Friday Facts and Figures is a weekly newsletter with data points, analysis, and commentary on the biggest policy debates in New Jersey and beyond.

Friday Facts and Figures: October 23, 2020

New Jersey faces a second wave of COVID-19. Economist calculates cost of racial inequity in the United States.

Friday Facts and Figures: October 16, 2020

New Jersey lauches its own health care exchange. Millions of U.S. residents pushed into poverty by lack of federal COVID relief.

Friday Facts and Figures: October 9, 2020

New Jersey's school reopening plans are racially unequal. Racial justice organizations oppose redistricting ballot question.

Friday Facts and Figures: October 2, 2020

New bill would codify Roe v. Wade in state law and expand access to abortion care.

Friday Facts and Figures: September 25, 2020

New Jersey is one step closer to enacting a millionaires tax.

Friday Facts and Figures: September 18, 2020

Deal reached on millionaires tax, but there is still much more work to done to advance racial equity and economic justice.

Friday Facts and Figures: September 11, 2020

Food insecurity on the rise. New Jersey surpasses 2010's census self-report rate.

Friday Facts and Figures: September 4, 2020

New Jersey is setting an example other states should follow.

Friday Facts and Figures: August 28, 2020

Here's everything you need to know about Governor Murphy's budget proposal.

Friday Facts and Figures: August 21, 2020

Economists urge against spending cuts. New Jersey's billionaires see their wealth soar during pandemic.

Friday Facts and Figures: August 14, 2020

State Supreme Court approves bonding. Gov. Murphy announces that certain schools can open virtually.

Friday Facts and Figures: August 7, 2020

More than 100,000 New Jerseyans lost their employer-based health insurance due to COVID-19.

Friday Facts and Figures: July 31, 2020

Big week in Trenton as lawmakers pass major health care and immigrants' rights legislation.

Friday Facts and Figures: July 24, 2020

Big proposal to expand health coverage passes through committee. Federal pandemic relief is about to expire.

Friday Facts and Figures: July 17, 2020

Governor Murphy signs borrowing legislation into law. Immigrants have yet to receive pandemic relief.

Friday Facts and Figures: July 10, 2020

New Jersey experiences an uptick in COVID-19 transmission.

Friday Facts and Figures: July 3, 2020

New Jersey's budget includes big spending cuts and a big giveaway to one billionaire.

Friday Facts and Figures: June 26, 2020

New Jersey Legislature fast tracks three-month spending bill full of cuts.

Friday Facts and Figures: June 19, 2020

A big U.S. Supreme Court win for immigrant families, but still no pandemic relief.

Friday Facts and Figures: June 12, 2020

Newark proposes cutting police budget. New NJPP proposal would make the income tax fairer.

Friday Facts and Figures: June 5, 2020

New report outlines universal basic income pilot program for Newark. COVID-19 death toll may be higher than official count.

Friday Facts and Figures: May 29, 2020

Amid calls for the state to "reopen," New Jersey experiences a small spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations.

Friday Facts and Figures: May 22, 2020

New Jersey and the rest of the nation must center racial equity in the COVID-19 pandemic response.

Friday Facts and Figures: May 15, 2020

New Jersey is facing an enormous budget shortfall, according to new data from the state Treasury.

Friday Facts and Figures: May 8, 2020

New poll shows New Jersey voters are more worried about catching COVID-19 than the economic fallout from the pandemic.