My Turn: The path to economic recovery
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From March 15, days after the government restrictions went into crisis mode to May 9, the latest reporting date at the NHES website, approximately 139,400 New Hampshire residents became unemployed. Based on our February workforce of about 780,200, that is just under an 18% unemployment level. The Great Depression unemployment rate peaked nationally at 25%.
What is it going to take to get our economic health back?