HR 3017, which reauthorizes the federal Brownfields Program that assists localities with the environmental cleanup of properties so the land may be redeveloped, has passed the U.S. House of Representatives, 409-8. All New Jersey representatives voted Yea. The Brownfields Program has worked and must be reauthorized. Over 59,000 sites nationwide, and ...
December 6, 2017John Flores
According to Politico, the state Department of Community Affairs reported $1.373 billion in construction activity approved by local New Jersey governments. Over half of the work - $802.7 million was for residential construction, while the rest was for office, retail, and non-residential work. Of note: Jersey City authorized $58.2 million in ...
December 5, 2017John Flores
ELEC is proud to sponsor Construction Industry Career Day, May 30-31, 2017 at the NJ Convention & Expo Center. This two-day event showcases the construction industry’s educational opportunities and occupations, while providing participants with hands-on activities within many of the trades. Tuesday, May 30th from 4pm-8pm is open to the public ...
March 13, 2017John Flores
For New Jersey families struggling to make ends meet, the wages lost to extra time commuting or the cost of replacing a tire because of bad roads could mean the difference between making this month's rent and falling further behind. The average New Jersey driver pays about $2,000 extra per ...
June 7, 2016John Flores
A roundtable organized by NJ Senate Democrats and attended by state and local officials discussed the value of mass transit and its importance in the vitality of downtowns around the state. Attended by NJ Senate President Stephen Sweeney, Senator Loretta Weinberg, and others, the Trenton event brought to light the ...
November 17, 2015John Flores