Constituent policy

Promote fiscally responsible public policy

This year marks the tenth anniversary of the State Fiscal Officers Foundation (SFOF), a 501(c)(3) established to promote fiscally responsible public policy and help states uphold the principles of democracy. . The SFOF partners with state fiscal officers and key private and public sector stakeholders to push back against policies that undermine economic freedom and […]

Redistributive policy

Professor Umich Ford speaks about social justice and policy-making at events

The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy organized a online seminar March 10 to discuss the intersection between social justice issues and environmental policy-making in the United States as part of their public policy and institutional discrimination lecture series. Joshua Bassechesformer associate professor of public policy, spoke on the equitable reduction of greenhouse gas […]

Redistributive policy

Podcast: Women and the social security system

On this episode of Policy Forum ModuleElise Klein from Australian National University and Kay Cook from Swinburne University join us to discuss how to improve Australia’s social security system, especially how it serves women. Does the Australian social security system serve women as it should? How is care valued within the system? And what policy […]

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Rural commission bill misses the point » Publications » Washington Policy Center

The vast majority of Washington State’s population lives in urban centers. In reality, 80.7 percent of Washingtonians live in suburban or urban areas. So why the last minute filing of HB 2136a bill to create the Washington State Rural Commission, do you feel so insincere? Maybe now is the time. Perhaps it is the creation […]

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Wisconsin Policy Forum: Income Tax Changes Lower Average Rates, But Not For Everyone

As state officials have cut income taxes by billions of dollars over the past decade, average tax rates have fallen for most Wisconsin residents, but rates for those in incomes have increased, finds a new report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum. Significant income tax cuts enacted last summer are likely to accentuate the downward trend […]

Regulatory policy

Podcast: Globalization and the search for common ground

On this episode of Policy Forum ModuleAnthea Roberts and Nicolas Lamp – authors of The six faces of globalization: who wins, who loses and why it matters – join us to discuss the need for empathy in debates about economic globalization. For decades, the principles of economic globalization have played a key role in shaping […]

Regulatory policy

Phantom Finance: A review of the scientific literature on the public policy impact of blockchain-based digital economies

As the Internet continues to transform our modern world, new developments in distributed ledger technologies (DLT) promise to revolutionize the monetary system as we know it. A prime example is the emergence of digital asset economies, which encourage users to buy and sell secure data on the blockchain as a form of commodity token. Yet, […]

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Niti Aayog will roll out its EV battery swap policy in four months

Public policy think tank Niti Aayog plans to roll out a ‘battery swap policy’ – which will give EV buyers the option of not owning their battery, reducing upfront cost and accelerating adoption of VE – in the next 3-4 months. “I am confident that electric vehicles will be cheaper than ICE-powered vehicles in the […]

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Commentary on Budget 2022: What are the policy challenges in a post-pandemic Singapore?

One thing that set the 2022 budget apart from previous ones was its outline of a vision for post-pandemic Singapore reconstruction, even if Finance Minister Lawrence Wong did not express it in such grandiose terms. Taxes and their impact on business figured prominently, underscoring the government’s watchful eye on global developments. Proactively exploring a corporate […]

Redistributive policy

Budget 2022: What are the policy challenges in a post-pandemic Singapore?

One thing that set the 2022 budget apart from previous ones was its outline of a vision for post-pandemic Singapore reconstruction, even if Finance Minister Lawrence Wong did not express it in such grandiose terms. Taxes and their impact on business figured prominently, underscoring the government’s watchful eye on global developments. Proactively exploring a corporate […]

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SF Police Crime Lab Ends Policy Allowing Investigators to Match Rape Victim’s Examination DNA to Unrelated Crimes

The San Francisco police crime lab ended a policy that allowed the DNA profiles of rape victims to be linked to unrelated criminal cases – a recently exposed practice that prompted nationwide rebukes over what was considered a shocking violation of victims’ privacy. The policy changes, which were announced to lab staff on Friday, came […]

Regulatory policy

Schroders: Public Policy Leader discusses impact of regulation for financial advisors at #LangcatLive2022

As a proud sponsor of #LangcatLive2022, Schroders has joined other influential organizations in the financial services industry to tackle some of the biggest issues facing the savings and investment industry today. today confronted. ‘Who benefits?’ was the key question debated at this year’s conference hosted by knowledge, research and communications consultancy, The Langcat. The event […]

Regulatory policy

Call for Applications for the CCG-NLUD Technology Law and Policy Certificate Course

The Center for Communication Governance, National Law University, Delhi is delighted to announce the first edition of the Certificate Course in Technology Law and Policy – ​​a 6-month online certificate course organized and delivered by academics and expert researchers from CCG and NLU Delhi. The course is an exciting opportunity to learn the legal, public […]

Distributive policy

The “fiscal policy statement” can reveal what the government really thinks

This is a repost of a article originally published on pundit.co.nz. It’s here with permission. The parliamentary year opens on Tuesday, February 8, with the Prime Minister delivering a statement to the House that reviews public affairs and outlines the government’s legislative and other policy intentions for the coming year. It has a wider scope […]

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PHONE2ACTION BECOMES CAPITOL CANARY; LAUNCHES NEW TOOLS TO HELP DEVELOP POLICY AND ENGAGE VOTERS AHEAD OF THE 2022 MID-TERM ELECTIONS

“Since our inception in 2012, thousands of organizations have trusted our platform to help them shape public policy and make stakeholder voices heard. Together, we’ve transformed the way voters interact with their legislators. and how public policy is formed, from Capitol Hill to City Hall,” said Capitol Canary CEO steven schneider. “As we change our […]

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Spotify explains COVID-19 misinformation policy and hints Joe Rogan is safe

After weeks of criticism of Spotify’s controversial podcast host Joe Rogan and the company’s opaque approach to moderating potentially dangerous inaccurate content about COVID-19 on its platform, the streaming service’s CEO Popular Daniel Ek acknowledged on Sunday that “we haven’t been transparent around the policies that guide our content more broadly. “Based on feedback over […]

Redistributive policy

Economic inequality in Germany: a long-term view

Recent years have seen a flourishing of studies on pre-industrial inequality and the factors leading to increases or decreases in inequality. The Great Recession made inequality a hot topic in political debates (Wade 2014, Piketty 2015). The current Covid-19 crisis, which seems likely to exacerbate inequalities within countries across the West and probably across countries […]