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N.J. Chamber President Bracken Urges Business Owners to Get Involved in New Effort to Promote Pro-Growth Agenda

Tom BrackenNew Jersey Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Tom Bracken urged business owners this week to personally get involved in an initiative to promote pro-growth legislation that will help expand the economy and create jobs in New Jersey.


State Treasurer Briefs N.J. Chamber Members on Proposed State budget

NJ Chamber Roundtable BreakfastState Treasurer Andrew P. Sidamon-Eristoff this morning gave New Jersey Chamber of Commerce members a briefing of Gov. Chris Christie's proposed $34.4 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year - and he touted the Christie administration's continuing efforts to reduce business taxes.


NJ Chamber's Twitter Account Named Among Top 10 in the State

Tops in the Twitterverse

NJ Spotlight this week named the Twitter account of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce (@njchamber) one of its Top 10 for keeping followers up to date on New Jersey politics and the people who are crafting policy.


The 77th Annual Walk to Washington and Congressional Dinner is Postponed

New Date Will Soon be Announced

The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce announced that the 77th annual Walk to Washington and Congressional Dinner is being postponed on the recommendation of Amtrak due to the forecast of a severe snowstorm in New Jersey and Washington D.C.


Power Players

NJBIZ's List of Powerful People in the State's Business Community
Includes N.J. Chamber President, Chairman, Both Vice Chairs, 6 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. Appearing on the list are New Jersey Chamber of Commerce President Tom Bracken, N.J. Chamber Chairman Ralph Izzo; Chamber First Vice Chairwoman Amy Mansue; Chamber Second Vice Chairman Bob Doherty; and six other members of the N.J. Chamber's Board of Directors.


N.J. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas Bracken's statement on yesterday's jobs report:

Yesterday's unemployment report shows the largest drop in unemployment that New Jersey has seen in 35 years. There could be no better economic news to close 2013 and start 2014.


Job Creation, College Affordability and Same-Sex Marriage are on the state Senate's Agenda

NJ Chamber Roundtable BreakfastWith smoke from the elections still clearing, Tim Lydon, executive director of the state Senate Democratic Office, outlined the priorities of the state Senate over the final two months of the Legislative session, during a New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Breakfast this morning.


Gov. Christie to Keynote N.J. Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner in Washington on February 13

Congressional Delegation to be honored at the N.J. Chamber's 77th Trip to D.C.

The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce announced Gov. Chris Christie will keynote its 77th annual Congressional Dinner on Thursday, February 13 at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, D.C.


MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski: Gov. Christie is not 'Too New Jersey' to be President

NJ Chamber Forum 2013Mika Brzezinski, political commentator and co-host of the influential MSNBC talk show "Morning Joe," was put on the spot during her address to an audience of New Jersey Chamber of Commerce members last week when she was asked if Gov. Chris Christie would be a serious candidate for president in 2016.

"It's looking good," she said. "It's looking really good."


Campaign Chairs for Gov. Christie and Sen. Buono Square off at Lively N.J. Chamber of Commerce Breakfast

NJ Chamber Roundtable BreakfastWhen William Palatucci and Bonnie Watson Coleman, the chairs for the Christie and Buono election campaigns respectively, joined New Jersey Chamber of Commerce members for breakfast this morning, their conversation sounded exactly how one would expect it would less than three weeks before the gubernatorial election. Lively, pointed, and sometimes tense.