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Reeher quoted in Newsday article on Gov. Cuomo's budget

April 14, 2021
Gov. Andrew Cuomo adopted a $212 billion state budget last week that raised spending $18 billion, or nearly 10 percent. 

Lovely quoted in Axios piece on how companies handle controversies

March 29, 2021
"Companies are really in the crosshairs...with the potential of losing access to the consumer market," says Professor Mary Lovely. 

Burman weighs in on scope of Biden's stimulus plan in Business Insider article

March 29, 2021
Leonard Burman, Paul Volcker Chair in Behavioral Economics, was quoted in the Business Insider article, "Biden is splitting with Obama on the economy and the proof is in their stimulus plans."

Rasmussen speaks to Bloomberg about the Founders' disillusionment

March 26, 2021
In his new book, “Fears of a Setting Sun: The Disillusionment of America’s Founders” (Princeton University Press, 2021), Dennis Rasmussen, professor of political science, grapples with the founding generation’s deep and abiding doubts about their experiment.

Reeher weighs in on NY's 2022 gubernatorial race in Press-Republican

March 24, 2021
Professor Grant Reeher says next year's Democratic primary may favor a left-leaning candidate such as Attorney General Letitia James, should she decide to go for the governor's office.

Burman discusses Biden's tax proposal in Vox article

March 19, 2021
"Taking out the politics, planning a tax bill that would help reduce inequality, make the system work better, raise revenue to slow the rate of growth of the debt, all of those things would make a whole lot of sense," says Leonard Burman, Paul Volcker Chair in Behavioral Economics. "But the question is just timing, and it’s always a bad time for a tax increase because it’s hard to get your base excited about raising taxes."

Pralle talks to Forbes about FEMA's upcoming changes, flood insurance

March 19, 2021
For homeowners, or prospective buyers, "rising insurance rates could lead to a reduction in home values," says Sarah Pralle, associate professor of political science, and "they could be forced to sell at a loss, or even abandon their property." 

Lovely quoted in Reuters article on Biden's nominee for US Trade Representative

March 18, 2021
"The 98-0 vote in favor does, I believe, show her views are in line with many senators on trade," say Professor Mary Lovely. 

Faricy piece on Biden's American Rescue Plan published in The Hill

March 15, 2021
"Our recent analysis of public opinion about people’s attitudes toward government assistance shows that Democrats can gain the support of conservative voters for assistance to the poor through smart policy design. And there is no better example than the American Rescue Plan (ARP)," Associate Professor of Political Science Chris Faricy and Christopher Ellis (Bucknell University) write.

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