Written by: Abbey Frazier
Primary Source: Michigan Policy Wonk Blog, February 20, 2017
- How The Fed Can Maintain Its Independence (link is external) IPPSR Affiliate Lisa Cook discusses the future of the Federal Reserve System’s independence.
- $94 Million Millage Proposal May Be A Tough Sell (link is external) IPPSR Affiliate Josh Cowen comments on school of choice and school competitiveness.
- Michigan Expert Urges Continued Education Advocacy Following DeVos Confirmation (link is external) IPPSR Affiliate Sarah Reckhow discusses the impact on education policy after DeVos confirmation.
- The Glass Is Half Full At Most When It Comes To Detroit’s Recovery, Say Professors (link is external) IPPSR Affiliate Laura Reese co-authors article on the state of Detroit’s recovery.
- Bill Could Reduce Income Tax, Eliminate It (link is external) IPPSR Affiliate Charles Ballard, director of IPPSR’s State of the State Survey, contributes to discussions on the proposed income tax repeal.
- What If The Internet Stopped For A Day? (link is external) IPPSR Affiliate William Dutton is quoted on internet access.
- MSU Forum Highlights Challenges And Opportunities In Developing Autonomous And Connected Vehicles For Our Future Mobility (link is external) Autonomous vehicle technology –issues and policies connected to the drive for new forms of mobility was fueled at IPPSR’s Public Policy Forum last week.
- Detroit School Closure Plan Draws Objections (link is external) Rep. Sylvia Santana, an alumni of IPPSR’s Michigan Political Leadership Program (MPLP), spoke out on the need for impact studies prior to school closings.
- Dogs On Restaurant Patios? Bill To Allow It In Michigan Is Back (link is external) Rep. Margaret O’Brien, an MPLP alumni, sponsors bill allowing dogs on outdoor patios.
- Deadly 2013 Crash May Change Michigan Vehicle Code To Help Families Seeking Justice (link is external) State Sen. Wayne Schmidt, an MPLP alumni, reintroduces bill to change Michigan vehicle code.
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Abbey entered the Masters in Public Policy program in the fall of 2016 and she currently works as a policy fellow for Michigan State’s Institute for Public Policy and Social Research (IPPSR). She has also worked as a budget & policy analyst for the State Budget Office covering health and social welfare policy and financing since 2014. Abbey received her B.A. in economics from Michigan State in 2013.
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