Office of the Governor
Governor Discusses Communication and Public Service;
Reviews Progress on South Jersey Transportation Project
Gov. Christie Whitman tomorrow will speak to students, faculty and public figures at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, where she will emphasize the need for public officials to effectively communicate their ideas and policies to the people they represent. The Governor will address attendees at the school's 40th anniversary celebration and the grand opening of the school's new Public Policy Center.
Later in the morning the Governor will review the progress of construction on the first all-new interchange in the history of the Atlantic City Expressway. Located at Berlin-Cross Keys Road in Gloucester and Winslow Townships, the interchange is expected to increase motorist convenience and spur further economic development in this growing region of New Jersey. It is expected that the interchancge will serve 13,000 cars daily.
The Governor will also attend the Governors' Summit. The summit is the second in a series of three events that are scheduled as part of "Flowing Towards the River," a process designed to generate a vision for the Delaware River Basin in the new millenium. Organized by 15 agencies in four states (NJ, PA, DE, NY), the events are geared towards identifying the values that affect the region and the creation of a shared vision for the basin.