SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Employers Legislative Committee begins the new year with a luncheon presentation on the legislative priorities of the 16th District representatives on Friday, Jan. 26 at Verve Restaurant, Bar & Bistro, 18 E. Main St., from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Guest speakers will be state Sen. Christopher "Kip" Bateman, R-Somerset, Middlesex, Hunterdon, Mercer; Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker, D-16th and Assemblyman Roy Freiman, D-16th.

The
 16th Legislative
 District covers
 parts
 of
 Hunterdon,
 Mercer,
 Middlesex,
 and
 Somerset counties. Bateman
 has
 been
 in
 the
 Legislature
 since 1994; Freiman is newly elected; Zwicker has served since 2016.

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The lawmakers will discuss how activities in Trenton can impact the Somerset County business community and how interaction among businesses and elected representatives may be focused on positive and productive outcomes.

“Having
 our
 three
 representatives
 in
 the
 room
 at
 the
 same
 time
 will
 provide
 us
 the
 unique
 opportunity to discover how Somerset County businesses can benefit from the agenda coming from both sides of the aisle, said Carol Bianchi, co-chair of Somerset ELC.

Registration
 is
 $30
 and
 includes
 lunch. A
 cash
 bar
 will
 be
 available.
 Seating
 is
 limited
 and
 participants
 are
 encouraged
 to
 register
 online
 by
 Friday,
 Jan.19 at
 http://bit.ly/ELCJAN2018.

Payment may be made online by credit card or by check made out to the Somerset County Business Partnership.


Payment
may
be
made
online
by
credit
card or
by
check
made
out
to
 the
 Somerset
 County Business
 Partnership. A voucher
 can
 be
 mailed
 ahead
in the name of Somerset County ELC to the Somerset County Business Partnership, 360 Grove St., Bridgewater, NJ 08807.