Assemblyman Robert Clifton to Speak at Ocean ELC Meeting

Posted on April 9, 2015 By

Robert Clifton, Assemblyman for District 12 (Monmouth, Ocean, Burlington, and Middlesex counties), will discuss important issues affecting business Friday, April 17, 2015, from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. at the monthly meeting of the Ocean ELC (Employees Legislative Committee), Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, 815 Route 37 West, Toms River, N.J.

ELC meetings, open to the public, are designed to inform the business community about important legislation, provide face-to-face opportunities with key government officials, and encourage dialogue between business and government.

The registration fee, including a buffet breakfast, is $20.00. To register, contact Elizabeth Cahill at or call 609-656-2600. Checks made out to Ocean ELC can be mailed to Julie Holman, Chairwoman of Ocean ELC, 150 West State Street, Trenton, N.J. 08608. In the event of inclement weather, call 609-656-2600 for meeting cancellation information.

About Robert Clifton: Assemblyman Robert Clifton has been the director of government and community affairs for Comcast Cable Corporation since 2001. Prior to joining Comcast, Assemblyman Clifton was the director of industry relations for the N.J. Pavement and Asphalt Association, acting as a liaison between the trade association and municipalities throughout the state regarding road improvement issues.

Born and raised in Matawan, Assemblyman Clifton graduated from St. John Vianney H.S., Holmdel. He received his B.A. in political science from Rider College, Lawrenceville, and an M.A. in political science from the University of Richmond, Virginia. He has served in the General Assembly from 2012. Before his election to the Assembly, Clifton served three terms as a Monmouth County Freeholder, where he last served as the director of the Board.

About ELC: Employer Legislative Committees
The ELCs, established by NJBIA in 1959, are independent, local organizations representing all 21 counties. At each meeting, legislators, cabinet members or local officials discuss important issues pertinent to business. Attendees also receive a briefing from one of NJBIA’s government affairs experts on legislative and regulatory issues affecting employers.

About NJBIA: The New Jersey Business & Industry Association, Trenton, N.J., provides information, services and advocacy to its member companies in order to build a more prosperous New Jersey. NJBIA is the nation’s largest statewide employer association. Its members, as a group, employ more than one million people and represents every industry in the state, including contractors, manufacturers, retail and wholesale businesses, and service providers of every kind. Visit for more information.