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Reflections: What Made in New Jersey means to me

Welding with mig-mag method

Amid COVID-19's onset "[t]here were no yard banners or commercials or celebrity tweets citing the role of manufacturing during this unprecedented time in our lives. The only mentions came when there were brief shortages of select products – namely toilet paper. Otherwise, we generally had more than enough to feed us, to medicate us, to protect us and sustain us. For the most part these were not items shipped from overseas, but in many cases, from right down the street. That’s Made in New Jersey to me," writes NJMEP President and CEO John Kennedy.

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Sept. 27, 2021 Edition of NJBIZ

Sept. 27, 2021 Edition of NJBIZ

This week’s digital issue of NJBIZ – featuring industrial developers look for land as work to improve supply chains ramps up, how's hiring in September?, a car designed specifically for liquor store shopping we shine our spotlight on Manufacturing, and more!

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No. 2: Brian Strom

Brian Strom

As the pandemic took hold in New Jersey, the chancellor of Rutgers School of Biomedical and Health Sciences took a leading role in the state's contact tracing program along with its study on COVID-19’s effect on health care workers,

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No. 10: Sean Spiller

Sean Spiller, president, NJEA.

He's the new president of the New Jersey Education Association, a union perhaps unmatched in power among labor groups. As head of the state’s largest teacher’s union, he'll channel that power from offices directly across the street from the Statehouse in Trenton.

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OPINION: Get ready

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"There is a widespread push in many federal agencies to investigate small businesses that borrowed funds from the Small Business Authority and/or the Payroll Protection Program (PPP). Small businesses as well as their owners now need protection against governmental agencies that have turned against those small businesses they claimed they were trying to help. These investigations are dangerous because they can result in both criminal and civil penalties that can destroy a business and its owners." Archer & Greiner partner Michael Horn on what to keep in mind that can make the difference between an investigation becoming a minor inconvenience or a life changing event.

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