NJBIA Editorials

Here you can read opinion pieces published in New Jersey Business Magazine and other news publications.

October 2014

Celebrating Excellence in Business
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Acting President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, October 2014

Helping NJ's Small Businesses
by Andrew Musick, NJBIA Director of Policy & Research
New Jersey Business Magazine, October 2014

September 2014

Meeting the Innovation Challenge
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Acting President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, September 2014

NJ's Economy Needs Predictability in Policymaking
by David Brogan, NJBIA First Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, September 2014

August 2014

New Fight over Old Tax Issues
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Acting President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, August 2014

Fighting New Jersey Manufacturing Myths with Innovation
by Tyler Seville, NJBIA Associate Director of Policy & Research
New Jersey Business Magazine, August 2014

July 2014

Employers Educating Students for Tomorrow
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Acting President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, July 2014

Can NJBIA Members Afford To Drop Health Coverage?
by Christine Stearns, NJBIA Vice President for Health Affairs
New Jersey Business Magazine, July 2014

June 2014

Closing NJ's Employability Skills Gap
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Acting President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, June 2014

Building Bridges for Innovation in New Jersey
by Sara Bluhm, NJBIA Assistant Vice President for Environment & Energy Policy
New Jersey Business Magazine, June 2014

May 2014

Made in NJ Still Going Strong
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Acting President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, May 2014

Paid Sick Leave: The Wrong Medicine for Workers
by Stefanie Riehl, NJBIA Assistant Vice President for Employment & Labor Policy
New Jersey Business Magazine, May 2014

April 2014

A New Partnership for Vo-Tech Education
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Acting President
New Jersey Business Magazine, April 2014

March 2014

Accomplishments of the Last Session
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, March 2014

Preparing Students for Today's Workplace
by Andrew Musick, NJBIA Director of Policy & Research
New Jersey Business Magazine, March 2014

February 2014

A Good Business Climate is Essential to a Strong Economy
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, February 2014

To Compete, NJ Needs to Cut Business Taxes
by David Brogan, NJBIA First Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, February 2014

January 2014

Business Outlook Survey Shows Economic Momentum
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, January 2014

Preparing for the Jobs of the Future
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Senior Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, January 2014

December 2013

What the Election Means for Business
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, December 2013

Costs Rising from Federal Health Insurance Reform
by Christine Stearns, NJBIA Vice President for Health Affairs
New Jersey Business Magazine, December 2013

November 2013

Government Shutdown Highlights Dysfunctional Government
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, November 2013

Matching Job Skills with Job Opportunities
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Senior Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, November 2013

NJ Businesses Can't Afford Mandated Sick Leave
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President 
South Jersey Times, November 10, 2013

October 2013

Recognizing Businesses Contributions to NJ
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, October 2013

Manufacturing Growth Tied to Filling Skills Gap
by Frank Robinson, NJBIA First Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, October 2013

September 2013

Business Incentives a Boost to NJ's Economic Vitality
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, September 2013

The Finer Points of NJ’s Minimum Wage Ballot Question
by Stefanie Riehl, NJBIA Assistant Vice President for Employment & Labor Policy
New Jersey Business Magazine, September 2013

August 2013

NJ’s Next US Senator Must Focus on Economy, Bipartisanship
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, August 2013

University Restructuring to Benefit NJ’s Economy
by Andrew Musick, NJBIA Director of Policy and Research
New Jersey Business Magazine, August 2013

July 2013

NJ’s Business Climate Improving, But There’s More to Do
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, July 2013

Career and Technical Education Provides Pathways to Prosperity
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Senior Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, July 2013

June 2013

NJM Insurance: Celebrating a Century of Service
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, June 2013

Economic Opportunity Act: A Necessary Tool for NJ
by David Brogan, NJBIA First Vice President of Taxation & Economic Development
New Jersey Business Magazine, June 2013

If Hotel Goes Dark, Prospects Dim for Trenton
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
The Times of Trenton, Letter to the Editor, June 4, 2013

May 2013

A Resilient Jersey Shore Will Be Ready for Business
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, May 2013

Innovation a Key to Future Economic Growth
by Sara Bluhm, NJBIA Vice President of Energy & Environmental Affairs
New Jersey Business Magazine, May 2013

April 2013

Highlighting Manufacturing at the State House
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, April 2013

Bringing Business and Government Together
by Frank Robinson, NJBIA First Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, April 2013

March 2013

Getting Ready for Federal Healthcare Reform
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, March 2013

