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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."

 

It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Jamie Fox. It is unusual to find someone who was so respected and sought after by leaders of both parties, the trade and labor groups and the business community - but Jamie was such a person.

 

 
NJBIZ's List of Powerful People Includes 11 New Jersey Chamber Board Members

NJBIZ newspaper released its Power 100 list this week - a list of what the newspaper considers the most powerful people in the New Jersey business community. 

 

2017 02 03 Cardinal Tobin tmCardinal Joseph W. Tobin, the newly installed archbishop of Newark, said he will join the New Jersey of Chamber of Commerce’s annual “Walk to Washington” pilgrimage later this month.

 

 

I am deeply saddened by the passing of Caren Franzini. Caren was a stalwart in the area of economic development and her accomplishments over many decades had an enormous positive impact on our state's business climate.

 

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.