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- Created on Monday, 20 May 2013 18:13
- Written by MaryAnn Spoto / The Star-Ledger
New Jersey will receive between $20 billion and $25 billion of the $60 billion in federal Sandy aid, Gov. Chris Christie revealed to a crowd in Lavallette yesterday during the start of his pre-Memorial Day Shore Tour.
It was the first time since the federal funds were approved in January for New Jersey, New York and Connecticut that the governor disclosed the portion specifically allocated to New Jersey.
- Created on Thursday, 16 May 2013 05:31
- Written by Kevin McArdle / NJ101.5
New Jersey's unemployment rate continues to hover around 9 percent, higher than other states in the region, and the state also continues rank near the bottom in the nation when it comes to its business tax climate, but this isn't stopping Garden State business owners and executives from supporting Gov. Chris Christie.
- Created on Wednesday, 15 May 2013 13:39
- Written by State Street Wire Staff
Two out of three N.J. business owners will – or probably will – vote for Gov. Chris Christie.
That is one of the findings of a new poll released by the N.J. Chamber of Commerce today.
- Created on Wednesday, 15 May 2013 11:58
- Written by Mary Ann Bourbeau / NJBIZ
A survey by the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce found 66 percent of business owners and executives will likely vote to re-elect Gov. Chris Christie, and would do so no matter who the opposing candidate was. Only 9 percent said the same thing about his Democratic challenger, Barbara Buono.
- Created on Monday, 29 April 2013 13:07
- Written by Erin O'Neill / The Star-Ledger
Marking six months since Hurricane Sandy's landfall on the Jersey Shore, officials announced today that the federal government has signed off on more than $1.8 billion in aid to help residents recover from the Oct. 29 storm. New Jersey can now start doling out this first round of the state's portion of the $60 billion emergency relief package that Congress approved in January to help businesses, homeowners and renters.
- Created on Thursday, 25 April 2013 12:29
- Written by Scott Gurian / NJSpotlight
Marc Ferzan, the so-called "Storm Czar," made his first public appearance Wednesday when he told members of the New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce that he hopes to begin distributing some of $37 billion in federal aid by the summer -- possibly as early as next month.