NJ lawmakers to vote on tourism bill that could open up to 25,000 jobs
The NJ Legislature is set to vote Tuesday on a bill that would allow up to a 25,400 job opening, or 10 percent of the jobs the state currently has available.
The bill, which also would allow employers to set up in-person or online interviews, was approved by a Senate committee on Monday and is expected to pass the Assembly on Tuesday.
The measure, dubbed the NJ Tourism Jobs and Industry Development Act, would provide incentives to businesses, businesses that want to open and create jobs and job-related industries.
The legislation would also allow local governments to expand tourism.
The Assembly is expected take up the bill Wednesday.
The state is still reeling from a deadly earthquake and tsunami that devastated the northeast on March 11, 2015.