Proposal to Scan N.J. Motorists' Phones Lingers Despite Some Concerns

A gadget that would allow police to search a motorist's phone to determine whether texting and driving was involved in an accident, was not popular among NJ.com readers. Still, the gadget -- called the 'Textalyzer' -- or one like it, could see a roll out in New Jersey. Sen. Richard Codey (D-Essex) introduced a similar bill


Newark ranked 13th for tech talent among top 50 U.S. markets

 Newark moved up six places to 13th in an annual ranking of the top 50 U.S. markets for attracting and growing tech talent. The boost in the rankings is thanks in part to an average tech salary that rose to $107,000 in 2016, according to the global real estate firm CBRE. The so-called Tech…


NJ Could Get More Bang for Tax Incentive Bucks Backing Startups, Not Older Firms

New Jersey in recent years has lavished generous tax incentives on big companies like JP Morgan Chase and Subaru in an effort to bring more jobs to the state or to keep corporations from leaving. But a new evaluation of the state's sluggish economic conditions suggests taxpayers could get more return on their investments with policies…


N.J. moves to regulate growing telemedicine industry

TRENTON -- An Assembly panel Monday voted to regulate the burgeoning tele-medicine industry in New Jersey that supporters say will enable medically fragile people to remain home rather than having to travel for appointments, and save money by cutting back on unnecessary emergency room visits. Doctors and some hospitals, such as the Virtua Health ...


N.J.'s hardest-to-get-into public high schools, explained

This story is part of "N.J.'s hardest-to-get-into high schools," an NJ Advance Media special report on the rise of specialized public high schools for top students around the state. ROCKAWAY -- What is the top public high school in New Jersey? Millburn High School? Princeton? West Windsor-Plainsboro? If you guessed any of those schools or another…





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