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If COVID-19 turns into a full-blown pandemic, New Jersey businesses will be better prepared for major disruptions than they were 10 years ago, NJBIA President and CEO Michele Siekerka told 101.5 news radio in a story aired this morning.

In short, New Jersey businesses learned a lesson in 2012 when Superstorm Sandy flooded large portions of New Jersey and knocked out power in some areas for weeks.

“More often than not New Jersey businesses are much more prepared today than they would have been a decade ago,” Siekerka said. “Living in a post-[Superstorm] Sandy world here, I think Jersey businesses learned all about emergency preparedness.”

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