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2015 03 02 Amazon tmThe massive Amazon fulfillment center in Robbinsville is hiring again.

The online retail giant said in a news release that it is looking for 800 more full-time fulfillment associates at the 1 million-square-foot warehouse and distribution center. These workers pick, pack and ship customer orders, Amazon said.

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For Donald Norcross, the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce’s Walk to Washington event this week will feel a little different than it has in years past.

“After attending this event for years, it will be surreal to be seated on the other side of the table addressing attendees,” Norcross told NJBIZ. “New Jersey is home to some of our nation’s most successful businesses and organizations and each is unique in its background, concerns and viewpoints.

“I’m looking forward to meeting with them and hearing what Democrats and Republicans can do together to strengthen our state’s economy and grow jobs.”

Triple Play is a weekly NJBIZ feature that asks top executives in New Jersey to talk about three things related to their industry.

Michael Egenton is the senior vice president of government relations for the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce, representing the business community on legislative and regulatory matters in Trenton.

We asked Michael for three things in Trenton that the business community will be keeping a close eye on in the next few months:

Izod CenterThe Izod Center — the state-owned arena that has been part of the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford for more than three decades and was once the home to the New Jersey Devils and Nets — is expected to close its doors at the end of the month.

Gov ChristieNamedropping recent incentive-driven projects involving the likes of Subaru and the Philadelphia 76ers in Camden and Forbes Media in Jersey City, Gov. Chris Christie said in Tuesday's annual State of the State address that the streamlining of incentives under the Economic Opportunity Act has "better targeted them to areas of our state that need investment most."

"And the verdict is in — and the early returns from the Economic Opportunity Act show that it is working to attract and retain businesses," Christie said.

NJ Business LeadersNew Jersey businesses enter 2015 enjoying the best of times — and the worst of times.

For five years, business has had perhaps the best possible friend in the governor's office in Chris Christie, whose administration pledged to cut red tape, awarded billions of dollars in corporate tax breaks, cut business taxes and restructured the state's economic development process to make it more efficient and effective.