Written by: Abbey Frazier
Primary Source: Michigan Policy Wonk Blog, June 7, 2017
Our weekly roundup of policy-relevant reads and IPPSR-connected research.
- No Easy Answers But At Least Right Questions At Mackinac Policy Conference (link is external) IPPSR Affiliate Charles Ballard reflects on themes discussed at annual Mackinac Policy Conference.
- How To Attack Africa’s Neonatal Mortality Problem (link is external) IPPSR Affiliate Sue Grady leads study on reducing child mortality rates in Africa.
- Detroit’s New Streetcar Is OK, But It Can’t Save A City (link is external) IPPSR Affiliate Laura Reese is quoted on Detroit’s recovery.
- Making Cities Great Will Take Funding Fix, Mayor Bliss Says At Mackinac Policy Conference (link is external) IPPSR Affiliate Josh Sapotichne serves on panel at Mackinac Policy Conference.
- Study Examines Sexual Violence Against College Women With Disabilities (link is external) MSU Human Development and Family Studies Chairperson Amy Bonomi leads study on violence against women.
- 10 Ways Michigan Lawmakers Are Aiming To Change Gun Laws (link is external) MPLP Alumni and state Sen. Wayne Schmidt is one of several legislators proposing new gun legislation.
- Who Stands To Gain If Michigan Moves To A Part-Time Legislature? (link is external) IPPSR Director Matt Grossmann discusses what a part-time legislature could look like in Michigan.
- Political Leadership Program Seeking Applicants (link is external) IPPSR’s Michigan Political Leadership Program (MPLP) is seeking aspiring political leaders.
- Few Lawmakers Lining Up Behind Part-Time Legislature (link is external) MPLP Alumni and House Democratic Leader Sam Singh weights in on part-time legislature discussions.
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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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