimination protections for working seniors was signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday. “Some seniors have to keep working because of New Jersey’s high cost of living, while others just find their careers very rewarding. Either way, their...

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Rescinding business restrictions does little to help a struggling industry, says DiMaso

TRENTON, N.J. – Gov. Phil Murphy announced today that he was easing restrictions on restaurants, entertainment venues and gyms, allowing them to operate past 10 p.m. and increase capacity limits by 10 percent starting Friday. Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso welcomed the news, but was critical of Murphy’s executive orders that...

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