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: April 24, 2020

Unemployment continues to skyrocket. New Jersey needs much more federal aid.

Friday Facts and Figures: April 17, 2020

New Jersey is looking to borrow billions to cover COVID-19 budget shortfalls. This crisis justifies, if not demands, such a move.

Friday Facts and Figures: April 10, 2020

Senate to vote on COVID-19 response package this Monday, including bill to reduce child poverty.

Friday Facts and Figures: April 3, 2020

Local health departments lack the staff and resources to adequately respond to COVID-19.

Friday Facts and Figures: March 27, 2020

Record-number of workers file for unemployment due to COVID-19. Federal representatives reach compromise on stimulus package.

Friday Facts and Figures: March 20, 2020

Updates on the COVID-19 pandemic, the state's response, and a new feature: #PetsOfNJPP.

Friday Facts and Figures: March 13, 2020

Latest updates on COVID-19 and what the state and federal government should do to mitigate harm.

Friday Facts and Figures: March 6, 2020

Public budget hearings are right around the corner.

Friday Facts and Figures: February 28, 2020

Budget season is back! Catch up on Gov. Murphy's budget address here.

Friday Facts and Figures: February 21, 2020

New coalition calls for a budget and economy for the many, not corporate special interests.

Friday Facts and Figures: February 14, 2020

Companies forfeit more than $10 million worth of corporate tax subsidies.

Friday Facts and Figures: February 7, 2020

The real reason behind Amazon's HQ2 bidding war (spoiler: it's not because they needed the tax breaks).

Friday Facts and Figures: January 24, 2020

This past legislative session was the most productive since 1985.

Friday Facts and Figures: January 17, 2020

Highlights from a big week in Trenton, including the State of the State and a new task force report on corporate subsides.

Friday Facts and Figures: January 10, 2020

New study finds that corporate tax breaks are not worth the investment.

Friday Facts and Figures: January 3, 2020

New year, new laws, new minimum wage!

Friday Facts and Figures: December 20, 2019

Driver's license expansion is law of the land!

Friday Facts and Figures: December 13, 2019

Major legislation, including driver's license expansion and expungement reform, advancing in lame duck.

Friday Facts and Figures: December 6, 2019

Trump administration proposes new rules to limit basic food assistance and strip tipped workers of labor protections.

Friday Facts and Figures: November 29, 2019

New Jersey on track to expand the right to vote to people on probation and parole. Vote scheduled for driver's license expansion bill.

Friday Facts and Figures: November 22, 2019

Legalization up in smoke. Lawmakers seek to protect workers in the gig economy.

Friday Facts and Figures: November 15, 2019

The minimum wage will continue to rise. New bills would expand and strengthen the EITC.

Friday Facts and Figures: November 8, 2019

New proposal would roll back $15 minimum wage.

Friday Facts and Figures: November 1, 2019

Open enrollment starts today. More outreach needed to reach uninsured kids.

Friday Facts and Figures: October 25, 2019

American Dream Mall finally opens—with the help of more than $1 billion in taxpayer funds.