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Business leaders hash out economic solutions at chamber summit

“We need to turn dialogue into action, but we need to do it in a forceful way,” the organization's president, Tom Bracken, said. “We need to do it with respect. And we need to do it with persistence, both on an individual and a collective basis. What do I mean by that? Everybody in this room needs to engage. You have to engage. And then, collectively, we can engage. That kind of engagement and that kind of unified effort is what’s going to get something done.”

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How to ‘build back better’

Gov. Phil Murphy, U.S Rep. Bill Pascrell and President Joe Biden deliver remarks at the Build Back Better event and Infrastructure deal at the NJ Transit Meadowlands Maintenance Complex in Kearny on Oct. 25, 2021.

The infusion of an estimated $8 billion for New Jersey’s highways, roads and bridges as part of the bipartisan federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act means a chance to significantly improve the “health, safety and quality of life” of the state’s residents, according to Gary Dahms, CEO of T&M Associates.

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Chamber event to examine how to reignite NJ’s economy

Atlantic City skyline with several casinos.

The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce is holding “the single largest business event in the state this year” on April 13 and 14 at the Borgata Hotel in Atlantic City, featuring panel discussions about how to reignite New Jersey’s economy, bringing experts together to explore ways to create jobs and make the state more business friendly.

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Panelists to tackle how to tame health care costs

medical personnel: nurses, doctors standing togehter

“Unfortunately, New Jersey’s small employer market is in danger, as steep declines in enrollment and rising premiums are leading employers to leave the market,” said Linda Schwimmer, president and CEO of the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute and a panelist for New Jersey Chamber’s ReNew Jersey Business Summit.

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Business groups skeptical lawmakers will address affordability in new year

Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, Gov. Phil Murphy and Senate President Stephen Sweeney at the governor's 2021 Budget Address on, Feb. 25, 2020.

“Let’s not forget that on Election Day, there was a strong message given to everybody that affordability was a big issue for New Jersey,” Tom Bracken, who heads the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce, said during a press conference hosted by his organization, the New Jersey Business & Industry Association and the New Jersey chapter of the National Federation of Independent Businesses on Dec. 14.

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