Month 25 of Economic Recovery:  Where are we and where are we going?

July 8, 2011

Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
Special Events Forum-Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
33 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ
9:00 am to 1:00 pm

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This half-day program, sponsored by the New Jersey League of Municipalities Educational Foundation, will examine the recovery from the Great Recession from national, New York regional and New Jersey perspectives and explore the  statewide and local fiscal impacts and how we do business going forward.

The focus audience is mayors and elected officials at all levels of government and corporate/business leaders interested in hearing the latest on the state of the economy.


CEUS: CMFO/CCFO-3.0 Office Management and Advisory Services, CTC-3.0 General/Secondary, RMC-3.0 Professional Development
Cost is $40.00 per registrant

Registration Forms:
      Municipal Registration (Word or PDF)
      Non-Municipal Registration (Word or PDF)

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8:30 a.m.
 Registration with coffee, tea and light refreshments

9:00 a.m.
Welcome:  The Honorable Arthur Ondish, President, NJLM Educational Foundation
                 Mayor of Mount Arlington; NJLM First Vice President, Executive Board

9:15-10:45 a.m.
Part I-Economic Outlook
Moderator:   Dr. James W. Hughes, Dean,
                   Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

Rae Rosen
, Assistant Vice President, Senior Economist
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Thomas A. Bracken, President/CEO, NJ State Chamber of Commerce
Dennis Bone, President, Verizon and Chairman, Choose NJ
The Honorable John McCormac, Mayor, Woodbridge Twp., Former NJ State Treasurer

11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Part II-Fiscal Outlook
Moderator: Dr. Henry Coleman, Professor of Public Policy
                  Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

David Rosen, Legislative Budget and Finance Officer
New Jersey Office of Legislative Services
Robert Kuttner, Managing Director, US, State, and Local Ratings,
Moody’s Investor Service
Andrew P. Sidamon-Eristoff, New Jersey State Treasurer
The Honorable, James J. Florio, former Governor, State of New Jersey
Tom Neff, Director Division of Local Government Services, State Department of Community Affairs

1:00 p.m. Adjournment-Lunch on your own at nearby restaurants.

For more information: contact Suzanne Delany at or
609-695-3481, ext. 111.