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As I watched the Republican National Convention roll call on Monday night, I was struck by the number of times delegates displayed pride in their respective states, and talked about the prominence and prosperity in place "back home." That's in stark contrast to the stalled Transportation Trust Fund/tax fairness situation we are facing here in New Jersey.

Dr. Bonnie Bassler, whose work at Princeton University is changing the face of medicine and laying the groundwork for new antibiotics, will receive the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce's second annual Alice H. Parker Women Leaders in Innovation Award, the N.J. Chamber announced today.

It is imperative that we begin to invest in the repair and upgrades of our roads, bridges, tunnels and other infrastructure as soon as possible. This is critical to our state's economic health and to the safety of the thousands of New Jersey drives who use and depend on this infrastructure every day.

While no one likes tax increases and not all of the provisions in the TTF funding bill are optimal, the overall impact of the legislation is positive. The revenue raised by the TTF bill will be invested in repair and maintenance of our roads, bridges and tunnels, which is a critical investment for New Jersey's future.

The Web Equals or Surpasses Traditional Face-to-Face or Phone Contact for Finding New Customers

How profoundly the internet has changed the way business is conducted is clearly illustrated in the new CohnReznick - New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Spring 2016 Business Climate Survey of New Jersey business leaders released today.

Walter Brasch was elected treasurer of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce by the Board of Directors at its June 8 meeting. Brasch, who has served on the Board for six years, is partner and chief business development officer at PKF O’Connor Davies, the accounting and consulting services firm in Cranford.

First, the N.J. Chamber applauds Senate President Steve Sweeney, Sen. Steven Oroho, Sen. Paul Sarlo, Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg, Assembly Majority Leader Lou Greenwald and Sen. Joe Kyrillos for their work on this proposal and their willingness to work to find solutions to these difficult issues in an effective and bipartisan way.

2016 06 09 Open HouseBusiness leaders, legislators and state government department heads, including Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno, packed the galleries and the outdoor pavilions of the New Jersey State Museum in Trenton on June 9 for the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce's 19th Annual Open House.

2016 05 23 Booker tmbWhen Sen. Cory Booker arrived in Washington a few years ago, he was a national figure with a huge Twitter following and a personal mission to reach across the aisle to get things done. You can say he still has national credibility. When there is a U.S. Supreme Court vacancy, his name comes up. When there is talk about Hillary Clinton's running mate, his name comes up.

2016 05 18 njcc golf tmPro athletes in every sport seem to have two things in common - they love to golf and they are good at it. Former New Jersey Devils goalie Chris Terreri supported that notion by nailing a hole-in-one on Hole 13 at the New Jersey Chamber Challenge golf outing at The Bedens Brook Club in Skillman on May 16.