Gottheimer hosts Women's Roundtable

Make text smaller Make text larger


Congressman Josh Gottheimer hosted a Women’s Roundtable focused on expanding opportunities for business leaders and entrepreneurs at ECG in Ridgewood, a woman-owned full-service firm managing meetings and events, executive education programs, and trade associations.

Gottheimer also announced his plan to expand economic opportunities for women in business based on three core pillars: 1) ensuring equal pay for equal work, 2) encouraging access to entrepreneurial tools: lowering taxes, expanding access to credit, and cutting red tape, and 3) providing education and training to prepare workers for the economy of the future with middle-skills jobs.

“Women’s History Month is a time to celebrate the women leading our communities. The business leaders who joined me today in Ridgewood are trailblazers who have been critical to getting us where we are today as a nation and as a state. New Jersey now has more than 230,000 women-owned businesses, which together create more than 260,000 jobs -- and contribute $45 billion to New Jersey’s economy. Yet there is still much work to do, so I hope that with the ideas and plans exchanged today, we can continue to fight the fact that women are on average paid 79 cents on the dollar compared to men for the same job,” said Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5).

Make text smaller Make text larger


Pool Rules


Franklin renews agreement with Littell Center
FRANKLIN — The Franklin Borough Council approved renewal of the shared services agreement with the Littell Community Service for $26,000.
“Until we find a better...

Read more »

Local police cracking down on drunk driving this holiday season
Police departments across the county are cracking down on drunk driving this holiday season, as part of the annual statewide "Drive Sober or Get Pulled...

Read more »

(No heading)

Read more »

Another local shopper takes home prize
— Last week came to a close with another local shopper, Eddie Morgentstein, winning $250 just for eating local at Okaeri Sushi and...
Read more »


Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Community Newspapers


Local News
Another local shopper takes home prize
  • Dec 12, 2018
Wallkill Valley artists win big at art show
  • Dec 10, 2018


Weather in Lafayette, NJ