High taxes/high cost-of-living remains the single biggest obstacle to a full-blown economic recovery in New Jersey, say members of the State Chamber of Commerce in the Baker Tilly - New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Spring 2015 Economic Outlook Survey.
Team USA was powered by three goals from Carli Lloyd, of Delran, and by a goal from Tobin Heath, of Basking Ridge. They are two of the four New Jersey women on what some have begun calling the best women's soccer team of all time. Heather O'Reilly of East Brunswick and Christie Rampone of Point Pleasant are also on the squad.
Business leaders and legislators appeared at the State House June 22 to warn that a proposal to increase income taxes would hurt New Jersey's economy and job growth - essentially chasing high-income earners, and the taxes they pay, to more tax friendly states like Florida and Pennsylvania.
Mansue is First Nonprofit Executive to Lead the Chamber Board of Directors,
and the Second Woman in the Organization's 104-year History
Amy Mansue, president & CEO of Children's Specialized Hospital, has been named Chair of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. The move was confirmed by the Chamber Board on June 10. Mansue will serve a two-year term.
Hundreds of business leaders, legislators and state department heads packed the galleries and the outdoor pavilions of the New Jersey State Museum in Trenton on June 11 for the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce's 18th Annual Open House. It was the third consecutive year the event was held away from our Trenton offices - a result of the growing popularity of the event. As always, there was great food, drink and ample networking opportunities for everyone.
When lawmakers consider raising the state gas tax later this year, the legislation should include automatic annual increases to the tax that reflect inflation, Democratic Assemblyman John Burzichelli told a group of New Jersey Chamber of Commerce members at a roundtable breakfast in East Windsor on May 27.
The breakfast, which also featured Republican Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco, was designed to discuss the state budget and the New Jersey economy.
Richard S. Mroz, president of the state Board of Public Utilities since 2014, discussed New Jersey's Energy Master Plan and… Read More