Maxwell School News and Commentary
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Purser Discusses Syracuse’s Housing Market, High Rent Costs in Syracuse.com Article
“Certainly, there’s not enough affordable housing,” says Gretchen Purser, associate professor of sociology. “You have a situation of high poverty and a really kind of outrageous rental market in Syracuse.”
See related: Housing, New York State
Hamersma Discusses the Impact of Medicaid Eligibility Reviews on County Residents With Syracuse.com
Sarah Hamersma, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, believes the number of Onondaga County residents who lose coverage will be less than the 9.5% estimated by a federal government study. That’s because New York’s Medicaid and other public health insurance programs are more generous than those offered by many other states, she says.
See related: New York State, U.S. Health Policy
Reeher Weighs in on Changing NY Sentencing Rules in Syracuse.com Article
Grant Reeher, professor of political science says the bills sound like they make sense and they could not only help lower some of the expensive costs of incarceration, but also help with some social issues. “But politically, the timing of these things couldn’t be worse,” Reeher says.
See related: Civil Rights, Crime & Violence, Government, New York State, Race & Ethnicity, State & Local
Purser Quoted in Syracuse.com Article on Amazon Warehouses, Labor Woes
Gretchen Purser, associate professor of sociology, was quoted in the Syracuse.com article, "Amazon overbuilt warehouses and faces labor woes. But at new site in Clay, it’s prime time."
See related: Labor, State & Local, United States
Purser Weighs in on NY’s Warehouse Worker Protection Act in Syracuse.com Article
Gretchen Purser, associate professor of sociology, was quoted in the Syracuse.com article, "As Amazon grows in Clay, NY lawmakers pass bill targeting e-commerce giant’s production quotas."
See related: Labor, New York State, State & Local
Rubinstein Piece on Onondaga County’s Lead Poisoning Crisis Published on Syracuse.com
"$85M for aquarium better spent attacking lead poisoning," co-authored by Distinguished Professor of Anthropology Robert Rubinstein, was published on Syracuse.com.
See related: Health Policy, New York State, State & Local
Dennison Discusses the Upstate-Crouse Hospital Merger with Syracuse.com
Professor of Practice Emeritus Tom Dennison was quoted in the Syracuse.com article "Syracuse hospital merger: Upstate and Crouse, once fierce rivals, unite to grow stronger."
See related: Health Policy, New York State
Williams Discusses the Russia-Ukraine Crisis with Spectrum News, Syracuse.com
Michael Williams, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, spoke with Spectrum News and Syracuse.com about the latest actions by the U.S. and NATO connected to Russia's invasion into Ukraine.
Hammond, Reeher Op-Ed on Redistricting NY Published on Syracuse.com
See related: New York State, State & Local, U.S. Elections
Sharp examines racism, US history in Syracuse.com piece
See related: Race & Ethnicity, United States