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NJ Chamber Roundtable Breakfast with Sen. VitaleState Sen. Joe Vitale, a Democrat and a leading voice in healthcare policy in the Legislature, was the featured speaker at an April 7 New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Roundtable Breakfast.

He was straight to the point: Replacing the federal Affordable Care Act, he said, "would be a disaster for New Jersey" because it would reduce funding for Medicaid, cut health services that the state can afford, lower payments to hospitals, and push up the cost of state-funded charity care.

 

NJBIZ's List of the 50 Most Powerful People in the Healthcare Industry Includes 6 New Jersey Chamber Board Members

NJBIZ newspaper released its Power 50 Health Care list this week - a list of what the newspaper considers the most powerful people in the New Jersey healthcare sector - and it features six members of the N.J. Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

 

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. 

 

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."