New Jersey Workforce Climbs Above 4 MillionNewly released figures show New Jersey reached its highest level of employment in more than six years.
Economist Chris Butler: In A Free Market, Amtrak Would Not Be Here“Clearly, in a free market, Amtrak would not be here at all, because they couldn’t make it on their own. So, what that would do is spark innovation, and someone would either figure out a way to make this work efficiently -- the transport of people by train or rail -- or it would fall by the wayside, because people prefer other modes of transportation.”
Pa. Among Top 10 States With The Worst Taxes For The Average AmericanIndiana came in 10th, and Washington was first.
Hard Rock Cafe: We'll Be Open As Long As Taj Mahal Casino IsHard Rock says the April 22 date was a precautionary warning in case the casino does not emerge from bankruptcy and has to close.
Report: Rowan University Generates More Than $1 Billion For NJThe research, which considered Rowan’s $440 million operating budget the school’s main economic driver, found that the university has an annual statewide economic impact of $1.23 billion.
Report Commissioned By Housing & Community Development Network Tracks Economic Impact Of Projects Launched In NJThe report examines more than two decades of data and finds the non-profit development groups and the projects they supported had a $12 billion dollar impact on communities throughout New Jersey.
Rich Zeoli Talks To La Salle Professor About Falling Oil PricesLa Salle University Finance professor Dr. Walter Schubert talked with Rich Zeoli on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about falling oil prices and their impact on the U.S. economy.
Philadelphia Jobs Report: With Economy Growing, Some Job Sectors Expected To Expand More Than OthersJill Schlesinger reports with the growing economy, some job sectors will experience more growth than others.
Study: Delaware's Firefly Musical Festival Responsible For $68 Million Boost To Local EconomyThe information was taken from a study released on Dec. 3rd and conducted by the Center for Applied Business and Economic Research, part of the University of Delaware.
NJ Lawmaker's Proposed Bill Would Add Struggling Atlantic City To UEZ ProgramA southern New Jersey lawmaker is proposing legislation to add Atlantic City to the state's Urban Enterprise Zone project, enabling it to charge half the state sales tax and qualify for other economic incentives.
Poll Suggests Efforts To Turn AC’s Image Around Not Working As Well As Proponents Might HopeA new poll suggests that New Jersey residents don’t have a lot of faith in efforts to turn Atlantic City’s economic situation around.
New Poll Suggests Governor Christie's Popularity Is On The DeclineThe latest Rutgers Eagleton survey would suggest Christie's not as popular as he used to be. In fact, those numbers are at their lowest levels in 3 years, according to poll director David Redlawsk.
Officials And Business Leaders In Chester Co. Team Up On 10-Year Economic Development PlanVISTA 2025 co-chair and chairman of the Chester county board of commissioners, Ryan Costello, says it’s about striking a balance between economic growth and quality of life.
Pa. Labor Force Experiences 2nd Largest Decline On RecordThe state Department of Labor and Industry reported Friday that June's labor force dropped by 28,000 to 6.4 million.
Same-Sex Marriage Could Provide Economic Boost For PhiladelphiaEyewitness News reporter Steve Patterson shows us how Philadelphia could benefit in a big way from same-sex marriage.