New Jersey Department of State New Jersey Department of State
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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New Jersey Department of State
P.O. Box 300
Trenton, NJ 08625

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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

Acting Governor Guadagno Congratulates New Jersey’s Outstanding Volunteers at Jefferson Awards Ceremony
Honorees in 22 Categories Will Receive Well-Deserved Recognition for Service

Trenton, NJ – Recognizing the efforts of New Jersey’s 1.45 million volunteers, Acting Governor Kim Guadagno will attend the annual Governor’s Jefferson Awards this evening in Newark.

“One person truly can change the world, just as each of tonight’s honorees has done. I know I’m not alone in feeling such a deep sense of pride in knowing that New Jersey is home to so many extraordinary individuals,” said Acting Governor Guadagno. “Let’s all continue to be inspired by the examples we will honor tonight. More importantly, when we see a need, let’s not wait for the ‘other guy.’ Let’s all work together to envision the answer and take action – not only during times of crisis, but in everyday life.”
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Acting Governor Guadagno Marks Start of
Summer Tourism Season At The Shore
Local Traditions Welcome Visitors to Kick Off the Summer

Trenton, NJ – Acting Governor Kim Guadagno today joined local officials to kick off the summer season in the Wildwoods and Asbury Park ahead of Memorial Day.

“Generation after generation, families come to the Jersey Shore to create memories. With boardwalk fries and ice cream, bumper cars, tram cars in Wildwood, the Stone Pony and other vibrant clubs in Asbury Park, and the best beaches in the country, the Jersey Shore is a source of memories and celebration for millions,” said Acting Governor Guadagno. “Today, we begin another great summer in New Jersey!”
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