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December 11, 2012

Associated Press New Jersey Daybook for Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012.

CHRISTIE SCHEDULE — The schedule for Gov. Chris Christie follows. Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno has no public schedule on Tuesday.

12:30 p.m. ISELIN — Christie presents a luncheon keynote speech while being honored by New Jersey Business & Industry Association members during the association’s public policy forum titled “Strengthening New Jersey’s Economy: What Comes Next,” scheduled to take place from 7:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. and featuring an opening panel discussion about business issues with Assemblyman Jon M. Bramnick, Assemblywoman Sheila Y. Oliver and state Sens. Thomas H. Kean Jr. and Stephen M. Sweeney. Ballroom, Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel, 515 U.S. Route 1 at Gill Lane, Iselin. Contacts: Steve Wilson, 609-393-7707 ext. 245, or Katie Wittkamp, 609-393-7707 ext. 239.

Contacts: Michael Drewniak, 609-777-2600.

Kevin Roberts, 609-777-2600.

8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. RUTGERS-OBESITY CONFERENCE — National and state experts in health and nutrition speak during a conference titled “Obesity Prevention in New Jersey — The State of the State: Important Next Steps.”

Note: To schedule interviews on Tuesday, please notify contact Dalynn Knigge in advance by calling 732-932-9271 ext. 622 or 908-553-8120 (cell); to schedule interviews at other times, please notify contact Kathleen Morgan by sending an email to morgan(at)aesop.rutgers.edu or calling 848-932-3661.

Location: Hilton East Brunswick Hotel & Executive Meeting Center, 3 Tower Center Blvd. off state Route 18 and exit 9 of the New Jersey Turnpike (Interstate 95), East Brunswick.

Contacts: Paula Walcott-Quintin, 848-932-4204.

Dalynn Knigge, 732-932-9271 ext. 622 or 908-553-8120 (cell).

Kathleen Morgan, 848-932-3661.

10 a.m. XGR--ASSEMBLY BUDGET-COMMITTEE — State lawmakers on the Assembly’s Budget Committee discuss bills intended to increase business and employment.

Location: Committee room 11, fourth floor, State House Annex, 125 W. State St., Trenton.

Contacts: Tom Hester Jr., 609-847-3500 or 609-213-5413 (cell).

Jennifer Sciortino, 609-847-3500 or 609-292-7065.

3 - 7 p.m. XGR--SENATE-SUPERSTORM HEARINGS — During the fourth hearing organized by the state Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee to discuss efforts to respond to and recover from Hurricane Sandy, lawmakers are scheduled to hear testimony from residents.

Location: Genevieve M. Hawley Cafetorium, Henry Hudson Regional High School, 1 Grand Tour off Portland Road, Highlands.

Contacts: Richard McGrath, 609-847-3700.

Jeremy Rosen, 609-847-3600.

4:30 - 6 p.m. PRINCETON-FORMER AMBASSADOR-MIDEAST — A former U.S. ambassador to Egypt and Israel, Princeton University visiting professor Daniel C. Kurtzer, discusses the topic “New Turmoil in the Middle East” as part of the “Up to the Minute” discussion series organized by the university’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs.

Note: The discussion will be followed by a book sale, book-signing and public reception in the Schultz Dining Room.

Location: Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs, Princeton University, Prospect Avenue and Washington Road (county road 526), Princeton.

Contacts: Jesse Jacobs, 609-258-0157.

5 - 8:30 p.m. PRINCETON PACIFISTS — Coalition for Peace Action in Princeton hosts the organization’s annual “Candlelight Vigil for Peace on Earth,” followed by a “Party for Peace” potluck dinner, a speech by The Century Foundation senior fellow Jeffrey Laurenti about the topic “Realizing 2012′s Electoral Mandate for Peace” and a “Music for Peace” performance by musicians Ingrid Heldt, Sharleen Leahey, Linda Phillips and Gina Tlamsa.

Note: 5 to 6 p.m. candlelight vigil in Palmer Square, across from Nassau Presbyterian Church, followed by 6 to 7 p.m. potluck dinner and 7 to 8:30 p.m. speech and music performance.

Location: Assembly Room, Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 E. Lincoln Highway/Nassau St. (state Route 27), Princeton.

Contacts: Rev. Robert Moore, 609-924-5022, 609-924-1206 or 609-937-6931 (cell).

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