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Number Crunch: Safe Cities, Increasing Prices and Bragging

Published Thursday May 5, 2022

Author Matthew J. Mowry

5
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

 

 

89
Percent of small business owners who have increased prices to counter inflation.
Source: Business.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$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.
Source: Digital.com

 

 

 

 

 

$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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