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Friday, July 17, 2020 Webcast

IssuesWatch Live: New Jersey Fiscal and Economic Outlook (Replay) (E2007314)

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM EDT

Registration: 11:45 AM EDT



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The coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating impact on New Jersey’s businesses as well as the state budget. Join us as we talk with Senator Steven Oroho and NJ Spotlight budget reporter John Reitmeyer about the fiscal and economic health of the state.


  • How are the Governor and Legislature addressing the state’s massive revenue decrease in the short term?
  • What can we anticipate in Governor Murphy’s budget proposal that has to be issued by Aug. 25?
  • Will Governor Murphy’s borrowing/bonding plans go through?
  • What is the impact on the state’s public worker pension fund?
  • What are the early results of businesses reopening and activities resuming?
  • What more can be done to help New Jersey businesses?




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Jeffrey Kaszerman

Jeffrey Kaszerman

Vice President of Government Relations

New Jersey Society of CPAs

Jeff Kaszerman is the vice president of government relations for New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA). He works with the CEO and board of directors to create and implement advocacy initiatives that protect and promote the interests of the CPA profession, the business community and the public. Jeff monitors legislative and executive branch activity that impacts CPAs by writing position papers, developing grass roots membership activities to enhance lobbying efforts and raising money for the NJ-CPA-PAC. He also liaisons with other pro-business groups like the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce, NJ Business & Industry Association (NJBIA), and Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) to coordinate legislative strategies. Prior to joining the NJCPA 25 years ago, Jeff worked on several political campaigns, worked for former Governor Jim Florio and for Common Cause New York. He previously owned a lobbying and public affairs firm. Jeff graduated from Rutgers University, Newark, with a Bachelor of Arts in History and minored in Political Science and Business Administration. Jeff belongs to Compassion and Choices, the Humane Society and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. He enjoys reading books about history and science.

Steven Oroho

Steven Oroho


Legislative District 24

Senator Steve Oroho is currently serving his third term in the New Jersey State Senate. He represents the Twenty-Fourth Legislative District in the northwestern part of the state which comprises all of Sussex County, and parts of northern Warren and Morris counties.

Before entry into public office, Senator Oroho had extensive professional experience in the finance departments of top New York City firms, including work for Price Waterhouse, W.R. Grace and Company, as well as Young and Rubicam where he held the position of Senior Vice President of Finance. Senator Oroho is presently a certified financial planner with Stonebridge Capital Management.

John Reitmeyer

John Reitmeyer

Budget & Public Finance Writer

NJ Spotlight

John Reitmeyer is the budget and public finance writer with NJ Spotlight and covers the annual New Jersey budget, the public-employee pension system, tax policy and more. He has received numerous honors and awards including the Society of the Silurians, 2015 Medallion for Print News Analysis. He has appeared as a guest on CNN, CBC, Fox, MSNBC, News 12 New Jersey and NJTV. Mr. Reitmeyer received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from The College of New Jersey.


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$50.00 - Non Member

* This event is part of Membership+, an exclusive benefit of NJCPA membership.

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