Hopefully, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez had no plans to summer in Moscow this year as he's been banned from Russia.
Menendez was one of six federal lawmakers who along with a number of advisors to President Obama were banned from Russia in retaliation for U.S. economic sanctions imposed by the president. The president announced the sanctions today over what he called the "illegitimate" annexation of Crimea by the Russians.
Barnabas Health, the state's largest health care system, will launch its own health insurance plan in 2015, Chief Executive Officer Barry Ostrowsky told NJBIZ.
Ostrowsky said the seven-hospital system will partner with a yet-to-be determined insurance company to offer the program, which will be pitched to both individuals and small employers.
The plan will begin enrolling members in late 2015, Ostrowsky said. And while he said Barnabas plans to offer the program on the health exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act, he said it would not be available on the exchange until 2016.
Local minority leaders talked today about ways to get the political establishment to offer more support for black and Latino businesses.
The event was a “Unity Luncheon” at the Princeton Hyatt Regency in West Windsor and included members of the state’s African American Chamber of Commerce and the statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
The president and CEO of the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey has been chosen as the new chairman of the board of the National Black Chamber of Commerce.
John Harmon, 53, who has been with the chamber since it was founded in 2001, was selected to serve as head of the national board.
Richard S. Mroz, president of the state Board of Public Utilities since 2014, discussed New Jersey's Energy Master Plan and… Read More