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Will Spring Bring Uptick for NJ Economy? [AUDIO]

It is no secret the brutal winter took a toll on the economy, but business is expected to pick up now that the worst of the harsh weather is over, according to a new survey by the National Association for Business Economics.

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NJ Voters Tackle Budget Woes [AUDIO]

Having no problem admitting the state's financial situation is dismal, New Jersey voters sound off in a new poll on how to address the issue.

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NJ Bills Target Manufacturing Sector [AUDIO]

Hoping to put a spark in New Jersey's slow economic recovery, Asm. Troy Singleton plans to introduce a series of bills that could shift the state's manufacturing industry into overdrive.

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Financial Insecurity Plagues NJ [AUDIO]

Two-fifths of New Jersey households are one crisis away from going over the financial cliff, according to a national report from the Corporation for Enterprise Development.

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Sweeney Calls Economy Top Issue for 2014 [AUDIO]

What will or should be the most pressing issue for New Jersey in 2014? The top lawmaker in the legislature said this year should be all about job creation and economic growth.

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Interns: Bad for the Economy? [AUDIO]

Those still looking for employment are faced with an obstacle that keeps getting larger - the number of people willing to take on an unpaid internship, in hopes of gaining experience and landing a real position.

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Economy Picking Up Steam to End 2013 [AUDIO]

This year has been characterized by a slow yet steady economic recovery in the United States, but the pace of that trend may be quickening with less than a week left in 2013.

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NJ GOP to Dems: What About Campaign Promises? [AUDIO]

While campaigning for re-election, legislative Democrats promised to work on job creation and the economy, but top-tier Assembly Republicans say those same Democrats have since abandoned that pledge.

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Turning Around the NJ Economy [AUDIO]

With business leaders across the Garden State expressing optimism about expansion and higher profits next year, Jersey lawmakers are discussing how best to keep the positive momentum moving forward.

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Income Gap Rapidly Growing [AUDIO]

The income gap in America continues to widen between the “haves” and the “have-nots,” and according to Bankrate.com, the gap is growing at its quickest pace among folks in their prime earning years.

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