When Trump won the election, photographer Brian Rose made straight for the gambling town – to show the reality behind his billionaire boasts. The broken city he captured speaks volumes about today’s AmericaWhen Donald Trump opened the towering Trump Ta…Read more
New Jersey just banned businesses from not accepting cash. But this is not a legal issue – it’s about customer serviceThis week, the state of New Jersey passed a law banning businesses – with the exception of parking lots, car rental companies and a fe…Read more
Report details dangerous and unstable work conditions in dozens of warehouse distribution centers for Amazon and other retailersA coalition of labor advocacy groups is pushing New Jersey to enforce a “code of conduct” for warehouse workers at Amazon an…Read more
Twenty US cities are vying a $5bn investment and 50,000 jobs, so are the movements of the CEO’s aircraft, N-271DV, the key to HQ2?The tail number of Jeff Bezos’ $75m, 18-seat Gulfstream G650ER jet may provide the best clue yet of Amazon’s choice for a …Read more
Plans to open second headquarters, dubbed HQ2, spark bidding frenzyOpen letter demands Amazon be transparent about tax breaks it receivesAs US cities throw billions in tax breaks and build war rooms to strategize on how best to lure Amazon to their cit…Read more
Republican senator Mike Lee and New Jersey Democrat Cory Booker’s proposed law would require agricultural marketing programs to make budgets public
A new bill proposing restrictions on lucrative and controversial government-backed farm promotion programs is expected to be introduced by Utah Republican senator Mike Lee and New Jersey Democrat Cory Booker on Thursday.
The move would affect the American Egg Board, the body revealed by the Guardian last year to have used its funds to wage a massive and secret campaign against Hampton Creek, a startup selling egg-free mayonnaise.Read more
DOJ sues to prevent airline from acquiring additional flight slots that would give it 73% of all slots in New Jersey’s Newark Liberty international airport
The US Justice Department has sued to prevent United Airlines from acquiring an additional 24 flight slots at Newark Liberty international airport, in a move that could potentially endanger the airline’s expansion plans.
The lawsuit filed on Tuesday claims that both United and Delta, which currently owns the slots, violated US antitrust laws – Delta by attempting to sell the slots, and United by trying to buy them to “maintain and enhance its monopoly position at Newark”.Read more
Comedian James McNair killed after Walmart truck rear-ended carMorgan and two others seriously injured in 7 June crash in New Jersey Continue reading…Read more