The micro-cent solution to New Jersey’s economic crisis | Opinion


By David Applefield and Andrew EllisA simple and painless solution holds great promise for rescuing New Jersey from the economic nightmare of COVID-19 and could provide an essential down payment for addressing racial inequality in the Garden State as well: Place a miniscule transaction fee on the torrent of stock market transactions that happens to flow daily through New Jersey.The unwillingness of Republicans in the U.S. Senate to help states devastated by COVID-19 makes the search for other, innovative sources of funding all the more imperative. New Jersey is approaching 12,600 deaths from t…

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