New Jersey Governor Chris Christie called for a special session of the state legislature to meet July 2 to address tax laws, the governor said in an e-mailed statement.
Johnson Controls Inc. plans to spin off its automotive-interiors business into a joint venture with China’s Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems Co., which will be the majority owner.
Adobe Systems Inc. named Jon Perera to the post of vice president of worldwide education marketing. He joins the company from Microsoft Corp., where he was general manager of its academic programs group.
ABB Ltd. is said to be near an agreement to buy Thomas & Betts Corp. for about $4 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing unidentified people familiar with the situation.
An IranAir passenger plane with 105 people on board has crashed, the Associated Press reported, citing Iranian media.
Exxon Mobil Corp. said an unknown incident caused emissions at its Beaumont, Texas, chemical plant, according to a filing with the National Response Center.
"The successful candidate here will give people in Nevada some hope that things are going to get better."
- Dan Hart on Aug 30, 2012