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Wednesday, March 20, 2024 Live Webcast

IssuesWatch Live: New Jersey Budget Analysis (E2403054)

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM EDT

Registration: 12:00 PM EDT

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1.5 CPE Credits in SK
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OVERVIEW

Our panel of public policy experts will analyze elements of Governor Murphy's proposed budget and discuss their potential impact and political viability.

DESIGNED FOR

All CPAs and financial professionals

BENEFITS

Gain insight into New Jersey’s fiscal health.

HIGHLIGHTS

On Feb. 27, Governor Murphy issued his proposed budget for New Jersey’s 2024/25 fiscal year. Among other things, the record-high $55.9 billion budget includes a proposed new 2.5% tax on businesses with $10 million or more in profits.

Join us as our panel examines the major elements of the proposed budget and their implications, as well as any potential barriers to getting the budget passed by the Legislature.

COURSE LEVEL

Update

PREREQUISITES

None

ADVANCE PREPARATION

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INSTRUCTORS

Christopher Emigholz

Christopher Emigholz

VP of Government Affairs

NJBIA

Christopher is the Chief Government Affairs Officer for the New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA) covering taxation, budget and economic development. Previously, he was a budget director for the State Senate Republican Office for eight years and directed education policy and legislative affairs in the New Jersey Department of Education. Chris has a Master of Public Policy degree from Rutgers’ Bloustein School and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Johns Hopkins University.

Dale Florio

Dale Florio

Princeton Public Affairs Group, Inc.

Dale J. Florio brings over three decades of public affairs experience to the service of his clients. With a highly successful track record at all levels of government, Mr. Florio is widely recognized as one of the most influential public affairs professionals in the Garden State. In fact, PPAG– Princeton Public Affairs Group has been consistently named New Jersey’s Number One Lobbying Firm for the last fifteen years in a row.

Mr. Florio was named one of the most influential people in the “The Power Issue” of New Jersey Monthly. He has been routinely cited as one of the 100 most influential personalities in New Jersey politics by PolitickerNJ.com and by NJBIZ, the state’s leading business magazine. Mr. Florio is frequently seen on television news and public affairs programs commenting on politics and policy in the Garden State. Prior to founding PPAG– Princeton Public Affairs Group in 1987, Mr. Florio managed the nationwide Philip Morris state and local government affairs program. He developed and implemented the company’s public affairs strategy, grassroots effort, and political contributions program. Prior to this, he served as federal public affairs representative with the National Association of Manufacturers and as an administrative assistant to a member of the New Jersey General Assembly. In 1979, Mr. Florio was elected as a member of the Borough Council in Somerville, NJ. He chaired the Finance Committee of the Council while serving on that committee for nearly three years. In 1992, Mr. Florio was elected Chairman of the Somerset County Republican Organization and served eighteen years in that capacity.

Mr. Florio was nominated by State Assembly Speaker Haytaian and appointed by Governor Florio to the New Jersey Building Authority. He served as a key advisor to Christie Todd Whitman during her successful primary and general election victories and was subsequently named to the Governor’s Transition Team. He was also served as a member of the Task Force on the Affordability and Accessibility of Health Care in New Jersey.

A graduate of Allegheny College with a B.S. in Economics and Seton Hall University Law School, Mr. Florio was admitted to the practice of law in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Dale is on the Board of the Crossroads of the American Revolution Association. He serves as the Assistant Boys Varsity Basketball Coach at the Hun School of Princeton.

Jeffrey Kaszerman

Jeffrey Kaszerman

Vice President of Government Relations

New Jersey Society of CPAs

Jeff is the vice president of government relations for the NJCPA. He works with the CEO and the Board of Trustees 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 is also a liaison to other pro-business groups like the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce, New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA) and Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) to coordinate legislative strategies. Prior to joining the NJCPA, 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 belongs to Compassion and Choices, the Humane Society and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

PRICING

$0.00 - Member*

$88.00 - Nonmember

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

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