Repeal the Health Insurance Tax
by Christine Stearns, NJBIA Vice President for Health Affairs
New Jersey Business Magazine, March 2013

February 2013

Keep Minimum Wage Out of the Constitution
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, February 2013

Tax and Rule Changes Greet Business in 2013
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Senior Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, February 2013

January 2013

Helping Businesses Rebuild after Sandy
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, January 2013

After Sandy, Small Businesses Will Be Critical to Successful Recovery
by David Brogan, NJBIA First Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, January 2013

December 2012

Celebrating 100 Years with NJM Insurance Group
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, December 2012

Like a Bad Penny, Proposed Minimum Wage Hike Turns up Again
by Stefanie Riehl, NJBIA Assistant Vice President for Employment & Labor Policy
New Jersey Business Magazine, December 2012

November 2012

Turning to Workplace Wellness to Cut Healthcare Costs
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, November 2012

Creating a Vision for a Better New Jersey
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Senior Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, November 2012

October 2012

NJBIA's 2012 Awards for Excellence Winners Really Shine
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, October 2012

Vote Yes on Higher Education Bond Issue
by Andrew Musick, NJBIA Director of Policy and Research
New Jersey Business Magazine, October 2012

September 2012

It’s Shaping Up To Be a Busy Fall in the Statehouse
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, September 2012

Tax Talk in Trenton Is Encouraging
by David Brogan, NJBIA First Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, September 2012 

August 2012

State Budget Includes $347 Million in Business Tax Reductions
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, August 2012

Did U Know What NJBIA’s Government Affairs Team Can Do for You?
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Senior Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, August 2012 

July 2012

Survey: NJ CEOs Feeling More Positive about New Jersey
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, July 2012

How Sustainability Makes Good Business Sense
by Sara Bluhm, NJBIA Vice President of Energy & Environmental Affairs
New Jersey Business Magazine, July 2012 

June 2012

Our 2012 ‘New Good Neighbors’ Are Winners in Every Respect
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, June 2012

NJ Laws & Regulations: New Resources for Your Business
by Christopher Biddle, NJBIA Vice President of Communications
New Jersey Business Magazine, June 2012 

May 2012

Highlighting Manufacturing at the State House
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, May 2012

A Change in Direction on Taxes
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Senior Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, May 2012 

April 2012

Our State Healthcare Exchange Should Preserve Choice
by Christine Stearns, NJBIA Vice President for Health Affairs
New Jersey Business Magazine, April 2012 

March 2012

Hiking NJ Minimum Wage Brings Unintended Consequences
by Stefanie Riehl, NJBIA Assistant Vice President for Employment & Labor Policy
Times of Trenton, March 24, 2012

Tackling New Jersey's High Income Tax Rate
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, March 2012

Minimum Wage Increase: Wrong Medicine for an Ailing State Economy
by Stefanie Riehl, NJBIA Assistant Vice President for Employment & Labor Policy
New Jersey Business Magazine, March 2012

February 2012

Preparing Students for the Modern Workplace
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Senior Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, February 2012

January 2012

Business Outlook Survey Gives Insight into NJ's Economy
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, January 2012

Check Out NJBIA's New Website!
by Christopher Biddle, NJBIA Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, January 2012

December 2011

Getting Down to Business on Education Reform
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, December 2011

Employers Beware: Worker Misclassification
by Stefanie Riehl, NJBIA Assistant Vice President for Employment & Labor Policy
New Jersey Business Magazine, December 2011

November 2011

We've Bounced off the Bottom, But Outlook Is Uncertain
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, November 2011

Employers Continue to Face Rising Health Insurance Costs
by Christine Stearns, NJBIA Vice President for Health Affairs
New Jersey Business Magazine, November 2011


October 2011


NJBIA Awards Highlight the Good News About Business
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, October 2011

NJ's Regulatory Reform Efforts Producing Results
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Senior Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, October 2011

September 2011

NJBIA Employee Training Program Is a Great Success
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, September 2011

Driving Down the Cost of Electricity in New Jersey
by Sara Bluhm, NJBIA Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, September 2011

August 2011 

Reforms Take Control of Runaway Government Benefits
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, August 2011

State ELC Dinner Features Governor Chris Christie
by Frank Robinston, NJBIA First Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, August 2011

Bold Changes in NJ's Education System are Necessary
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
The Trenton Times, August 18, 2011

July 2011

NJ CEOs Feeling Better About NJ Economy
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, July 2011

