Written by: Abbey Frazier
Primary Source: Michigan Policy Wonk Blog, May 1, 2017
Our weekly roundup of policy-relevant reads and IPPSR-connected research.
- Full Day Kindergarten: NH Republicans Have Lost Their Minds (link is external) IPPSR Affiliate Todd Elder discusses prescription drugs and their impact on children.
- National Mental Health Survey Finds Widespread Ignorance, Stigma (link is external) IPPSR Affiliate Mark Skidmore co-authors national survey on mental health literacy.
- Municipalities’ Fiscal Outlook Gloomy Despite Recovering Economy (link is external) MPLP Alumni and House Democratic Leader Sam Singh comments on historical revenue sharing.
- Does School Competition Lift All Boats Like Jeb Bush Says? (link is external) IPPSR Affiliate David Arsen comments on the competitive effects of school choice
- Democrats Bid To Slow Dodd Frank Reform (link is external) IPPSR Affiliate Lisa Cook testified at a recent congressional hearing on financial reform.
- House Panels Oks Tax Incentives For Developers (link is external) MPLP Alumni and state Sen. Ken Horn leads efforts to provide tax incentives for developers.
- How Have Trump’s First 100 Days Affected Michigan? (link is external) IPPSR Affiliate Charles Ballard is interviewed on the new presidential administration’s first 100 days in office.
- Local Students Nominated For Capital’s Top Intern Award (link is external) IPPSR Director Matt Grossmann is quoted on IPPSR’s Rosenthal Award for legislative interns.
- FGM Case Sparks Indictments And Legislation (link is external) MPLP Alumni and state Sen. Margaret O’Brien introduces legislation to make female genital mutilation a felony in Michigan.
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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.