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This positive development means employers will pay less into the fund and will instead invest more in their businesses and in New Jersey's economic growth.

NJ Chamber Roundtable BreakfastA proposal in the Legislature to constitutionally require the state to make payments into its massively underfunded public employee pension fund would only deepen New Jersey’s fiscal problems, warned Thomas J. Healey, who coordinates the work of New Jersey’s bi-partisan Pension and Benefits Study Commission.

NJ Chamber Roundtable BreakfastThe state's impending transportation funding crisis can be solved in the next few months, and the Christie Administration will lead a push for the outright elimination of the New Jersey estate tax during its last two years in office.

These assertions were made by newly appointed Acting State Treasurer Ford M. Scudder, during an address to business leaders March 9 at a breakfast in East Windsor sponsored jointly by the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce and the New Jersey Business & Industry Association.

2016 Walk to WashingtonThe 79th Annual Walk to Washington and Congressional Dinner on Feb. 25 and 26, 2016 brought to Washington a who's who of New Jersey business and government leaders. More than 900 boarded the Chamber's chartered Amtrak train, including state legislators, CEOs, small business owners, entrepreneurs, and nonprofit leaders, who walked the aisles chatting and exchanging business cards.

Opportunity NJ Press ConferenceThe coalition members who sponsored the New Jersey Business Summit in September announced today the formation of a grassroots organization called Opportunity New Jersey whose mission is to increase awareness of the impact that policies and legislative action will have on the state’s economy and job growth for New Jersey citizens.

Bigger Worries are finding qualified job candidates, overly burdensome regulatory requirements and the high cost of state and local taxes

While New Jersey employers remain wary about the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, their concerns have declined markedly according to the results of the latest Baker Tilly - New Jersey Chamber of Commerce business climate survey.

NJBIZ's List of Powerful People Includes Nine 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.

The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce strongly applauds Gov. Chris Christie's State of the State message today, especially with regard to issues important to the business community and to everyone who wants to see New Jersey grow and prosper.

Michael Egenton, Executive Vice President, NJ Chamber of CommerceVeteran New Jersey Chamber of Commerce lobbyist Michael Egenton, the organization's chief business advocate and a fixture in the halls of the New Jersey State House for the past two decades, has been promoted to executive vice president of the State Chamber.

NJ Chamber Roundtable BreakfastThe question lingers - can the New Jersey Legislature find solutions to the alarming lack of funding for the Transportation Trust Fund before the legislative session ends next month?

Sens. Bob Gordon and Joe Kyrillos this morning agreed that finding revenue sources to replenish the state's transportation infrastructure fund is one of the most pressing issues in Trenton, but they didn't exactly sound optimistic that it would get done before the end of the lame duck session.