Written by: Abbey Frazier
Primary Source: Michigan Policy Wonk Blog, January 26, 2018
On the Left
- Our Bleeding Hearts Might Have Saved Us(link is external) From Ramona’s Voices, how the left should move forward after President Trump’s first year in office.
- Nassar Goes To Prison For Life But MSU Still To Be Held Accountable For Their Role In The Rape Of Over 150 Girls(link is external) From Eclectablog, the university’s role in the decades-long sexual assault of 159 girls by former MSU physician Larry Nassar.
- Hey Arlan! We Care About FOIA Reform(link is external) From Progress Michigan, an argument in favor of FOIA reform in Michigan.
On the Right
- State Budget Rose $5.9 Billion During Gov. Snyder’s Tenure(link is external) From Michigan Capitol Confidential, a look at the state budget under Governor Snyder’s Administration.
- Governor Snyder Should Make Link Between Jobs And Criminal Justice Reform(link is external) From the Mackinac Center for Public Policy blog The MC, how criminal justice reform can help the labor market.
- The Wages Of Sin(link is external) From Right MI, the cost to Michigan taxpayers of litigation surrounding the Nassar case.
Down the Middle
- Hackel, Duggan Butt Heads On Regional Transit Tax(link is external) From Politically Speaking, disagreement over regional transit plans in the Detroit area.
- The Opioid Epidemic From A Transplant Surgeon’s Point Of View(link is external) From Michigan Radio’s Stateside, the impact of the opioid epidemic on organ transplants.
- A Day On, Not A Day Off For CEDAM Americorps Members(link is external) From the CEDAM blog, Americorps members contribute across 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.