New Jersey is kicking off its summer shore season. CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports 6 months after Sandy, Seaside Heights is completely rebuilt.» Read More
New Jersey is kicking off its summer shore season. CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports 6 months after Sandy, Seaside Heights is completely rebuilt.
TRENTON, N.J.-- A proposal to let voters decide whether to direct a fraction of sales tax revenues toward land preservation for the next 30 years cleared another hurdle Monday when a New Jersey Senate committee signed off on legislation to put the question on the ballot this November. The Senate panel voted 4 to 1 to advance the measure.
SAYREVILLE, N.J.-- Some 350 homeowners in the central New Jersey towns of Sayreville and South River whose properties have flooded repeatedly will be eligible to sell their homes in the first phase of a new federally funded buyback program, Gov.
New Jersey's property tax bills have been rising more slowly since Chris Christie became governor, but that does not mean slow growth for what many homeowners actually have to pay, according to new data released by the state.
*Advertising tactics turn some groups against Facebook. *Musk and David Sacks removed from donor list on website.
The advocacy group created by Mark Zuckerberg and others to push for immigration reform has bankrolled TV ads endorsing some conservative stands, prompting an outcry from liberals.
By Sharon Begley and Ransdell Pierson. May 7- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's choice of gastric banding has prompted questions about why he opted for a weight-loss procedure less favored by bariatric surgeons and patients.
By Hilary Russ and Edward Krudy. NEW YORK, May 5- Joseph Szczesny's modest Staten Island home was inundated when Superstorm Sandy slammed into the U.S. East Coast in October. Szczesny and nearly all of his neighbors have volunteered to sell their homes to New York State under a $400 million program spearheaded by Governor Andrew Cuomo.
NEW YORK, May 5- Joseph Szczesny's modest Staten Island home was inundated when Superstorm Sandy slammed into the U.S. East Coast in October. Szczesny and nearly all of his neighbors have volunteered to sell their homes to New York State under a $400 million program spearheaded by Governor Andrew Cuomo.
WASHINGTON, May 2- As they finalize budgets for the next fiscal year, many states are sending a message to the U.S. government about the effects of spending cuts known as sequestration on federally funded projects: You're on your own.
April 19- Unemployment rates dropped in most U.S. states in March from the year before, including California where joblessness fell to a four-year low, as the recovery picked up in places hit hard by the housing downturn.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 11- Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said the U.S. needs to fix a "strange" immigration policy that prevents promising but undocumented students from contributing to the country's future and doesn't provide enough visas for foreign workers with advanced skills.
*Sandy cut $7 billion from Ocean County's property tax base. BARNEGAT, N.J., April 11- Philip Checchia's home in Barnegat, New Jersey, escaped undamaged from Hurricane Sandy in October, but the 67- year-old is bracing for a different kind of storm damage- higher property taxes. The storm carved $7 billion out of the total value of the county's taxable property.
AVON-BY-THE-SEA, N.J., March 27- As the spring sun glinted off the Atlantic Ocean at the tiny resort town of Avon-by-the-Sea, a small brown and white dog raced gleefully down the empty beach.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports New Jersey's Governor Chris Christie signed a bill that legalizes online gambling in the state.
*Fed chief reaffirms support for easy monetary policy. NEW YORK, Feb 27- Wall Street rose on Wednesday as Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke reaffirmed his support of the Fed's stimulus policy, the latest U.S. earnings showed strength and an Italian bond auction drew ample demand, reassuring investors.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports New Jersey is now becoming the third state in the nation to offer online betting.
*Italy bonds, European stocks up after Italy bond auction. NEW YORK, Feb 27- Wall Street opened little changed as investors awaited a second round of testimony in Congress by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke for clarity on the longevity of the Fed's economic stimulus program.
Feb 27- The legalization of online gambling in New Jersey sent shares of Caesars Entertainment Corp and Boyd Gaming Corp higher, on expectations that this will revive business in Atlantic City, the second-biggest U.S. gaming destination.
The White House issued more dire warnings about the harm the cuts will do to Americans, breaking down the loss of jobs and services to each of the states.