Organized philanthropy is thriving in New Jersey, enhancing human services, cultural experiences, educational opportunities, and much more. Lives are forever changed and communities permanently improved.Through the efforts of CNJG’s members,...
By Christopher Biddle, Vice President, NJBIA
Summary of Findings
New Jersey employers are deeply concerned about the near-term outlook
for the state and national economies, and they anticipate a slowdown in
economic activity at all levels, the New...
2007 was a groundbreaking year for New Jersey’s philanthropic community. Over the course of 12 months, grantmakers led the creation of a dynamic philanthropic liaison position within Newark City Hall, entered into an undertaking to build a stronger...
Summary of Findings
Amid evidence of a weakening economy,
business confidence in the State economy and
the State’s business climate has fallen to the
lowest levels since the early 1990s, the New Jersey
Business & Industry Association’s 2007...
Looking ahead to 2008, 49 percent of businesses expect overall business conditions in New Jersey to weaken in the first six months of the year, while only 13 percent expect conditions to improve. This is only marginally better than last year’s...
58 January 2009
Business Confidence Among
NJ Employers Falls to Recession Levels
By Christopher Biddle, NJBIA Vice President
The business outlook among New Jersey employers has fallen
sharply to levels not seen since the state’s two...
1 January 2010
NJ is still ‘bumping along the bottom’ of a deep recession, and businesses are not optimistic for a quick turnaround in 2010.
By Christopher Biddle
Summary of Findings
New Jersey’s recession deepened in 2009 as individual...
In partnership with the American Conference on Diversity, the Council initiated a project to strengthen board diversity in the social sector. The initiative seeks to capture and build networks of diverse professionals, businesses and community...
24 January 2011
A NEW JERSEY BUSINESS SPECIAL FEATURE
Business Activity Strengthened in 2010, but Outlook Is Mixed as Employers Struggle to Shake Off Recession By Christopher Biddle, Vice President, Communications, NJBIA
New Jersey Business &...
Founded in 2006, the Convergence Partnership is a nationwide program of funders focused on
Healthy People, Healthy Places. Core values are equity, respect, learning, and responsiveness.
In Fall 2010, under the leadership of the Council of New...
36 January 2012
Slow, Steady Gains in Sales,
Profits & Spending in 2011.
Matched by Expectations for
More of the Same in 2012.
By Christopher Biddle, Vice President
New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA)
The New Jersey Kids Count 2012 Pocket Guide documents key measures of child well-being on the county and state levels. This handy pocket guide provides a quick glimpse at trends in major indicators of child well-being. Data for additional...
NEW JERSEY BUSINESS & INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION’S 54TH ANNUAL BUSINESS OUTLOOK SURVEY
NJ Business Outlook Climbs to 5-Year High As Employers’ Confi dence in NJ Rises.
By Chris Biddle, Special to New Jersey Business magazine*
9 Great Reasons to
Expand Medicaid in NJ Now
It’s a Great Deal for New Jersey
The federal government will completely pick up the tab for the first three years before reducing
reimbursement to 90 percent on a permanent basis, resulting in New Jersey...
The Poverty Research Institute undertook this qualitative research study to determine - through 125 in-depth interviews of welfare recipients, caseworkers and county-based senior staff in welfare agencies and One-Stops - how the Work First New...
Public, noncommercial media could be an important
part of the answer toNewJersey’s need for independ-ent
news about public affairs. But achieving that goal re-quires
a radical rethinking of the state’s obsolete systemof
public television, the...
On June 11, 2009, researchers at Human Impact Partners (HIP) and the San Francisco
Department of Public Health released a Health Impact Assessment (HIA) of the Healthy
Families Act of 2009. The act is proposed federal legislation that would...