Written by: Matt Grossmann
Primary Source : Michigan Policy Wonk Blog, March 28, 2016
This is the first post in our weekly round-up of policy-relevant reads and IPPSR-connected research (inspired by John Kingdon’s theory (link is external) of policymaking).
- Budget Overlooks Next Community in Crisis (link is external) by Charley Ballard in the Lansing State Journal
- The Future for Flint’s Children (link is external) by Mona Hanna-Attisha in the New York Times. Hanna-Attisha spoke at our Flint water forum in March. She has been nominated to be one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People (link is external).
- Faculty affiliate Sheryl Pimlott Kubiak published new research on “Reporting Sexual Victimization During Incarceration (link is external).”
- Learn From the Costly Mistakes of Failed EAA (link is external) by Sarah Reckhow in the Detroit Free Press. Reckhow spoke at IPPSR’s Detroit schools forum in January.
- WKAR interviews (link is external) Josh Sapotichne and Mona Hanna-Attisha at IPPSR’s Flint water forum.
- A new Michigan task force report (link is external) is sharply critical of the state’s response to the Flint water crisis. It features data from Eric Scorsone on the emergency manager law.
- Rep. Curtis Hertel Sr., Democratic co-Speaker with Republican former Rep. Paul Hillegonds, has died (link is external). He and Hillegonds were featured speakers at IPPSR’s Legislative Leadership Program in 2014.
- Matt Grossmann discusses how most polls missed the close Michigan Sanders-Clinton race at Detroit News (link is external), Vox (link is external), FiveThirtyEight (link is external), and Vice (link is external).
- Matt Grossmann’s research on party asymmetry discussed by Paul (link is external) Krugman (link is external) and Brad Delong (link is external) and in The New Yorker (link is external).
We welcome link submissions from IPPSR affiliates and alumni.
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