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NJ Chamber to Honor Lt. Governor Guadagno and Other Leaders on October 14

NJ Chamber of Commerce LogoTrenton, NJ, October 13, 2015 ― The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce will honor four state legislators with its biannual Legislators of the Year Award, and also will honor Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno, Labor Department Commissioner Harold J. Wirths and PNC Bank Regional President Linda Bowden with its Business Advocates of the Year.

All seven recipients are being honored by the State Chamber for their work advancing New Jersey as a more business friendly state and as a great place to live and work.

The seven honorees will be recognized at the State Chamber’s biannual Legislative Awards Reception on October 14 at the New Jersey Center of Excellence at Bridgewater beginning at 6 p.m.

The four winners of the Legislative Awards are:

  • Sen. Jeff Van Drew (D-1 / Atlantic, Cape May and Cumberland Counties)
  • Sen. Kevin J. O’Toole (R-40 / Bergen, Essex, Morris and Passaic Counties)
  • Assemblyman Gary Schaer (D-36 / Bergen and Passaic Counties)
  • Assemblywoman Caroline Casagrande (R-11 / Monmouth County)

The Chamber selected these lawmakers based on their voting records, bill sponsorships, committee votes and their overall history of supporting economic growth.

The three winners of the State Chamber’s Business Advocacy Awards are:

  • Kim Guadagno, Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of State
  • Harold J. Wirths, Commissioner, N.J. Department of Labor and Workforce Development
  • Linda Bowden, New Jersey Regional President, PNC Bank

“The honorees were selected because each has taken substantive action to improve the state’s economic climate and make sure New Jersey takes full advantage of its many assets,” said Tom Bracken, president of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce.

“New Jersey faces many challenges, and we are fortunate to have individuals such as these advocating on behalf of economic growth,” Bracken continued.  “Through their individual and bipartisan efforts in the areas of fiscal integrity and responsibility, tax reform, and red tape reform, our award winners are ensuring the Garden State’s competitive future.”

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The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce is a business advocacy organization that represents its members on a wide range of business and education issues. Based in Trenton, the organization also links the state’s local and regional chambers on issues of importance through its grassroots legislative network.