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GSI Analysis: April ’24 Jobs Report – Some April Showers Hit New Jersey’s Labor Market

Payrolls decline by 10,900, with March increase marked down. Job losses noted in Leisure & Hospitality and Professional & Business…

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PODCAST: Assemblyman Scharfenberger Raises Red Flags about Declining Energy and The NJ Energy Master Plan

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

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PODCAST: NJ Assemblywoman Matsikoudis on Budget Expectations, Tax Policies, and Solutions for New Jersey’s Economic Challenges

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

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RELEASE: The Garden State Initiative Caps their Annual Policy Forum by Announcing Establishment of “The Governor Thomas H. Kean Economic Leadership Award”

Governor Kean was the featured Special Guest at GSI’s annual forum in New Brunswick and delivered remarks to the crowd…

RESEARCH

Garden State Initiative Partners with Renowned Energy Policy Expert Mark P. Mills on Research Paper NJ’s Energy Master Plan

Report titled “The Aspirations and Economics of the New Jersey Energy Master Plan” headlines GSI’s Annual Policy Forum in New…

EVENT

GSI Annual Policy Forum on New Jersey’s Energy Future

A day of issue-based discussions and networking opportunities was held on May 1, 2024 at the Hyatt Regency New Brunswick,…

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PODCAST: Rowan University’s Dr. Ben Dworkin on NJ’s Budget Dance

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

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PODCAST: Overtaxing and Overspending: Budget Outlook with South Jersey Assemblyman Antwan McClellan

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

GSI Analysis: March ’24 Jobs Report – March Numbers Mixed for New Jersey Labor Market

Solid 13,800 increase in the number of jobs, with gains widespread across industries. Unemployment rate mired at 4.8% with little…

OP-EDS

Businesses will leave NJ if they face more corporate taxes — even to bail out NJ Transit

Not long after he proposed a new state budget that would retroactively increase the state’s Corporate Business Tax, Gov. Phil Murphy…

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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…

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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…

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