Economic Recovery & Reopening Update: 11/09/2021

NJ Chamber
Economic Recovery & Reopening Update
November 9, 2021
Content Curated By Scott Goldstein
  • Gov. Murphy: 'Mask mandate goes if parents vaccinate kids.'
  • Many New Jersey residents would gain relief from a cap on federal tax write-offs under a federal bill.
  • Join us tomorrow for a big dinner gala to recognize champions of equal opportunity and celebrate diversity.
Gov. Murphy: 'Mask Mandate Goes if Parents Vaccinate Kids'
Gov. Phil Murphy said that every student and educator immunized brings New Jersey closer to lifting the mask requirement that he put in place last summer, before younger children were eligible to receive the vaccine. (NJ Spotlight News)
Affordable Energy for New Jersey
Many New Jersey Residents Would Gain Relief from a Cap on Federal Tax Write-Offs Under a Federal Bill
Many New Jersey residents would gain relief from a tight cap on the federal tax write-off for state and local taxes (SALT) under a bill being considered in Congress. Negotiations in the U.S. House have yielded legislation that would raise the current cap from $10,000 to $80,000. (NJ Spotlight News)
Join Us Tomorrow, Nov. 10, at Pines Manor in Edison for a Big Dinner Gala to Recognize Champions of Equal Opportunity
Our Diversity Dinner is part of a mission, said John Harmon, CEO of the African American Chamber of Commerce of N.J. "New Jersey is one of the most diverse states in the nation. The time is now to make it the most economically inclusive state in the nation." Guests will have a chance to celebrate champions of diversity and network with business leaders from across N.J. in one of the state's big business events of 2021. Register here. (N.J. Chamber of Commerce)
The N.J. Chamber's Walk to Washington Next Year is Cancelled — to be Recast as 'ReNew Jersey Business Summit' in Atlantic City
The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce announced that its Walk to Washington networking train trip will be recast as the ReNew Jersey Business Summit, to be held April 13-14 at Borgata in Atlantic City, due to lingering concerns about COVID-19. The announcement marks the second consecutive year that the Walk to Washington, the state’s largest business networking event, has been canceled due to the pandemic. Chamber officials said they intend to resume the annual train trip in 2023. (ROI-NJ)
Looking to Get Vaccinated? Here's an Easy Way to Find COVID-19 Vaccines Near You.
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Business Resources
State & Federal Financial Assistance (U.S. Chamber of Commerce)
Reopening Playbook for Employers (U.S. Chamber of Commerce)
Vaccine Guide for Businesses (U.S. Chamber of Commerce)
Jobs and Hiring Portal Job Seekers | Employers (State of N.J.)
Guide to Starting a Business in N.J. (New Jersey Business Action Center)
The Best Tool for Your Business - Membership in the N.J. Chamber
The N.J. Chamber provides members with guest speakers, webinars, networking opportunities and discount programs that help businesses grow. The N.J. Chamber also advocates for pro-growth and pro-business legislation.
N.J. Coronavirus Cases
Total Confirmed Deaths Reported: 25,301
Total Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Reported: 1,051,277
Fully Vaccinated People in N.J.: 6,094,126
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