Making Innovation Work for NJ Businesses
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Senior Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, July 2011

June 2011

A Big Boost for NJ's Tax Climate
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, June 2011
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May 2011

Manufacturing is Alive and Well in NJ
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, May 2011

DEP Public Access Rule: Common Sense Finally Prevails
by David Brogan, NJBIA Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, May 2011

April 2011

A New Budget and a New Direction
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, April 2011

March 2011

Huge UI Tax Increase Must Be Avoided Again

by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, March 2011

More Change Coming in 2011
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Senior Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, March 2011

February 2011

A New Attitude on Business Taxes
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, February 2011

December 2010

We've Bounced off the Bottom, But Outlook Is Uncertain
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, December 2010

Employers Continue to Face Rising Health Insurance Costs
by Christine Stearns, NJBIA Vice President for Health Affairs
New Jersey Business Magazine, December 2010

November 2010

'Tool Kit' Reforms Will Boost NJ Businesses
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
The Star Ledger, November 19, 2010

September 2010

Beginning the Next 100 Years at NJBIA
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, September 2010

Why New Jersey Needs NJBIA
by Anthony M. Stonis, NJBIA Chairman
New Jersey Business Magazine, September 2010

August 2010

The Most Probusiness Budget in a Decade
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, August 2010

Common Sense Comes to Trenton
by David Brogan, NJBIA Vice President of Environmental Policy
New Jersey Business Magazine, August 2010

July 2010

Change Takes Hold in Trenton
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, July 2010

A Vision for Economic Growth
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Senior Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, July 2010

June 2010

New Good Neighbor Winners Deliver Despite the Recession
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, June 2010

Workplace Privacy: Technology Presents New Challenges for Employers
by Dominick DiRocco, NJBIA Assistant Vice President of Employment & Labor Policy 
New Jersey Business Magazine, June 2010

May 2010

Finally, a Governor Cutting Spending Rather Than Raising Taxes
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, May 2010

Manufacturers Tell Their Story at the State House
by Christopher Emigholz, NJBIA Director of Education Policy
New Jersey Business Magazine, May 2010

April 2010

Employers Speak Out at Trenton Hearing
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, April 2010

March 2010

Reform Takes Center Stage in Trenton
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, March 2010

A Greater Sense of Urgency in Education Reform
by Christopher Emigholz, NJBIA Director of Education Policy
New Jersey Business Magazine, March 2010

February 2010

Getting Off the Budget Merry-Go-Round
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, February 2010

Regulations Driving Business from NJ
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
The Star Ledger, February 10, 2010

January 2010

Fixing NJ: Another Tough Case for Christie
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, January 2010

NJBIA Members Have Their Say
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Senior Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, January 2010

December 2009

NJBIA Survey: Don't Expect a Big Economic Comeback in 2010
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, December 2009

An Agenda for Changing Attitudes
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Senior Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, December 2009

November 2009

Tax Foundation Rankings Show Need for Bold Action
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, November 2009

A Full Plate of Business Issues in Lame Duck
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Senior Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, November 2009

October 2009

Help Us Celebrate the Many Good Things Businesses Do
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, October 2009

Employee Training to Help Your Business Succeed
by Christopher Emigholz, NJBIA Director of Education Policy
New Jersey Business Magazine, October 2009

September 2009

Economic Climate: New Jersey's Next Steps
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, September 2009

Take Advantage of Energy Programs Now
by Sara Bluhm, NJBIA Assistant Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, September 2009

August 2009

Economy Takes Stage in Gov's Race
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, August 2009

Economic Development Programs Get a Makeover
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Senior Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, August 2009

July 2009

Workforce Training is Done Right in NJ
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, July 2009

So You Want to Be Governor of New Jersey?
by Arthur Maurice, NJBIA First Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, July 2009

June 2009

New Strategies for Surviving the Recession
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, June 2009

Health Insurance Reform: Is Help Coming at Last?
by Christine Stearns, NJBIA Vice President for Health Affairs
New Jersey Business Magazine, June 2009

May 2009

NJ Business Climate Still in Critical Condition
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, May 2009

Employer Legislative Committees Celebrate 50 Years
by Frank Robinson, NJBIA First Vice President for Grassroots Affairs
New Jersey Business Magazine, May 2009

April 2009

New Good Neighbor Award Employers Bucking the Recession
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, April 2009

Coping with Higher Electricity Costs
by Sara Bluhm, NJBIA Assistant Vice President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, April 2009

