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Faricy explains popularity of US's complex tax code in Fortune

Read more about why these incentives are so popular in the article, "America’s messy tax code is actually quite popular," published in Fortune. 
May 26, 2021

Executive Education grad serves on panel merging mental health, addiction services

Lisa Hoeschele ’03 M.A. (PA) recently served on a committee guiding a merger of NY's Office of Mental Health and Office of Addiction Services and Supports.
May 17, 2021

Faricy cited in NY Times article on state and local tax deduction debate

Christopher Faricy's book "Welfare for the Wealthy: Parties, Social Spending, and Inequality in the United States" (Cambridge University Press, 2015) was cited in the New York Times article, "Why a $10,000 Tax Deduction Could Hold Up Trillions in Stimulus Funds." 
May 4, 2021

Jackson quoted in Vox article on police reform

Following the Derek Chauvin verdict, President Joe Biden called for changing policing by "acknowledging and confronting, head-on, systemic racism and the racial disparities that exist in policing and in our criminal justice system more broadly." One such idea is to abolish the police. Proponents think communities can work together to regulate themselves without "anti-Black, white supremacist institutions," like the American criminal justice system and policing—which got its start with slave patrols—according to Jenn Jackson, assistant professor of political science. Read more in the Vox article, "9 ideas to solve the broken institution of policing." 
April 27, 2021

Excelsior Fellowship leads to career with New York's Public Safety Office

Charlene Cordero '17 M.P.A./M.A.I.R. landed the job in September 2019 after two years as a New York Excelsior Fellow.
April 6, 2021

Popp weighs in on Biden's green stimulus spending in NY Times, Guardian

"Unless they can pair it with a policy that forces people to reduce emissions, a big spending bill doesn’t have a big impact," says David Popp, professor of public administration and international affairs. But, he adds, "spending money is politically easier than passing policies to cut emissions."
March 31, 2021

Radcliffe comments on corporations' role in politics in Marketplace

"If you don’t take a stand, you’re opening yourself up to criticism of being complicit in legislation that is widely seen as violating individual rights," says Dana Radcliffe, adjunct professor of public administration and international affairs. 
March 30, 2021

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