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In the Media

Rabe sets expectations for climate policy in Lansing

Dec 12, 2022 Bridge Detroit
Barry Rabe, Bridge Detroit: "I wouldn’t necessarily lowball expectations. But I would temper those against the fact that the margins are narrow, there’s a saturated agenda, a very inexperienced legislature and the 2024 elections are already...
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Fordies make their mark on the 2022 midterms

Dec 9, 2022
Ford School alumni and students played a key part in upholding democracy during the 2022 midterms—running for office, knocking on doors, and working at polling stations, up and down the ballot, across Michigan and around the country. Several...
In the Media

Schwarz discusses Michigan bill targeting stem cell research

Feb 14, 2022 Michigan Advance
Joe Schwarz, lecturer in public policy, weighed in on two bills passed in the Michigan House of Representatives this week. The bills would make conducting medical research on stem cells derived from abortions a five-year felony. "That is...
In the Media

Schwarz reacts to newly-drawn Michigan districts

Jan 3, 2022 The Detroit News
The Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission recently released the newly-drawn district maps. Democrats are liking what they see, predicting the maps give them the best chance in decades to win a majority in the state Senate. "It's...
In the Media

Hall weighs in on Whitmer controversy

May 17, 2021 WXYZ Detroit
Michigan House Republicans have been zeroing in on a trip Gov. Gretchen Whitmer took to Florida to check on her ill father. They are questioning how the trip was paid for, since a nonprofit that was used for her inaugaration paid over $27,000 for a...
PubPol 422

PubPol 422: Congress & State Legislatures

John Schwarz
Tuesday, Thursday
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Fall 2022
11:30 am-12:50 pm EST

Is Congress too partisan? Can Congress fulfill its legislative and oversight functions? Do the executive and judicial branches effectively control public policy formulation?