March 2009

NJ Must Avert $700-Million Tax Hike on Employers
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, March 2009

New Jersey's DEP Commisioner Becomes EPA Administrator
by David Brogan, NJBIA Vice President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, March 2009

February 2009

Community Colleges: The Road to Economic Recovery
by Philip Kirschner & Ronald Winthers
Asbury Park Press Web Extra, February 28, 2009

NJBIA Offers Practical Help to Survive Troubled Times
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, February 2009

Spending Cuts Key to the Economy
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Senior Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, February 2009

January 2009

Survey: Recession Hits NJ Businesses Early and Hard
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, January 2009

Nothing Typical About the 2008 Legislative Session
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Senior Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, January 2009

December 2008

Governor & Legislature's Economic-Relief Plan Strikes Right Notes for NJ
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, December 2008

DEP Waterfront Rule: Public Access or Business Tax?
by David Brogan, NJBIA Vice President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, December 2008

November 2008

Recession Certainly Makes Pro-Jobs Agenda a Priority
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, November 2008

Inexpensive Ways Your Company Can Save on Energy
by Sara Bluhm, NJBIA Assistant Vice President of Energy & Federal Issues
New Jersey Business Magazine, November 2008

October 2008

To Fix Economy, NJ Must Make Business a Partner
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, October 2008

Positive Solutions for NJ's Business Climate
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Senior Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, October 2008

September 2008

Weakening NJ Economy Forecast by NJBIA Survey
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, September 2008

Step Up and Speak Out
by Frank Robinson, NJBIA First Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, September 2008

August 2008

Jersey Must Stop Snubbing Business
By Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
Star-Ledger Opinion, August 18, 2008

Skills Training a Home Run for Member Companies
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, August 2008

Fiscal Responsibility Sweeps Trenton
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Senior Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, August 2008

July 2008

NJBIA Member Benefits Save Time and Money
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, July 2008

Incentives, Not Mandates, Keep the Green Movement Going
by Sara Bluhm, NJBIA Assistant Vice President of Energy & Federal Issues
New Jersey Business Magazine, July 2008

June 2008

Small Businesses Hardest Hit by Soaring Health Costs, Up 100 Percent in Six Years
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, June 2008

NJ Unemployment Trust Fund Almost Broke from Diversions
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Senior Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, June 2008

May 2008

NJ Finally Starts to Combat its Free Spending Ways
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, May 2008

Universal Health Coverage: What is Missing from Debate?
by Christine Stearns, NJBIA Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, May 2008

April 2008

As Employment Growth Sinks, Lawmakers Vote on Paid Leave
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, April 2008

Unchain the NJ Economy
by Arthur Maurice, NJBIA First Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, April 2008

March 2008

Family Leave Bill Threatens Economy
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
The Star Ledger, March 16, 2008

2008 Labor Outlook with Recession on the Horizon
by John Rogers, NJBIA Vice President of Human Resource Issues
New Jersey Business Magazine, March 2008

February 2008

NJBIA Members Have Their Say
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, February 2008

Business Needs a Balance in School Funding Formula
by Christopher Emigholz, NJBIA Director of Education Policy 
New Jersey Business Magazine, February 2008

January 2008

2008 Survey: Biggest Threat to NJ is Cooling Business Climate
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, January 2008

2008: A Perfect Time for the State to Change Direction
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Senior Vice President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, January 2008

December 2007

High Cost of Doing Business Overshadows Outlook in NJ
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, December 2007

An Open Letter to the State Legislature and the Governor
by Arthur Maurice, NJBIA First Vice President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, December 2007

November 2007

Paid Leave & Benefit Mandate a Real Threat in 'Lame Duck'
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, November 2007

NJ Global Warming Policy Ignores Impact on Economy
by Sara Bluhm, NJBIA Assistant Vice President of Energy & Federal Issues 
New Jersey Business Magazine, November 2007

October 2007

You Are the First to Know with NJBIA Publications
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, October 2007

NJ High Court Decision Gives More Protection to Business
by David Brogan, NJBIA Vice President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, October 2007

September 2007

These New Neighbors Good for NJ Economy
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, September 2007

It's Our Job to Keep Your Business in the Know
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Senior Vice President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, September 2007

August 2007

$1.88 Million Training Program is Newest Education Benefit
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, August 2007

Many Training Options are Available to NJ Manufacturers
by Christopher Emigholz, NJBIA Director of Education Policy 
New Jersey Business Magazine, August 2007

