20 Sep: Norcross Bill To Create Jobs Through Solar Project Development Clears Senate Environment & Energy Committee

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Donald Norcross (D-Camden/Gloucester) to provide greater opportunities for the development of solar facilities in New Jersey by streamlining state rules governing the industry was approved yesterday by the Senate Environment and Energy Committee.

“This bill will create good-paying construction jobs, as well as green jobs for our residents, at a time when they are desperately needed. It will allow stalled projects to move forward so we can begin to produce more clean solar energy,” said Senator Norcross. “New Jersey has been a leader in solar production and this initiative will help to keep us on the cutting edge.”

26 Jul: Norcross Bill To Create Jobs, Spur Investment Near Urban Transit Centers Now Law

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Donald Norcross (D-Camden/Gloucester) to expand eligibility for investors to take advantage of state tax credits for mixed-use development projects located near urban transit centers was signed into law today by Governor Chris Christie.

“Expanding eligibility for tax credits under the Urban Transit Hub program will provide a greater incentive for businesses and entrepreneurs to invest in our cities, which will help to spur economic growth and create much needed private-sector jobs,” said Senator Norcross. “This program will also encourage development of the types of projects that make sense in urban areas, focusing mixed-used projects near mass transit to attract new residents, businesses and additional investors.”