Written by: Abbey Frazier
Primary Source: Michigan Policy Wonk Blog, January 19, 2018
- How Many Grace Hoppers Have Been Lost From The Innovation Pipeline?(link is external) IPPSR affiliate Lisa Cook noted for research on innovation among women and African Americans.
- Jobs Are Plentiful In Some Rural Areas. Housing, Not So Much(link is external) IPPSR affiliate Mark Skidmore discusses housing shortages in rural America.
- Old Specimen Provides New Insight Into Invasive Algae(link is external) IPPSR affiliate Eric Freedman pens article on invasive algae in Michigan waters.
- State Of The State Podcast Examines K-12 Education Finance And Policy(link is external) IPPSR Director Matt Grossmann and affiliates Charles Ballard and Kristi Bowman release policy podcast discussing Michigan education issues.
- $2.5 Million Grant To Help Improve Agricultural Consumption Of Water, Energy(link is external) IPPSR affiliates Jinhua Zhao and Adam Zwickle contributing to USDA grant exploring water and energy management.
- Ann Arbor Protestors Spell ‘Save The Deer’ Outside City Hall(link is external) IPPSR survey on deer-management population in Ann Arbor noted in light of protests surrounding annual deer-cull.
- First Sample Of Prevailing Wage Repeal Signatures Comes Up Short(link is external) MPLP alumni and State Representative Brian Elder comments on ballot proposal to repeal prevailing wage.
- These Are Michigan’s Most Liberal And Conservative Legislators(link is external) MPLP alumni and State Senator Peter MacGregor found to be among Michigan’s most conservative legislators.
- Dems And Republicans To Battle Over Michigan’s Open Congressional Seats(link is external) IPPSR Director Matt Grossmann discusses Michigan’s upcoming Congressional races.
- Growing Bipartisan Chorus Of Lawmakers Want Michigan State University President Out(link is external)MPLP alumni and House Democratic Leader Sam Singh part of coalition of lawmakers demanding President Simon’s resignation.
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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.