Michael McBride, Managing Partner of Connell Foley, was a panelist at the NJBIA’s Public Policy Forum event on December 8. The half-day event featured a keynote address from Governor Chris Christie, as well as a legislative panel with democratic and republican leaders from the State’s Assembly and Senate. Mr. McBride participated in the Forum’s Economic Outlook Panel, which offered insights into NJ's economic conditions by James Hughes of Rutgers University, Walter Brasch of the NJ Society of CPAs, and Joel Naroff, Chief Economic Advisor to the NJBIA. Attendees were also provided an overview of the recently released NJBIA Business Outlook Survey. In addition, a panel of top New Jersey pollsters discussed the science behind taking the pulse of New Jerseyans.