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Focus NJ’s 2020 Economic Review Details Devastation of NJ Economy by COVID-19 Pandemic

A 2020 economic study by NJ Focus, a nonpartisan, nonprofit research foundation, found that the pandemic led New Jersey’s economy to record high unemployment rates and unemployment claims, as well as a historic contraction in the state’s Gross Domestic Product, followed by a quick rebound.


New York State Urged to Pass Wealth Tax

SBN News Director Steve Lubetkin reports on how New York lawmakers and community activists are calling on New York to help eliminate hunger by raising taxes on corporations and the state’s wealthiest residents.