Tag: Michael Hayes

Another Round? Public Policy Expert Talks Pros and Cons of Second Stimulus Package

Another Round? Public Policy Expert Talks Pros and Cons of Second Stimulus Package

Michael Hayes, assistant professor of public policy and administration, gives his take on another round of stimulus spending.

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South Jersey School Districts Face Budgetary Distress Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

South Jersey School Districts Face Budgetary Distress Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

South Jersey’s largest school districts are facing unprecedented financial distress due to shortfalls in federal and state funding caused by reactions to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Public Policy Expert Explains Economic Impact of Legal Marijuana

Public Policy Expert Explains Economic Impact of Legal Marijuana

By Tom McLaughlin New Jersey inched closer toward legalized recreational marijuana use on Nov. 26 when the senate budget and appropriations committee and assembly appropriations committee approved a new plan to regulate and tax it. So what will be the economic impact of legal cannabis and what can we learn from other states that have […]

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Rand Institute Study Reveals State Funding Disparities for South Jersey’s Poorest Municipalities

Rand Institute Study Reveals State Funding Disparities for South Jersey’s Poorest Municipalities

By Tom McLaughlin South Jersey’s most economically distressed municipalities receive significantly less state funding assistance than similarly poor municipalities elsewhere throughout the state, according to new research by the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden. “This finding suggests that state policymakers should review the formula for how New Jersey municipalities receive […]

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Public Policy Expert Selected for Distinguished Emerging Education Policy Scholars Program

Public Policy Expert Selected for Distinguished Emerging Education Policy Scholars Program

By Tom McLaughlin Building on his burgeoning reputation as a public policy expert, Michael Hayes, an assistant professor of public policy and administration at Rutgers University–Camden, has been selected as a member of the 2016-17 class of the Emerging Education Policy Scholars (EEPS) program. Offered jointly by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute and the American […]

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