Number of The Day

February 2, 2021 | Number of The Day
In 2016, the state spent more than $670 million to pursue its war on drugs, money, according to a new coalition of New Jersey drug war survivors, families, faith leaders ...
February 1, 2021 | Number of The Day
The Biden administration announced Thursday that it would reopen the enrollment period for states that are using the federal health insurance marketplace, healthcare.gov. Gov. Phil Murphy followed suit, announcing extended ...
January 29, 2021 | Number of The Day
The PSEG energy company previously stated its aim to reduce emissions by electrifying its vehicle fleet. The latest PSEG report on its environmental, social and governance performance contains detailed targets: ...
January 28, 2021 | Number of The Day
Smoking hasn’t just remained a problem during the pandemic. The American Lung Association says it actually “increases the risk of the most severe impacts of COVID-19, making ending tobacco use ...
January 27, 2021 | Number of The Day
New Jersey’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP) is increasing benefits for more than a quarter million households (273,000) in the state as part of an effort to counteract the ...
January 26, 2021 | Number of The Day
The latest figures on workplace injuries and illnesses in the United States are for 2019. Released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, they show that New Jersey did better than ...
January 25, 2021 | Number of The Day
The COVID-19 pandemic has added a new layer of difficulty to organ donation and transplantation. In New Jersey, “severe hospital patient surges forced the temporary suspension of routine medical care, ...
January 22, 2021 | Number of The Day
Preliminary estimates from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate that New Jersey’s unemployment rate fell by 2.6 percentage points to 7.6% in December — mostly because of people leaving ...
January 21, 2021 | Number of The Day
The federal COVID-19 stimulus package that was signed into law on Dec. 27 included supplemental unemployment benefits of $300 per week for eligible people who had been pitched out of ...
January 20, 2021 | Number of The Day
New Jersey’s so-called pay-to-play laws tightened the rules for political contributions by those who do, or want to do, business with New Jersey government; the first pay-to-play law took effect ...