Written by: Abbey Frazier
Primary Source: Michigan Policy Wonk Blog, May 8, 2017
Our weekly roundup of policy-relevant reads and IPPSR-connected research.
- Fake News And Filters Aren’t Fooling Internet Users (link is external) IPPSR Affiliate William Dutton conducts international survey on internet users and fake news.
- Climate Change, Tornadoes And Mobile Homes: A Dangerous Mix (link is external) IPPSR Affiliate Mark Skidmore co-authors study on climate change and mobile home living.
- Will Crony Capitalists Make Detroit Great Again? (link is external) Research by IPPSR Affiliate Laura Reese on Detroit revitalization referenced in the context of brownfield tax credits.
- Legislature Studying Options To Give Gary Schools A Better Future (link is external) IPPSR Affiliate David Arsen is quoted on emergency manager laws in Michigan schools.
- Millennials Marry Later Than Previous Generations (link is external) IPPSR Affiliate William Chopik discusses trends in millennial marriage patterns and the underlying causes.
- Lansing Promotes Science To Improve Policies (link is external) IPPSR Affiliate Laura Olabisi comments on recent executive orders curbing environmental regulations.
- With EL Millage OK’d, Red Cedar Renovations To Begin In October (link is external) MPLP Alumni and House Democratic Leader Sam Singh discusses East Lansing school millage.
- Schmidt Bill Creates Provisional Concealed Pistol License For 18 To 20 Year Old Michiganders (link is external) MPLP Alumni and state Sen. Wayne Schmidt introduces CPL bill.
- Michigan House Approves Brownfield Tax Breaks (link is external) MPLP Alumni and state Sen. Kenneth Horn sponsors recently passed brownfield tax breaks for developers.
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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.