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Gov. Christie's report today on New Jersey's unemployment rate and private sector job growth is good news for our state. Under Gov. Christie's pro-business agenda and with the support of the Legislature, we have made progress in the past seven years.

 

2017 05 15 Golf SThe ping of driver meeting golf ball. The smell of fresh cut grass. The chirping of birds. And a beautiful golf course. This was the setting on May 15 for the 6th annual N.J. Chamber Golf Challenge, where business leaders plied their skill on 18 holes at the elegant Bedens Brook Club in Skillman.

 

NJ Chamber Breakfast RoundtableDemocratic Assemblyman Gary S. Schaer and Republican Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco pointed out the good (transportation funding and repeal of the estate tax) and the bad (the pension deficit and skyrocketing health care costs) in New Jersey's upcoming state budget. Their breakdown came during the May 16 New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Roundtable Breakfast at the National Conference Center in East Windsor.

 

2017 05 16 NJTVIt’s hard to argue against public transportation as one of New Jersey’s most pressing issues: 100-year-old tunnels and bridges in need of repair, hundreds of thousands of commuters relying on them to keep things flowing.

 

The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce on April 4 elected eight new members to its Board of Directors, and they represent a wide range of industries, services, nonprofits and advocacy organizations.

 

NJ Chamber Roundtable Breakfast with Sen. VitaleState Sen. Joe Vitale, a Democrat and a leading voice in healthcare policy in the Legislature, was the featured speaker at an April 7 New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Roundtable Breakfast.

He was straight to the point: Replacing the federal Affordable Care Act, he said, "would be a disaster for New Jersey" because it would reduce funding for Medicaid, cut health services that the state can afford, lower payments to hospitals, and push up the cost of state-funded charity care.

 

2017 03 31 Comcast NewsmakersJill Horner speaks with Michael Egenton, Executive President from the New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce, about the State Budget and Business Community.

 

NJBIZ's List of the 50 Most Powerful People in the Healthcare Industry Includes 6 New Jersey Chamber Board Members

NJBIZ newspaper released its Power 50 Health Care list this week - a list of what the newspaper considers the most powerful people in the New Jersey healthcare sector - and it features six members of the N.J. Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

 

Katie BAs a leader in workforce development throughout the state, the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Foundation constantly receives requests from school administrators and directors of community-based organizations for available internship opportunities for young adults. Unfortunately, there just aren’t enough internship opportunities to go around, and those that do exist often don’t allow the interns to roll up their sleeves and get their hands dirty in meaningful projects.

 

After analyzing the governor's proposal to tap Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey's reserves as a funding source, we have concerns that this will impact Horizon and its stakeholders negatively.

 

The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce supports the goals of lower taxes and controlled spending as enumerated every year, and this year, by Gov. Christie in his budget addresses.

 

A view from inside the NJ Chamber's Chartered train to Washington, D.C.The 80th Annual Walk to Washington and Congressional Dinner, on Feb. 16 and 17, 2017, was the biggest in a decade with nearly 1,000 of New Jersey's business and government leaders on board the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce's chartered Amtrak train to D.C.

NJTV News called it, "a gathering of eagles, the state's most powerful business and political leaders riding the rails."