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How to ensure that Biden’s environmental and labor regulations survive

2024-05-06T11:42:15-04:00

The Briden administration has released a series of new regulatory changes in the past month, including labor and environmental regulations. NJSPL Principal Investigator Dean Stuart Shapiro discusses how these regulations may have the ability to endure past this first presidential term in his latest op-ed from The Hill.

How to ensure that Biden’s environmental and labor regulations survive2024-05-06T11:42:15-04:00

NJ’s property tax rate leads the country. Where does your town stand?

2024-05-06T11:28:16-04:00

A new article in NorthJersey.com cited a report published R/ECON and the New Jersey State Policy Lab examining influences to New Jersey's municipal tax rates.

NJ’s property tax rate leads the country. Where does your town stand?2024-05-06T11:28:16-04:00

COMMENTARY: The freedom to read: Books in the crosshairs of the culture wars

2024-05-07T13:38:33-04:00

NJSPL Policy Fellow Linda Stamato authored a new op-ed in The Bernardsville News discussing the importance of libraries and the freedom to read in the wake of mounting book bans.

COMMENTARY: The freedom to read: Books in the crosshairs of the culture wars2024-05-07T13:38:33-04:00

Commentary: Freedom to read is freedom to think. It’s time for NJ lawmakers to protect both

2024-04-22T10:42:20-04:00

NJSPL Policy Fellow Linda Stamato published a new op-ed in MorristownGreen discusses the importance of the freedom to read in the face of increasing book bans targeting public libraries across the nation.

Commentary: Freedom to read is freedom to think. It’s time for NJ lawmakers to protect both2024-04-22T10:42:20-04:00

The Newark Women Moving Forward Financial Initiative Offers Free Education and Solutions for Personal, Business Finances, Home Ownership, and Estate Planning

2024-04-01T10:17:05-04:00

Africa.com highlights a new program the City of Newark has just announced, Women Moving Forward Financial Initiative, which intends to offer comprehensive financial education and tools to better empower women. In the announcement Mayor Baraka cites a recent NJSPL report on rising inflation in New Jersey.

The Newark Women Moving Forward Financial Initiative Offers Free Education and Solutions for Personal, Business Finances, Home Ownership, and Estate Planning2024-04-01T10:17:05-04:00

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

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

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

The Wrap: School Regionalization, Ratepayers, Housing Crisis

2024-02-20T11:44:55-05:00

In the Cape May County Herald's weekly newsletter, an NJSPL R/ECON blog was referenced in relation to the growing housing crisis in New Jersey and the ongoing legislative steps that are being taken to address this crisis.

The Wrap: School Regionalization, Ratepayers, Housing Crisis2024-02-20T11:44:55-05:00
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