CIANJ Honors Young Professionals for Propelling Companies to New Heights

BY LARRY BANKS, CIANJ GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS ASSOCIATE, EVENTS MANAGER THE COMMERCE AND Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) is proud to honor future leaders of New Jersey (ages 18-39) as chosen by Generation Now, CIANJ’s young profes­sionals group. These award winners are innovators and paradigm shifters from various industries who have demonstrat­ed exemplary leadership and have acted as stewards of
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Bariatric Surgery: An Option That Changes and Saves Lives

COMPILED BY MILES Z. EPSTEIN, EDITOR, COMMERCE ACCORDING TO THE CENTERS FOR Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than one-third (36.5 percent) of American adults are obese. In addition, the U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey estimates that medical care costs associated with this disease are more than $147 billion per year and rising, as obesity increases the risk
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Experts Offer Recipes for Success for the Food & Beverages Industry

COMPILED BY JOHN JOSEPH PARKER, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR GIVEN A GROWING LIST OF challenges—from an increasing minimum wage to rising food costs to changing dining paradigms—COMMERCE asked a panel of experts to discuss best practices for the food and beverages industry. Here are some strategies for success. EisnerAmper LLP By Richard R. Colloca, CPA, CMA, Partner, Co-Leader, Food and Beverage Group
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SRRA 2.0 Signed by Gov. Murphy and Passed into Law by the NJ Legislature

BY AGNES ANTONIAN, ESQ., AND CHRISTINA SARTORIO KU, ESQ., CONNELL FOLEY LLP GOVERNOR PHIL Murphy recently signed legislation amending the Site Remediation Reform Act (SRRA), the law created a decade ago to govern the remediation of contaminat­ed sites in New Jersey through the cre­ation of the Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP) program. The revi­sions, known as “SRRA 2.0,” are intend­ed
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Military Service Offers Great Training for a U.S. Armed Services or a Civilian Career

BY MARTIN DAKS, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR SINCE APRIL 2018, WHEN U.S. Army Brigadier General Jemal J. Beale was sworn in as the Adjutant General of New Jersey, he has commanded the more than 8,400 soldiers and air personnel of the New Jersey National Guard. Based out of Joint Base McGuire- Dix-Lakehurst, with additional quarters in Trenton, his responsibilities include directing, controlling
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