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PODCAST: An Unfair Tax on South Jersey

Welcome to the GSI Briefing podcast – hosted by Regina Egea, President of the Garden State Initiative. In this series, GSI traveled to…

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PODCAST: New Jersey Senate GOP Leaders Criticize Budget Proposal

Welcome to the GSI Briefing podcast – hosted by Regina Egea, President of the Garden State Initiative. As part of a special…

PRESS RELEASE

RELEASE: Audrey Lane Named President of The Garden State Initiative

Regina Egea, GSI Founder, elevated to Chairman of the Board of Directors For Immediate Release Contact: Audrey Lane (443) 803…

EVENT

GSI Annual Policy Forum on Energy: Alternatives to Power Progress

Join us on Wednesday, May 1st, for a day of issue-based discussions and networking opportunities at the Hyatt Regency New…

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PODCAST: Tom Bracken on the Consequences of NJ’s Rising Corporate Business Tax

Welcome to the GSI Briefing podcast – hosted by Regina Egea, President of the Garden State Initiative. In this series, GSI traveled…

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PODCAST: Chris Emigholz of NJBIA on Governor’s budget plan and how revisions to this plan could help get New Jersey back on track

Welcome to the GSI Briefing podcast – hosted by Regina Egea, President of the Garden State Initiative. In this series, GSI travelled…

GSI Analysis: February ’24 Jobs Report – A Bleak February for New Jersey’s Labor Market

Job count falls for the first time since July; January’s large increase cut more than half. Unemployment rate remains 4.8%…

GSI Analysis: January ’24 Jobs Report – More Mixed News on New Jersey’s Labor Market

Unemployment rate remains mired at 4.8%--one of the highest rates in the nation--with drops in both the labor force and…

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PODCAST: Sen. Michael Testa on the Impact of the Proposed Budget on South Jersey

Welcome to the GSI Briefing podcast – hosted by Regina Egea, President of the Garden State Initiative. In this series, GSI traveled…

GSI Analysis: New Jersey Unemployment Rate Revised Up – U.S. BLS Regional and State Unemployment Annual Averages Report for 2023

New data for 2023 as a whole mark up New Jersey’s average Unemployment rate from 4.0 to 4.4%. Fourth-highest rate…

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PODCAST: New Jersey’s Fiscal Cliff: Explained, with Professor Thad Calabrese

Welcome to the GSI Briefing podcast – hosted by Regina Egea, President of the Garden State Initiative. In this episode, Thad D. Calabrese…

PRESS RELEASE

RELEASE: GSI Statement on Governor Murphy’s Budget Address

Members of the Press: “After working with the business community and legislators on both sides of the aisle to reduce…

RESEARCH

Garden State Initiative Report: New Jersey on the Brink of a Fiscal Cliff

Leading think tank releases “New Jersey’s Fiscal Cliff Explained” and offers a six-point policy recommendation to lead the state back…

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PODCAST: Business Outlook 2024

Welcome to the GSI Briefing podcast – hosted by Regina Egea, President of the Garden State Initiative. In this episode, Regina is…

IN THE NEWS

NJ adds 12K jobs in December, nearly 70K total in 2023

The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development released its December 2023 jobs report Thursday, showing the state gained…

GSI Analysis: December ’23 Jobs Report – Another Mixed Month for New Jersey’s Labor Market

A solid increase in the job count of more than 12,000, but… Our unemployment rate moves up to 4.8%, more…

PRESS RELEASE

RELEASE: GSI Statement on Governor Murphy’s State of the State Address

In response to Governor Murphy's State of the State Address, GSI President Regina Egea released the following statement: "As expected,…

OP-EDS

New Jersey taxpayers cannot tolerate a $1B shortfall for NJ Transit. We deserve solutions

Regarding "NJ Transit board approves $54 million for HQ move, but still no solution for fiscal cliff," NorthJersey.com, USA TODAY…

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PODCAST: Trenton Watch: What’s in Store for ’24 with Senator Vince Polistina

Welcome to the GSI Briefing podcast – featuring guest host Audrey Lane, Policy Director of the Garden State Initiative. In…

GSI Analysis: New Jersey GDP and Income Well-Maintained; November Labor Market Looks Poor Relative to Others

State’s Q3 GDP growth in sync with the nation’s, and personal income gains highest in the Northeast. The upbeat news…

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