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I know you’re looking for something meaningful to do to in the face of the new policy agenda being outlined by the Trump administration. I know you understand the importance of state-level work during this critical moment for our country – and are as committed as I am to advancing a progressive agenda in Trenton, particularly in a year when the governor’s seat and the entire legislature is up for grabs.
That’s why, as a board member of New Jersey Policy Perspective, I’m writing with a personal invitation to NJPP’s upcoming conference, Progress 2017: Paving the Way Toward Prosperity for All, which will be held in New Brunswick on Friday, March 10. Progress 2017 will bring together state and national experts for straight talk about New Jersey’s failing financial and economic health, and for forward-looking, strategic conversation about the budgetary, health, immigration, economic development policies the next governor should pursue. NJPP is honored that Heather C. McGhee, president of Demos, will deliver the keynote address, and that U.S. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman will offer closing remarks. In between, we’ll learn about the special role New Jersey can play in responding to the new federal landscape from Nick Johnson, SVP for State Fiscal Policy at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and hear from an exciting lineup of other luminaries. (The full agenda and registration info are at njpp.org/progress2017).
NJPP is extending the special earlybird rate for this conference until February 15, so now is a great time to register using promo code EARLYREG.
If you have questions, I’ll be happy to answer them. I hope to see you on March 10!