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PODCAST: NEW JERSEY’S FISCAL CLIFF: EXPLAINED, WITH PROFESSOR THAD CALABRESE

Welcome to the GSI Briefing podcast – hosted by Regina Egea, President of the Garden State Initiative. In this episode, Thad D. Calabrese…

PRESS RELEASE

RELEASE: GSI Statement on Governor Murphy’s Budget Address

Members of the Press: “After working with the business community and legislators on both sides of the aisle to reduce…

RESEARCH

Garden State Initiative Report: New Jersey on the Brink of a Fiscal Cliff

Leading think tank releases “New Jersey’s Fiscal Cliff Explained” and offers a six-point policy recommendation to lead the state back…

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PODCAST: BUSINESS OUTLOOK 2024

Welcome to the GSI Briefing podcast – hosted by Regina Egea, President of the Garden State Initiative. In this episode, Regina is…

IN THE NEWS

NJ adds 12K jobs in December, nearly 70K total in 2023

The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development released its December 2023 jobs report Thursday, showing the state gained…

GSI Analysis: December ’23 Jobs Report – Another Mixed Month for New Jersey’s Labor Market

A solid increase in the job count of more than 12,000, but… Our unemployment rate moves up to 4.8%, more…

PRESS RELEASE

RELEASE: GSI Statement on Governor Murphy’s State of the State Address

In response to Governor Murphy's State of the State Address, GSI President Regina Egea released the following statement: "As expected,…

OP-EDS

New Jersey taxpayers cannot tolerate a $1B shortfall for NJ Transit. We deserve solutions

Regarding "NJ Transit board approves $54 million for HQ move, but still no solution for fiscal cliff," NorthJersey.com, USA TODAY…

PODCAST

PODCAST: TRENTON WATCH: WHAT’S IN STORE FOR ’24 WITH SENATOR VINCE POLISTINA

Welcome to the GSI Briefing podcast – featuring guest host Audrey Lane, Policy Director of the Garden State Initiative. In…

GSI Analysis: New Jersey GDP and Income Well-Maintained; November Labor Market Looks Poor Relative to Others

State’s Q3 GDP growth in sync with the nation’s, and personal income gains highest in the Northeast. The upbeat news…

GSI Analysis: November ’23 Jobs Report – November Was Another Disappointing Month for New Jersey’s Labor Market

New Jersey’s November performance was in sharp contrast to the national figures, which showed a drop in the unemployment rate…

PRESS RELEASE

GSI’s EGEA: Combination of Declining Revenues & Rising Unemployment Spell Trouble for New Jersey

Governor Murphy and the State Legislature need to confront the reality of declining revenue and propose solutions to reduce spending…

GSI Analysis: October ’23 Jobs Report – Another Lackluster New Jersey Labor Market Report

Unemployment rate moves up to 4.6%; number of working residents continues to fall sharply. 21,700 fewer New Jerseyans at work…

PODCAST

PODCAST: FIGHTING THE BUDGET WARS IN TRENTON (WITH BRIAN BERGEN)

Welcome to the GSI Briefing podcast – hosted by Regina Egea, President of the Garden State Initiative. In this episode,…

OP-EDS

What now? New Jersey has to hit the reset button on its energy policy — and get it right

Depending on where you stand when it comes to offshore wind development, the recent stunning announcement by the Danish power…

GSI Analysis: Philadelphia Fed Index Reinforces Picture of Weakening New Jersey Economy

New Jersey’s index down at both one- and three-month horizons. Meager twelve-month rise of .2 percent smallest in the nation.…

PRESS RELEASE

GSI’s EGEA: The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia coincident indexes report is, “is another indication that New Jersey’s economic outlook is bleak.”

Garden State Initiative’s president, Regina M. Egea, issued the following statement on the The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia September…

GSI Analysis: September ’23 Jobs Report – New Jersey Economic Recovery Backslides as Unemployment Continues to Rise, Job Growth Sluggish

September unemployment rate of 4.4% highest since February 2022; labor force and resident employment both fall. 7,700 increase in payrolls…

PRESS RELEASE

GSI’s EGEA: September ‘23 Jobs Report

Garden State Initiative’s president, Regina M. Egea, issued the following statement on the September ‘23 Jobs Report: “Today’s report forecasts…

PODCAST

PODCAST: NEW JERSEY’S ECONOMIC GROWTH PRIORITIES

Welcome to the GSI Briefing podcast – hosted by Regina Egea, President of the Garden State Initiative. As listeners have…

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