TRENTON –Three state senators on Monday said they’ve sued Gov. Chris Christie’s administration seeking to slam the brakes on the governor’s $300 million renovation of the historic Statehouse. The lawmakers — two Republicans and a Democrat — say the Christie administration violated the state constitution by cheating the Legislature and the public out of their say… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: May 16th, 2017 | Author: admin | Filed under: New Jersey | Tags: Chris Christie, Lawsuit, New Jersey, NJ EDA, Palace of Versailles, Sen Kip Bateman, Sen Mike Doherty, Sen Ray Lesniak, Statehouse renovations | 1 Comment »
A top Christie Administration official told the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Agency (FMERA) that they had no choice but to allocate 14 2 story living units in the Suneagles Golf Course area of the fort, located in Eatontown, for use as quarantine housing for travelers returning from West Africa who may have been exposed to Ebola, according to an official familiar with the situation who asked not to be named in this story.
Bruce Steadman, Executive Director of FMERA, and some members for the FMERA board resisted the Ebola quarantine facility being located at Fort Monmouth when they were approached by NJ Department of Human Services (DHS) Commissioner Jennifer Valez Esq. last fall. Michele Brown, then Chief Executive Officer of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority , informed Steadman that the quarantine facility was a fait accompli, according to the source.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Christie Administration, Earthquake, Ebola, FMERA, Fort Monmouth, Monmouth County | Tags: Dennis Connelly, Department of Human Services, DHS, Eatontown, Ebola, Ebola Quarantine, EDA, FMERA, Fort Monmouth, Fort Monmouth Economic Redevitalization Authority, Jennifer Velez, Michele Brown, NJ Economic Development Authority, NJ EDA | 6 Comments »
The next New Jersey Founder and Funders Event in on December 9
Havana Tropical Café, a Cuban Restaurant which was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy, was awarded a $50,000 Stronger NJ Business Grant by the Christie Administration this week, according to a release by the NJ Economic Development Authority.
The Stronger NJ Business Grant program is funded through New Jersey’s Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) allocation from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Similar to other Sandy relief grant programs, there are strict federal eligibility requirements to which the EDA and applicants must comply. To date, 374 grants have been approved totaling $18.1 million. An additional $24 million in loans have been approved by EDA through the program. This includes 11 grants in Highlands and 60 in all of Monmouth County.Art Gallagher | Filed under: EDA, Highlands, Superstorm Sandy | Tags: Havana Tropical Café, Highlands, Michele Brown, NJ Economic Development Authority, NJ EDA, Ralphy Amado, Stronger NJ Business Grant | Comments Off on Highlands Restaurant Gets $50K Stronger NJ Grant
SEASIDE PARK — Business and community leaders emerged from a private meeting with Gov. Chris Christie this afternoon relieved and impressed as the state announced it would offer $50,000 grants and $5 million in no-interest loans to each business owner…
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Jonathan Perelman, CPA | Friedman LLP A clinical-stage biopharmaceutical firm is the first beneficiary of an investment from an angel using the New Jersey Angel Investor Tax Credit program. Approved at the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (…
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