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Lt. Governor
Kim Guadagno
On November 3, 2009, the people of New Jersey elected Kim Guadagno as the first Lieutenant Governor in the state's history.
The mission of the Department of State is to enhance the overall quality of life for New Jersey residents by advancing and supporting our State’s economic vitality, cultural and historical programs and civic engagement responsibilities.

Core Mission Areas:
  1. Economic vitality
  2. Cultural and historical programs
  3. Civic engagement responsibilities
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Lt. Governor Guadagno Attends New Jersey Tourism Industry Association Luncheon
Celebrates Tourism Successes and Improved Numbers

Trenton, NJ – Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno attended the New Jersey Tourism Industry Association Luncheon to discuss the New Jersey Tourism Industry and its improvements post-Sandy.

New Jersey again set a record in 2015, with the tourism industry accounting for $43.4 billion in economic impact – an increase of more than 3 percent over the previous year. This was in part due to an increase in visitation to New Jersey, which increased for the sixth straight year. The number of visitors to New Jersey increased by 2.4 percent last year to 95 million.

“New Jersey continues to be a great vacation destination and the 2015 tourism report unveiled today confirms just that,” said Lt. Governor Guadagno. “These impressive results verify that are our promotional efforts are yielding great returns for the citizens of our great state.”
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Acting Governor Guadagno Attends
Patella Woodworking Grand Opening Ceremony
Celebrates the Company’s Return from New York

Trenton, NJ – Highlighting New Jersey’s success in attracting businesses, Acting Governor Kim Guadagno today joined Patella Woodworking to celebrate the official grand opening of their new 89,000 square foot headquarters and manufacturing facility in Passaic County. Patella relocated from Orangeburg, NY.

"We are excited to welcome Patella back home and return 70 jobs to where they belong, here in New Jersey," said Acting Governor Kim Guadagno. "The return also brings with it an expected 100 additional positions over the next two years. This company is exactly the type of investment we need to attract to New Jersey as it will benefit taxpayers, and provide an economic boost to Passaic. And so today is a happy reunion, as we join the City and County of Passaic in welcoming Patella Woodworking back to New Jersey."
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New Jersey Military Installation Growth
and Development Task Force Report

Trenton, NJ – The New Jersey Military Installation Growth and Development Task Force arose from the on-going national dialogue regarding Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC), mission loss to other installations, and the potential impacts of such on New Jersey. In recognition of the significant impact New Jersey’s military installations have on the nation’s defense, the state’s economy, and local communities, the Task Force was created by Executive Order to help fortify our bases and make them less attractive targets for BRAC and mission loss.
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New Jersey Military Installation Growth and Development Task Force Report