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- Sunday, November 16, 2014
Two days after JPMorgan Chase said it had dropped plans to build two new office towers for $6.5 billion in midtown Manhattan, reportedly because New York City refused the company's request for tax breaks, New Jersey's economic development team sprang into action.
A letter from Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, Governor Christie's jobs czar, went out to 275 financial services companies in New York and Philadelphia, touting the "benefits of investing in New Jersey."
- Wednesday, November 12, 2014
New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Cornerstone members heard an exclusive presentation Nov. 7 by Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, and participated in sit-down meetings with members of Gov. Chris Christie's cabinet and senior staff to discuss ways to improve New Jersey's economy. Topics included: Expanding the economy, growing jobs, streamlining regulations, the state budget, improving the transportation infrastructure and pension reform.
- Sunday, November 9, 2014
Each day, millions of New Jerseyans travel the state's rundown roads and drive across its crumbling bridges and trestles. They sit in traffic because streets are closed, are late for work because buses break down and spend hours stuck in terminals because there are not enough mass transit options. On June 30, 2015, less than a year from now, the state's Transportation Trust Fund (TTF) will officially run out of money to fix any of these problems. Without identifying a solution to the crisis, we are putting our safety and livelihoods at risk.
- Monday, October 27, 2014
The State's Greatest Thinkers Developed the Light Bulb and TV; Walked on the Moon; Conquered Diseases; Won Women the Right to Vote; Served in Gen. Washington's Army and Designed a Comfortable Bra
Albert Einstein, the greatest thinker of the 20th century who revolutionized the way we look at the universe, was named the top innovator in New Jersey history, in an exclusive list revealed Oct. 27, by the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce and NJBIZ newspaper. Coming in at No. 2 was Thomas A. Edison, whose countless inventions are highlighted by the light bulb, the phonograph and the motion picture camera.
- Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Cornerstone New Jersey members visited the U.S. Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Physics Lab on Sept. 17 for a behind-the-scenes tour of one of the world's leading research and development facilities for fusion technology.
- Coalition pushes to replenish state's transportation trust fund
- Gov. Christie to Present Mexican Dignitaries with N.J. Chamber's New Book Highlighting N.J. Companies
- Cornerstone New Jersey Members Meet with Gov. Christie's Advisors
- Sinatra, Streep, Berra, and Edison Are Winners in the ParenteBeard - N.J. Chamber ‘Best of New Jersey’ Survey
- Sen. Cory Booker to N.J. Chamber Cornerstone Members: A Strong U.S. Economy is Vital to Our Nation's Security
- Business Leaders Take to the State House to Warn that Tax Hikes Would Damage Economy and Job Growth
- Hundreds of New Jersey Chamber Leaders Gather at the State Museum for our 'Open House'
- NJ Chamber President Tom Bracken's commentary in NJBIZ: "Drop the millionaire's tax, and nurture the economy."
- A Gas Tax Increase Alone Won't Solve State's Transportation Fund Crisis
- Survey: Business Leaders Are Down on Obamacare, Concerned About Consumer Spending, and Don't Want Another Super Bowl in N.J.
- The Verdict on Growing Jobs in New Jersey: 'We Can't Rely on Tax Incentives Alone'
- U.S. Sen. Menendez Meets with NJ Chamber Members
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