Archive for Tag: jobs

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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DePhillips bill increases angel-investor tax credit supporting tech start-ups, jobs

TRENTON, N.J. – Among the numerous bills passed by the Assembly yesterday was a key piece of legislation, sponsored by Assemblyman Christopher P. DePhillips, designed to boost emerging technology businesses in the state. “We need to do everything we can to keep innovative and growing companies in New Jersey,”...

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Bramnick: New Jersey loses 9,300 private sector jobs because we are the highest taxed state in the region

TRENTON, N.J. –The state has the worst business climate in the region. “New Jersey lost 9,300 private sector jobs last month because of tax madness,” said Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick. “The national economy achieved job growth, but our numbers haven’t been this bad since 2011.” New Jersey’s taxes...

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