N.J. Chamber Train Trip to D.C. and Congressional Dinner Attracts 900, including 40 legislators,
10 Congress members, U.S. Sen. Menendez and 30 News Reporters
The 79th Annual Walk to Washington and Congressional Dinner on Feb. 25 and 26, 2016 brought to Washington a who's who of New Jersey business and government leaders. More than 900 boarded the Chamber's chartered Amtrak train, including state legislators, CEOs, small business owners, entrepreneurs, and nonprofit leaders, who walked the aisles chatting and exchanging business cards.
The coalition members who sponsored the New Jersey Business Summit in September announced today the formation of a grassroots organization called Opportunity New Jersey whose mission is to increase awareness of the impact that policies and legislative action will have on the state's economy and job growth for New Jersey citizens.
Bigger Worries are finding qualified job candidates, overly burdensome regulatory requirements and the high cost of state and local taxes
While New Jersey employers remain wary about the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, their concerns have declined markedly according to the results of the latest Baker Tilly - New Jersey Chamber of Commerce business climate survey of employers conducted between Dec. 22, 2015 and Jan. 22, 2016.
NJBIZ's List of Powerful People Includes Nine New Jersey Chamber Board Members
NJBIZ newspaper released its Power 100 list this week - a list of what the newspaper considers the most powerful people in the New Jersey business community.
Veteran New Jersey Chamber of Commerce lobbyist Michael Egenton, the organization's chief business advocate and a fixture in the halls of the New Jersey State House for the past two decades, has been promoted to executive vice president of the State Chamber.
The question lingers - can the New Jersey Legislature find solutions to the alarming lack of funding for the Transportation Trust Fund before the legislative session ends next month?
Sens. Bob Gordon and Joe Kyrillos this morning agreed that finding revenue sources to replenish the state's transportation infrastructure fund is one of the most pressing issues in Trenton, but they didn't exactly sound optimistic that it would get done before the end of the lame duck session.
Richard S. Mroz, president of the state Board of Public Utilities since 2014, discussed New Jersey's Energy Master Plan and… Read More