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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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C19 Open Discussion Week 43b

From InsiderNJ: New Jersey Employment Increases in November; Unemployment Rate Increases To 10.2%  New Jersey private sector employers added to their payrolls in November for the seventh consecutive month while employment in the public sector moved lower. Estimates produced by … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 43

Way to go Punch and Judy – Doses Administered Texas – 140kCalifornia – 128kFlorida – 119kNew York – 113kIllinois – 102k…New Jersey – 37k

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C19 Open Discussion Week 42c

Nearly a full year in mobility:

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C19 Open Discussion Week 42b

From NJ Spotlight: Tracking sites suggest early vaccinations lagging in NJ New Jersey officials say they are pleased with how the state’s coronavirus vaccine program has launched at hospitals, and health care and labor leaders reported few significant glitches with … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 42

From WaPo: Moderna vaccine shipments set to arrive in states on Monday, Operation Warp Speed logistics chief says Shipments of the second coronavirus vaccine approved by health regulators are set to arrive in states Monday, according to the Trump administration’s vaccine operations … Continue reading

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