Lisa Jacknow spent years working in national and local news in and around New York City before moving to Princeton. Working as both a TV producer and news reporter, Lisa came to this area to focus on the local news of Mercer County at WZBN-TV. In recent years, she got immersed in the Princeton community by serving leadership roles at local schools in addition to volunteering for other local non-profits. In her free time, Lisa loves to spend time with her family, play tennis, sing and play the piano. A graduate of the S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, Lisa was raised just north of Boston, Massachusetts but has lived in the tri-state area since college. She is excited to be Editor and head writer for Princeton Perspectives!
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The Pulse of Princeton:
How is inflation affecting you?
Did You Know?
- This year’s high inflation will mean the rise of the minimum wage in NJ, due to go into effect in January, will go up at least $1.13 instead of $1
- The highest price of regular unleaded gas recorded in Mercer County was $5.082 in June 2022
- Domestic airfare prices are expected to drop 25% later this month, down from the peak in May (Hopper.com)
- NJ now helps you save! By the end of 2022, all private NJ employers (with 25+ employees) must either provide a retirement savings program or facilitate their employees’ enrollment into the NJ Secure Choice Savings Program Fund
In This Issue
- Editor’s Note
- The Pulse of Princeton: How is inflation affecting you?
- Record-High Fuel Costs Benefit the Big Guys and Hurt Local Owners and Consumers
- Traveling from Princeton Doesn’t Have to Stop, Suggestions to Vacation Near Home
- Tips & Tidbits to Help You Enjoy NJ Despite the Current Economy
- Inflation is Here – Steps to Help You Get Through