Monthly Archives: July 2020

C19 Open Discussion Week 20b

From NJ Spotlight: Senate Moves to Let Towns Go Deeper in Debt to Weather Pandemic Crisis New Jersey’s local governments could borrow money to help offset revenue losses during the coronavirus pandemic under a bill that’s progressing despite concerns among … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 20

Five Months In! From the Press of Atlantic City: NJ unemployment claims fall, as $600 federal weekly supplement about to end The number of new unemployment claims in New Jersey declined for the second straight week, the state said Thursday, … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 19b

From the Philly Inquirer: Pa., N.J. workers set to lose the extra $600 in unemployment benefits this week With no end in sight to the pandemic, Washington lawmakers are at odds over how to give more financial help to Americans. … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 19

From Forbes: COVID-19 Job Losses Have Been The Steepest In High-Tax States The state jobs report for June was issued Friday morning with all states and the District of Columbia showing nonfarm payroll increases as the nation continues to recover … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 18c

From NJ.com: N.J. can ‘go after’ travelers who violate coronavirus quarantine, Murphy says New Jersey, unlike New York, isn’t threatening fines if travelers from states considered coronavirus hotspots don’t comply with a tri-state advisory to quarantine for 14 days. So what’s to stop … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 18b

From Marketwatch: Home prices could fall in major cities as Americans sour on urban living, says Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller The coronavirus pandemic has many Americans heading for the hills — or the suburbs, as it were. And home … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 18

From Curbed: No, Manhattan Home Prices Are Not Plummeting For anyone shopping in Manhattan, the opportunity for a discount seemingly presented itself last week: A Douglas Elliman report revealed that the median price for Manhattan home sales in the second quarter of … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 17b

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C19 Open Discussion Week 17

From CBS News: Hoboken Mayor Confirms Highest 2-Day Total Of New COVID-19 Cases Since Mid-May While coronavirus numbers have been trending down in the tri-state area, there’s concern about a recent spike in some places, especially as crowds gather to … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 16c

From Bloomberg: Manhattan Home Sales Fall Most on Record in Locked-Down Quarter Manhattan home sales plunged the most on record in the second quarter, while New York was shut down to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Purchases of co-ops and … Continue reading

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