Can New Jersey Make Net Neutrality the Law for the Garden State?

An Assembly panel on Monday moved a package of legislation designed to ensure New Jerseyans continue to get all internet content without discrimination or extra charges. Net neutrality - the idea that all content transmitted over the internet should be treated equally without imposing different charges on specific users, applications, or content - has been a....

State Still Not Sold on Smart Metering for Utility Customers

The state is still having a lot of trouble making a decision about smart meters and whether they would benefit millions of utility customers. Poised to order state officials to require utilities to install smart meters at customers' homes, lawmakers tabled a bill this week to allow an agency to study how well a modest program…

IT Centralization Review Among New Jersey Committee's Recommendations for New Governor

Members of the New Jersey Government Technology and Innovation Transition Advisory Committee found state infrastructure "outdated" but offered numerous ways to upgrade it and improve innovation.

Startups, Incubators, Accelerators: Thinking Big About Small Business

Huge tax incentives that were the hallmark of New Jersey's last gubernatorial administration have certainly not disappeared - as evidenced by the $5 billion that's been offered to Amazon to lure the mega-retailer to Newark. But now state officials are considering another approach to economic development, nurturing startup companies at the other end of the business…

Would a Tech Upgrade Make New Jersey Government More User-Friendly?

An app that would let New Jerseyans access state government services easily, a student loan forgiveness program for tech-related careers, and high-speed internet access throughout the state are just part of the future that a gubernatorial transition committee envisions for New Jersey. The Government Technology and Innovations Transition Advisory Committee report to Gov. Phil Murphy makes…

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