New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy delivers his 2024 State of the State address to a joint session of the Legislature; the 221st Legislature convenes in Trenton and makes history in the process; New Jersey expands the Community Solar program and leading developer Solar Landscape hits an incredible milestone; Winter4Kids is recognized as New Jersey’s top nonprofit business of the year; and NorthStar’s TJ Mann continues his public service. Welcome to 2024. Best wishes for a great year!
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy delivered his sixth annual State of the State address to a joint session of the Legislature in the General Assembly chambers on Tuesday. Read NorthStar’s recap of the address including initiatives proposed for 2024.
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.
The New Jersey Legislature concluded its Lame Duck session on Monday January 10th. Legislators were back in Trenton the next day to re-organize and kick off the new two-year session, officially the 220th Legislature. The Legislature that was sworn in on Tuesday is more diverse, has fewer Democrats, and has several new faces in leadership positions.
Late Tuesday afternoon, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy delivered his 2022 State of the State address. The address was pre-recorded, streamed on social media and carried by two local television networks.
This re-organization edition of TrueNorth will help you navigate Trenton in 2022!
In this issue of TrueNorth, we provide insight and analysis of Governor Christie’s final State of the State Address, as well as an update on the campaigns of the Republicans and Democrats vying to replace him. We also spotlight several legislative races that are beginning to come into focus.