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The dinner is the highlight of the Walk to Washington, the N.J. Chamber's annual train trek to the nation's capital. The event attracts New Jersey business leaders in every industry and political leaders in every level of government, giving guests unprecedented opportunities for conversation, visibility and business networking.

"This is the kind of super-networking that helps businesses grow," said Tom Bracken, president and CEO of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce. "That is why we have been doing it for 80 years. It is New Jersey's biggest and most prestigious business event of the year."

 

2016 12 25 Christie tmGov. Chris Christie will be back in Washington on Feb. 16 -- to headline a leading New Jersey political event he skipped last year. The Republican governor is scheduled to speak that night at the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce's 80th annual "Walk to Washington."

2017 01 25 Christie tmNews of Christie’s upcoming appearance follows an announcement earlier this month that U.S. Sens. Cory Booker and Bob Menendez would also be speaking at the Feb. 16 dinner, which is part of the Chamber’s annual “Walk to Washington” event.

2017 01 24 RTL Sarlo Oroho1 tmThe recently adopted phase-out the New Jersey's estate tax will have to be vigorously defended by supporters, as it is slated to be phased out over the next two budget years, said Democratic Sen. Paul Sarlo and Republican Sen. Steve Oroho during a recent luncheon in East Windsor hosted by the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce.

The message was clear: Future lawmakers will be tempted to reverse it.

 

The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce applauds Gov. Christie for accomplishing all of the goals he set out in his 2016 State of the State address, including a tax reform package featuring the elimination of the estate tax.

2016 12 10 On the Record tHost Michael Aron talks with Tom Bracken, and Gordon MacInnes about "Dogs, Deers, and Cars". Examining repercussions of the new transportation trust fund deal, costs of the proposed State House renovations, where the state is headed and honoring the passing of a New Jersey civic leader.

2016 12 12 Comcast NewsmakersTHE WALK TO WASHINGTON IS FEB. 16 AND 17: It is 14 Amtrak train cars packed with state business and government leaders. So what happens on the train? Find out on this installment of Comcast Newsmakers.

 

Al KoeppeThe passing of Al Koeppe is a deep loss to the state, the Chamber, and me personally. Simply said, Al was one of the finest people I had ever met in my career. He always put the interest of others ahead of himself and worked diligently to make our state a better place. The importance of his contributions to the New Jersey community are immeasurable and the example he set as a leader is the standard we should all aspire to achieve.

 

 

Al KoeppeThe New Jersey business community is reacting Tuesday to news that former PSE&G President and longtime New Jersey Economic Development Authority Chairman Al Koeppe has died.

 

Al Koeppe videoAlfred C. Koeppe, business leader and champion for economic development in New Jersey's cities, is the recipient of New Jersey Future's 2016 Smart Growth Awards, Cary Edwards Leadership Award.

2016 11 28 BCBCNJ tmHealth care is moving away from a volume-focused fee-for-service model toward patient-centered primary care homes that reward providers for healthy outcomes.

If you have little idea what that means, join the club.

A new public education project is getting off the ground to try to both understand consumers’ concerns and teach them how to get the most out of the healthcare system.

2016 11 21 LSC1 tmGov. Chris Christie and the Legislature adopted positive and transformational legislation that invests $16 billion in road and mass transit upgrades over the next eight years; and reforms the state’s tax codes, including something that the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce has long fought for - the phasing out of New Jersey’s estate tax.