Business Pandemic Recovery Initiative

A business line of credit might be simpler to get accredited for nevertheless it works a little in a special way than a mortgage. With a loan, you’re getting a lump sum of money that you ought to use to fund your business. You then repay the loan in accordance with the compensation schedule set by the lender. Working with angel buyers to finance a business has some key benefits, … Read More

Economy adds whopping 916,000 jobs as recovery accelerates

The U.S. added a whopping 916,000 jobs and the unemployment rate fell to 6 percent in March as the recovery from the coronavirus recession chugged ahead, the Labor Department reported Friday.

The March jobs report showed the U.S. economy picking up speed as COVID-19 vaccinations accelerated, restrictions eased and President BidenJoe BidenThe Hill’s Morning Report – Biden may find zero GOP support for jobs plan Republicans don’t think Biden

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Projections hint at long recovery for US tourism hot spots

A global pandemic that fell disproportionately on low-income Americans is likely to lead to a recovery that will leave communities heavy on those same workers struggling to keep up.

A new analysis of projected job growth over the next decade shows growth slowing over the next decade among workers in the accommodation and food businesses, and especially so in states that rely heavily on tourism to fund their budgets.


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Gov. Scott delivers 2021 budget address, focusing on recovery and revitalization

MONTPELIER, Vt. (WFFF) – Gov. Phil Scott delivered his fifth budget address to Vermont lawmakers on Tuesday, pitching what he views as a balanced budget with bold investments in the economy, infrastructure and climate change.

Gov. Scott said the $6.83 billion budget will help pave the way for pandemic recovery in all corners of the state, while also working to address a host of issues Vermont was confronting before COVID-19

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Hunterdon Economic Recovery Task Force awards grants to local businesses

The new Hunterdon Economic Recovery Task Force has worked with the Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce Foundation to establish a Hunterdon Economic Recovery Fund.

Recently, the Chamber Foundation has awarded six Small Business Recovery Grants through the Hunterdon Economic Recovery Fund. The Task Force was established this year as a direct result of the pandemic.

“The Task Force was formed to look at the long-term recovery needs for the business

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Student-led ‘Splinters Project’ transforming fallen trees into art to benefit derecho recovery

MARION, Iowa (KCRG) – Just steps from Marion’s City Square Park, where a branch still pokes through the tattered roof of the old railroad depot, damaged in the Aug. 10 derecho, chainsaws buzz new life into loss.

Starting over the weekend through Friday, Nov. 20, artists are transforming trees felled by the storm into bears, cardinals, eagles, and other art as part of the Iowa BIG Splinters Project.

“Each one

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Why nature is our best ally for a post-Covid recovery

Investments that protect and restore nature can deliver good economic returns and employment benefits

Patrick Verkooijen

CEO of the Global Center on Adaptation

National leaders are increasingly promising a green industrial revolution to drive their economies’ post-Covid recovery. They are right in believing we cannot go back to our bad old ways. But expensive investments in technologies such as offshore wind turbines and carbon capture and storage risk overlooking

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Study: Solid data needed to make tough decisions for economic recovery

Teri Ooms, Institute executive director at The Institute for Public Policy & Economic Development at Wilkes University, said The Institute realizes regional leaders will need reliable information, unbiased fact-based analysis, and real-time data to make the tough decisions necessary for a successful economic recovery.

“These decisions will need to be data-driven and The Institute is answering the call,” Ooms said. “Our region needs a well-defined path forward and we strongly

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Losses Mount For Hotel Owners Burning Through Cash As Recovery Slows

Major U.S. hotel companies lost hundreds of millions of dollars in the spring as they gradually reopened hotels this summer to low demand, and their leaders expect there could be a long road back to profitability. 

The 1 Hotel South Beach at 2341 Collins Ave. in Miami Beach

Courtesy: 1 Hotel South Beach

The 1 Hotel South Beach at 2341 Collins Ave. in Miami Beach

The hotel industry, by job losses and debt defaults, has been the hardest hit by the pandemic.

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Ericsson Gets Lockdown Boost, Autos See Recovery: Earnings Wrap

(Bloomberg) — Some slivers of light emerged for the car industry as the first week of earnings season wrapped up for European companies, while the benefits of working from home showed up in results from telecom-equipment company Ericsson AB.

German car manufacturer Daimler AG said Friday it saw a gradual recovery in orders in the latter part of the second quarter and rival Volkswagen AG predicted the rebound in China’s

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Trip.com Group’s New Recovery Campaign Shows Tourism Leaders Still Long for China’s Outbound Travelers

That it took Trip.com Group to pull together the global travel industry in a travel revival campaign rather than a world tourism body, Google Travel or Booking Holdings, shows the ongoing importance of the China outbound travel market.

In a never-before spectacle of global industry unity, Trip.com Group roped in more than 70 tourism, aviation, and hotel leaders worldwide to individually address tourists why their next trip would be their

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