February 19, 2020 | Number of The Day
New Jersey’s revenue collections for January 2020 were a smidgen ahead of last January’s receipts — by 0.7% (or $27.4 million). They totaled $4.069 billion for the major taxes, according ...
February 18, 2020 | Number of The Day
New Jersey used to come almost last in the nation for the participation rate in its school breakfast program. However, since the 2011 launch of the New Jersey Food for ...
February 14, 2020 | Number of The Day
Sweets for the sweet: That’s a failsafe sentiment for Valentine’s Day. But which sweets? According to those in the know at candystore.com, a bulk distributor of pretty much anything guaranteed ...
February 13, 2020 | Number of The Day
Employers in New Jersey added to their payrolls in January 2020 — with 17,800 jobs (in total nonfarm employment). That brought to 4,196,900 the state’s total employment number. The gains ...
February 12, 2020 | Number of The Day
In 2019, union members among wage and salary workers in the United States accounted for 10.3% of the workforce (14.6 million), down 0.2% from 2018. Comparable data from the U.S. ...
February 11, 2020 | Number of The Day
What’s the value of an accurate census count? Apart from the obvious — that properly functioning societies should know the details of their makeup and that the size of congressional ...
February 10, 2020 | Number of The Day
Many people look forward to visiting their dentist about as much as they savor the prospect of a root canal. Others wish they could get into a dentist’s chair, but ...
February 7, 2020 | Number of The Day
This comes under the “every cloud has a silver lining” category. Under state statute, all funds received in unclaimed property deposits from electric and gas utilities go into something called ...
February 6, 2020 | Number of The Day
The Murphy administration is squarely behind neighboring municipalities in New Jersey sharing services. What’s devoutly being hoped for is that more sharing will lead to reduced property taxes and a ...
February 5, 2020 | Number of The Day
Nationwide, 5,250 fatal work injuries were recorded in 2018, up from the 5,147 in the previous year, according to results from the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries program. And, the ...