This Week: the Chamber’s Annual Walk to Washington


PolitickerNJ reporters will board the chartered Amtrak train this Thursday for the NJ Chamber of Commerce’s 78th annual Walk to Washington and Congressional Dinner.

Most of the 900 registered guests will ride from Newark to D.C. Along the way, the train makes scheduled stops in New Jersey, Philadelphia and Wilmington, Del.

There are 13 cars on the train this year.

The trip gets underway in Newark at 11:35 a.m. and arrives in D.C. at around 3:30 p.m.

The N.J. Chamber’s cocktail reception starts at 5 p.m. on the second floor foyer in front of the  ballroom entrance at the Marriott Wardman.

The dinner begins at 7 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom.

Gov. Chris Christie will speak at around 7:15 p.m. After dinner, speakers will be Congressmen Frank Pallone, Tom MacArthur and Donald Norcross.


This Week: the Chamber’s Annual Walk to Washington