Rutgers University researchers spent months compiling municipal-level data. it offers clarity on where–and who–was most affected by the pandemic.
Rutgers-Camden’s Rand Institute names Egenton advisory board chair
Four regional leaders have been named to new roles within the advisory board for the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden including Michael Egenton, executive vice president of government relations for the New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce, as board chair.
Moorestown School Board To Discuss Budget Changes Next Week
Moorestown Public School District Board of Education looking to adjust the district’s budget due to reductions in state aid next week reference a study by WRI Faculty fellow Michael Hayes which said the district may have to raise taxes if the state reduces state aid by 10 percent due to the pandemic.
Danish Broadcasting Corporation explores Camden community policing
Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR), the national television station in Denmark, highlighted the protests happening in the U.S. following George Floyd’s death and explored the police restructuring in Camden and community policing and de-escalation efforts that have happened as a result. WRI Executive Director Darren Spielman provides expert commentary.
Euronews features the Camden police restructure
On June 9, 2020, Euronews Tonight featured commentary from WRI Executive Director Darren Spielman about police reforms in Camden City.
Moorestown Schools May Raise Taxes If State Aid Falters: Study
The Moorestown Public School District may see a tax increase if the state reduces state aid by 10 percent due to the new coronavirus pandemic, according to a recent study. A new research report from the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden explored the risk exposure factors (REF) for the largest school districts in South Jersey.