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How New Jersey’s 2025 Tax Revenue Projections Might Affect the Budget Surplus

2024-03-26T09:31:17-04:00

By Will Irving. Is the Budget Surplus Safe? Governor Murphy’s recently released FY 2025 budget proposal calls for total appropriations of $55.9 billion, up $1.5 billion (2.7%) from the original FY 2024 appropriation [...]

How New Jersey’s 2025 Tax Revenue Projections Might Affect the Budget Surplus2024-03-26T09:31:17-04:00

March 18, 2024 – New Jersey State Policy Updates

2024-03-19T13:54:26-04:00

Economics Legislation for Heat-Related Workplace Protections Faces Opposition - Lawmakers introduced in February A3521/S2422, a bill which would immediately require employers to offer protections to workers who face extreme heat, including providing cold water, paid rest breaks with access to shade or climate-controlled spaces, and an emergency response to heat-related employee illnesses, as well as limiting [...]

March 18, 2024 – New Jersey State Policy Updates2024-03-19T13:54:26-04:00

There’s a hidden way politics shapes regulation. The Supreme Court should take note.

2024-03-18T12:07:39-04:00

The Supreme Court appears poised to overturn the "Chevron deference," which established a two-step process for judicial evaluation of the legality of agency regulations. Bearing this in mind, NJSPL Principal Investigator Dean Stuart Shapiro weighs in on the perception by some that regulations issued by the executive branch are not influenced by political influence.

There’s a hidden way politics shapes regulation. The Supreme Court should take note.2024-03-18T12:07:39-04:00

Developing Survey Instrument to Examine Equity in Access to New Jersey Virtual Schwartz Rounds Emotional Support Program for Nurses

2024-03-18T14:53:20-04:00

By Irina B. Grafova, Pamela B. de Cordova, Jennifer Polakowski, and Jessica Anderson. New Jersey Virtual Schwartz Rounds (VSR) programs aim to provide a forum for nursing peers [...]

Developing Survey Instrument to Examine Equity in Access to New Jersey Virtual Schwartz Rounds Emotional Support Program for Nurses2024-03-18T14:53:20-04:00

We need to fix OPRA. Let’s start here | Opinion

2024-03-14T11:19:32-04:00

Research Affiliate Marc Pfeiffer published an op ed on NJ.com making the case for why New Jersey state legislature needs to update the Open Public Records Act and how best to do so while maintaining effective government administration, access to records, and ensuring transparency and integrity.

We need to fix OPRA. Let’s start here | Opinion2024-03-14T11:19:32-04:00

March 11, 2024 – New Jersey State Policy Updates

2024-03-12T15:48:57-04:00

Education Five Bills to Reduce Teacher Shortage Pass Assembly Committee - On March 4, the Assembly Education Committee passed five bills aimed to address a teacher shortage in the state by targeting teacher recruitment and retainment. The following bills face review in other committees and full legislative bodies before consideration by Gov. Phil Murphy. Bill [...]

March 11, 2024 – New Jersey State Policy Updates2024-03-12T15:48:57-04:00

Incorporating Equity into Agency Performance Assessment: Lessons for New Jersey

2024-03-11T10:03:57-04:00

By Marilyn Rubin Equity measures as part of department/agency performance assessment are essential to government efforts to incorporate equity into decision-making, programming, and service delivery. Equity in agency performance assessments helps to ensure that public dollars do not fund programs, projects, or policies that exacerbate inequities. In New Jersey, the state government is proactively advancing [...]

Incorporating Equity into Agency Performance Assessment: Lessons for New Jersey2024-03-11T10:03:57-04:00

Free Financial Education Program Launches For Newark Women

2024-03-05T09:56:02-05:00

In a recent statement from Mayor Ras Baraka announcing that Newark First Lady Linda Baraka will lead the Newark Women Moving Forward financial initiative, he cited a report authored in collaboration with the New Jersey State Policy Lab and the Center for Women and Work which examined the impact inflation has had on New Jerseyans.

Free Financial Education Program Launches For Newark Women2024-03-05T09:56:02-05:00
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