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2015 06 22 Tax press conference NJBIZBusiness groups and Republican legislative leaders held a joint news conference Monday to speak out in opposition to a proposal put forth by state Democrats that would increase taxes on New Jersey residents earning more than $1 million in annual income.

2015 06 18 Comcast NewsmakersVIDEO: Comcast Newsmakers' Jill Horner speaks with NJ Chamber Senior Vice-President Michael Egenton about the South Jersey Pipeline Project. 

20152 06 10 Foodspace1 tmJunior's might make the quintessential New York cheesecake, but its owner, Alan Rosen, has quickly learned that baking it in suburban New Jersey is much easier.

For Mr. Rosen, trading his 20,000-square-foot bakery in Maspeth, Queens, for a 103,000-square-foot facility in Burlington, N.J., has been akin to giving up a cramped city apartment for a mansion in the country. Even the adage about getting more for your money has proved true: Junior's paid $3.8 million for the sprawling property, about the price of a three-bedroom apartment in Manhattan.

Mark Grier, Prudential Financial vice chairman and NJ Chamber board member Mark B. Grier, vice chairman with Prudential Financial and NJ Chamber board member, today spoke in support of Common Core State Standards and the controversial PARCC Statewide Exams that were implemented in the state's schools this year. Grier said the standards will help students emerge from high school better prepared for college and careers, and will give New Jersey a more skilled workforce.

2015 03 31 Minimum WageWatch Steven Pressman, an economics professor at MU and Michael Egenton, Senior VP of NJ Chamber of Commerce to talk about minimum wage on Another Thing with Larry Mendte.

2015 03 25 Chris Christie"There's an economic war going on out there," Michael Egenton, senior vice president of the statewide chamber group, told the state Assembly Budget Committee during its all-day public hearing today at the Statehouse that drew more than 75 people with thoughts about Gov. Chris Christie's proposed $33.8 billion budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1.