Monthly Archives: January 2021

C19 Open Discussion Week 47

From ROI-NJ: Is it time to reconsider regional reopening plan? New Jersey Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Bracken said he had little hope when his organization approached Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration about a regional reopening plan last summer. His inclination proved … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 46c

From NJ Insider: NJDOL: State Unemployment Rate At 7.6% Preliminary estimates produced by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate that total nonfarm wage and salary employment in New Jersey decreased in December by 7,700 to reach a seasonally adjusted … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 46b

From CNBC: Yellen says U.S. must ‘act big’ on next coronavirus relief package Janet Yellen, U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee to run the Treasury Department, will tell the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday that the government must “act big” with its next … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 46

From the Star Ledger: N.J.’s vaccination rate is the worst in the Northeast. See how other states compare. 

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C19 Open Discussion Week 45b

From the Star Ledger: N.J. unemployment exceeds 1.9 million filings since March. $300 payments hit bank accounts next week.  More than 1.9 million unemployment claims have filed since the start of the coronavirus pandemic in mid-March, and new claims are starting to … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 45

From NJ Spotlight: Murphy hails new tax break law as investment in state’s economy Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law on Thursday a massive, $14 billion corporate tax-break bill that he said will help foster a stronger state economic recovery … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 44c

From Mansion Global: U.S. Home Inventory Hits Historic Lows Booming demand for U.S. homes drove the number of properties for sale to new lows in December, according to a report on Thursday.  Nationwide, the number of homes for sale fell … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 44b

From the Hill: Five metro areas with highest 2020 move outs located in NY, NJ: study The five metro areas with the highest move outs in 2020 were located in New York and New Jersey, according to a study from … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 44

From the NY Post: Alarming number of US health care workers are refusing COVID-19 vaccine U.S. health care workers are first in line to receive the COVID-19 vaccine — but an alarming number across the country are refusing to do … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 43c

Happy New Year! Remember, the new normal is always better than the old normal. From Bloomberg: New Jersey Minimum Wage Increasing to $12/Hour, Faces Criticism New Jersey’s minimum wage will rise to $12 per hour on Friday even as businesses … Continue reading

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