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Number Crunch: Safe Cities, Increasing Prices and Bragging

Published Thursday May 5, 2022

Author Matthew J. Mowry

How many NH towns were named on the 100 Safest Cities in America list. They are: Alstead (#51), Kingston (#83), Strafford (#85), Springfield (#94) and Danville (#100).
Source: CCTV Camera World



Percent of small business owners who have increased prices to counter inflation.











$138 million
Wages lost by NH workers sick with COVID-19 in 2020 due to a lack of, or inadequate, paid leave.
Sources: “Lost Work Time for U.S. Employee COVID-19 Cases,” Integrated Benefits Institute





2 in 5
The number of Americans who plan to start a business in 2022.






$225 Million
How much federal funding NH is receiving to repair and replace bridges statewide.
Source: Office of U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen




Did You Know?
Get ready to brag. A recent report from Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business found that “expertise signaling” by founders—acting like an expert even without experience— plays a significant role in companies funding deals.
Source: Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business



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