How to Retain and Attract Businesses to New Jersey

NEW JERSEY has a lot going for it, from an enviable location to a well-developed workforce to a transportation network that con­nects it with many key centers of com­merce. But high taxes, regulatory bur­dens and other issues are hurting the state’s ability to attract and retain busi­nesses. New Jersey needs creative solu­tions and incentives to reach out to companies that—thanks
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New Jersey Scientists and Doctors are Helping Patients Fight Cancer

CANCER IS A frightening diagnosis, and a deadly disease. “It is projected that in 2018 more than 53,000 New Jerseyans will hear the message that they have cancer,” according to Brian Shott, New Jersey Government Relations director for The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. “More than 16,000 of our state’s residents will lose their lives to cancer this year.”
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Honoring New Jersey Companies That Care

MORE THAN 200 New Jersey business leaders attended the Fifth Annual Companies that Care Awards, co-presented by the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) and COMMERCE. Held at Nanina’s in the Park in Belleville, New Jersey, on March 20, 2018, the event recognized companies for their charitable and philanthropic programs that care for veterans; help children; feed the
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When Advocating for NJ Entrepreneurs and Companies, CIANJ Means Business

BY ANTHONY RUSSO PRESIDENT, CIANJ NEW JERSEY needs entrepreneurs—motivated men and women who want to bring their products or services to market. They are the foundation of economic development. They are the backbone of our economy. They use their vision and their courage to compete and win in business. At CIANJ, we delight in working with entrepreneurs because we learn
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Introducing Our Annual Salute to New Jersey Companies that Care

CARING, compassion, generosity and teamwork are a driving force for good, shared by New Jersey companies that embrace giving back to the communities they serve. In addition, these businesses have expanded their focus to include helping the hungry, the homeless, veterans, children and the elderly, and protecting the environment through sustainability projects and programs. These caring companies embody the Commerce
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