Statement by NJBIA President & CEO Michele Siekerka on Governor-elect Murphy’s Gubernatorial Victory:

“The New Jersey Business & Industry Association congratulates Governor-elect Phil Murphy on his victory in yesterday’s election. Our great state of New Jersey is at a pivotal point and its future depends on our ability to grow our economy and make our state more affordable and competitive. Our next Governor must seize upon the opportunity and responsibility to provide a prosperous path forward.

“NJBIA is committed to working with Governor-elect Murphy and his staff on issues and policies most impacting New Jersey businesses and residents, including affordability, economic development and taxation, and regional competitiveness. We look forward to having a seat at the table with the new governor to problem solve these issues and advance policies and actions that will build a more prosperous state; one where businesses can grow and sustain, and where people want to live, work and raise their families.”