The Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee is responsible for issues that affect urban enterprise zones, state and local redevelopment projects, corporate tax incentives, and business grant programs.
Democratic Research Aide: Ben A. Graziano
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Greenwald: Christie Veto of Economic Stimulus Bill DisappointingAssembly Majority Leader Louis Greenwald (D-Camden/Burlington) on Friday released the following statement in response to Gov. Christie's conditional veto of legislation (A-3123) he sponsored to provide needed updates to the Economic Opportunity Act:
"I am disappointed to see the governor veto this critically-needed legislation. In a time where New Jersey's unemployment rate continues to lag behind much of the nation, we need to move quickly to revitalize our economy..."
35th Legislative District Announces "Economic Development Roundtable and Key Opportunities Tour"(PATERSON) - Senator Nellie Pou and Assembly members Shavonda Sumter and Benjie Wimberly will host an event for businesses and firms that will provide an overview of incentives available, suitable turnkey sites and opportunities in the City of Paterson. The "Economic Development Roundtable and Key Opportunities Tour," will be held on Wednesday, September 17th at the Hamilton Club.
The event will begin with a guided tour of strategic sites and development opportunities. Key officials, current business owners and those who have participated in the NJ Grow Program and other economic development incentives will also be in attendance. Culminating the day's activities will be a roundtable discussion on strategic economic development opportunities available in Paterson.