July 2007

Trenton Fiddles With Mandates as State Economy Weakens
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, July 2007

NJ Would Be Second State in Nation With Paid Leave Law
by John Rogers, NJBIA Vice President of Human Resource Issues 
New Jersey Business Magazine, July 2007

June 2007

NJBIA Continues to Press for Manufacturing Renewal in NJ
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Senior Vice President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, June 2007

May 2007

State House Event Show Gov., Legislators What's 'Made in NJ'
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, May 2007

Affordability is Key to Health Insurance Reform
by Christine Stearns, NJBIA Vice President of Health & Legal Affairs 
New Jersey Business Magazine, May 2007

April 2007

Businesses Deliver Powerful Message to Legislators
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, April 2007

Getting Employers into Member Grassroots Lobbying
by Frank Robinson, NJBIA Vice President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, April 2007

March 2007

New Member Resource Center Can Help Your Company
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, March 2007

Energy Master Plan Changes Will Impact Your Company
by Sara Bluhm, NJBIA Assistant Vice President of Energy & Federal Affairs 
New Jersey Business Magazine, March 2007

February 2007

Property Tax Reform Rates an 'Incomplete'
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, February 2007

Our Poor Business Climate: Does Trenton Understand?
by Arthur Maurice, NJBIA First Vice President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, February 2007

January 2007

Survey Shows Further Erosion of Business Confidence in NJ
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, January 2007

Get Plugged in with NJBIA's New Online Issue Networks
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Senior Vice President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, January 2007

December 2006

Pro-Growth Policies a Must in Face of Slow Job Growth
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, December 2006

BRAVO for Property Tax Reform Session... BUT...!
by Christopher Emigholz, NJBIA Director of Education Policy 
New Jersey Business Magazine, December 2006

November 2006

Six Very Good Reasons for Being an NJBIA Member
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, November 2006

NJBIA is Helping You Comply with DEP Rules
by David Brogan, NJBIA Vice President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, November 2006

October 2006

Higher Property Tax Rates for Business is NOT Real Reform
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, October 2006

Business Confronts A Broad Legislative Agenda
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Senior Vice President 
New Jersey Business Magazine, October 2006

September 2006

Cutting Government Spending Key to Property Tax Reform
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, September 2006

Coming This Fall: Costly New Workplace Mandates
by John Rogers, NJBIA Vice President of Human Resource Issues 
New Jersey Business Magazine, September 2006

August 2006

This Year's State Budget is Only First Step Toward Fiscal Sanity
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, August 2006

A New Way to Stay Informed and Get Involved
by Frank Robinson, NJBIA Vice President and Executive Director of ELCs 
New Jersey Business Magazine, August 2006

July 2006

Business's Healthcare Dilemma is Policy Makers' Opportunity
by Christine Stearns, NJBIA Vice President
Asbury Park Press, July 30, 2006

Healthcare Tax Will Not Solve NJ's Health Insurance Woes
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, July 2006

An Aggressive Agenda to Subdue Soaring Energy Prices
by Sara Bluhm, NJBIA Assistant Vice President of Energy & Federal Affairs 
New Jersey Business Magazine, July 2006

June 2006

Faltering NJ Economy Fails to Live Up to Its Promise
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, June 2006

True Partnerships Help Businesses and Schools
by Christopher Emigholz, NJBIA Director of Education Policy 
New Jersey Business Magazine, June 2006

May 2006

Gov.'s Budget Is a Good Start, But More Work Needs to Be Done
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, May 2006

Manufacturers Still Competing Nationally, Internationally
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Senior Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, May 2006

April 2006

Too Many Antibusiness Bills Threaten Weak Economy
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, April 2006

NJBIA Forms Coalition to Stop the Healthcare Tax
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Senior Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, April 2006

March 2006

Six Things the Governor Can Do to Put NJ on the Right Track
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, March 2006

A Plan for the New Administration
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Senior Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, March 2006

Local Spending Must be Cut to Control State Expenditures
by Arthur Maurice, NJBIA First Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, March 2006

February 2006

Governor Jon Corzine, Business Friendly Democrat?
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Senior Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, February 2006

January 2006

Change the Tax System to Grow the Economy
by Melanie Willoughby, NJBIA Senior Vice President
New Jersey Business Magazine, January 2006

Corzine Must Address Negative Views of Business Climate
by Philip Kirschner, NJBIA President
New Jersey Business Magazine, January 2006