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Amazon Increases Education Emphasis: N.J.’s Top Corporate Employer Expands Career Choice Program
In the past decade, approximately 2,700 Amazon workers in New Jersey have taken advantage of the company’s unique Career Choice program — one in which the company pays for workers who want to advance their education, whether it be finishing up a high school equivalency, a certificate program or going to college.
New Business To fill South Jersey Food Desert City With Groceries And More
BURLINGTON CITY — A new small business will bring a grocery store and more to a major section of Burlington City, which lacks a supermarket and convenient access to healthy, fresh and affordable food.
Singleton Bill Allocating Funds For Unemployment Compensation Advances
TRENTON, NJ — The Senate Labor Committee on Monday unanimously advanced legislation sponsored by Senators Fred Madden and Troy Singleton that would allocate sufficient funds to the unemployment compensation fund from federal government assistance and halt increases in employer unemployment taxes related to benefits paid during the COVID-19 state of emergency.
N.J. Could Soon Make Sure We Won’t Have To Wait So Long To Find Out Who Wins Elections
State lawmakers are considering legislation that would allow election officials to count ballots earlier in New Jersey, months after an election where the results of many races were in limbo until after Election Day — including the contest for governor.
Municipalities Would Benefit From New Jersey Energy Fund In Senate Measure
(The Center Square) – Municipalities would benefit from the state’s “Energy Tax Receipts Property Tax Relief Fund” in a measure being considered by the New Jersey Senate.
Proposed Affordability Bills Would Give NJ Homeowners, Renters Financial Relief
SOUTH JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey is one of the most expensive places to buy or rent a home in the country. Two bills working their way through Trenton are pushing for better affordability.
Singleton Bill To Increase Veteran Employment Advances In Senate
TRENTON, NJ — In an effort to increase the employment of veterans, the Senate Military and Veterans’ Affairs Committee on Monday approved legislation sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) and Linda Greenstein (D-Mercer/Middlesex) that would expand tax credit programs.