Written by: Abbey Frazier
Primary Source: Michigan Policy Wonk Blog, March 16, 2018
On the Left
- Time To Double Check Your Paycheck! (You Could Be Paying Later).(link is external) From the Michigan League for Public Policy’s blog Factually Speaking, federal tax reform and your paycheck.
- DeVos Fails Standardized Test(link is external) From Progress Michigan, a reflection on Betsy DeVos’ latest interview on 60 Minutes.
- The Sinister Motive Behind Trump & DeVos’ Plan To Harden Schools(link is external) From Eclectablog, the Executive Administration’s plan for improving safety and education outcomes in schools.
On the Right
- The Revolution Has Started. Now Michigan Must Lead It.(link is external) From Governor Rick Snyder’s blog, redeveloping the education system to better reflect the future of technology and demand.
- Want Money For Roads? Take It From This Failing Program(link is external) From the Mackinac Center for Public Policy blog The MC, how Michigan’s Business Development program funds could be better spent.
- Put ISD Funding On Education Budget Table(link is external) From Michigan Capitol Confidential, an argument for reducing Intermediate School District funding.
Down the Middle
- Candidates For Governor Secretive About Their Personal Finances(link is external) From Politically Speaking, a lack of transparency surrounding gubernatorial candidate finances.
- Howes: Warren Evans Launches Yet Another Push For Regional Transportation In SE Michigan(link is external)From Michigan Public Radio’s Stateside, a revised regional transit plan submitted for Southeast Michigan.
- Michigan Legislature Could Usher In New Era Of Investment By Restoring State Historic Tax Credit(link is external) From the Community Economic Development Association of Michigan, a push for reinstating state tax credit for historic building preservation.
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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.