New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and New York Governor Kathy Hochul both delivered State of the State addresses on Tuesday afternoon before joint sessions of their respective legislatures. Murphy graded his performance over five years in office and offered several modest policy proposals for the coming year. Hochul, who is in her first year as the elected governor of New York, was much more bullish, offering 147 separate policy proposals. The NorthStar and Urban Strategies teams were on the ground in Trenton and Albany and are pleased to offer insight and analysis.
TrueNorth is back in your inbox with timely updates on the Gateway Program; New Jersey’s latest milestone on the path to 100% clean energy; Governor Phil Murphy’s election as Chair of the National Governors Association; our own CEO’s appointment to a national post; and NorthStar’s latest staff addition. There’s alot to catch up on, so be sure to keep reading!
It’s been a few months since the last edition of TrueNorth visited your inbox and we’re pleased to be back. With six weeks before the midterm elections, a full plate for the New Jersey Legislature this Fall, and important policy and political happenings throughout the region, this “back to school” edition of TrueNorth is a must-read.