Tag: rate

Death rate for N.J. COVID-19 positive residents ticks up to 2.5%

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey’s caseload of official COVID-19 positive residents reached 34,124 on Saturday. 846 individuals have succumbed to the Chinese virus. The latest numbers mean New Jersey’s death rate for individuals who test positive is approximately 2.5%. That’s Read More

So far, the N.J. death rate for COVID-19 positive residents is 1.2%

By Matt Rooney _ We’re beginning to get more (early) data concerning the toll COVID-19 is exacting on New Jersey. Governor Murphy & Co. finally coughed up some hospitalization info on Friday afternoon. We need more, of course (like beds Read More

ANALYSIS: New Jersey’s income growth trails the national average

TRENTON, N.J. – It’s not good. Then again, when is it ever? Garden State Initiative (GSI), an independent research organization, analyzed new jobs numbers released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics the week before Christmas. What it found: retail outlet-populated Read More

Actuary legislator warns: New Jersey’s pension system is “real close” to being too far gone

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey’s basket case of a pension system is in bad enough shape without help from the Murphy Administration. This week, we found out that the system returned just 6.27% rather than the 7.5% projected as of Read More