TAX CREDIT DENIED FOR JERSEY SHORE SHOW

One hand giveth, the other hand taketh away. Gov. Chris Christie announced on Monday that he was vetoing a $420,000 tax credit to the Jersey Shore production company. Christie let a number of other tax credits stand including wrestling shows. Some industry officials said it was not the governor’s place to critic and pick which…

BILL TO CREATE GREEN JOBS CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS ADVANCES

Legislation to permit county colleges and vocational school districts to establish green job certification programs received final legislative approval in the Senate. Specifically, the bill (S-1648) would allow county vocational school districts and county colleges to partner with private entities to develop and establish green job certification programs. The college or vocational district would identify…