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Cooney and Shaefer: Pandemic shows government matters

Apr 4, 2021 Bridge Michigan
Patrick Cooney and Luke Shaefer write an opinion for Bridge Michigan. "While a lot of people are hurting right now, we have also found the data tell a pretty simple story: when government acts to buffer families by stabilizing their finances,...
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Goldenberg's study finds mail-in voting safe and reliable

Oct 19, 2020 The Conversation
Edie Goldenberg studied mail-in balloting as part of a National Academy of Public Administration working group. The group found that “voting by mail is rarely subject to fraud, does not give an advantage to one political party over another and can...

Rabe: Is carbon pricing politically feasible?

Apr 20, 2018
When China formally announced plans to establish a national carbon market this past December, it was double the European Union's carbon market and 10 times the size of California's cap-and-trade system. With the launch, China became the latest...

Most Americans support renewable energy standards

Jun 3, 2015
Despite recent attempts in many state legislatures to repeal or weaken renewable energy requirements, a University of Michigan poll finds that a majority of Americans—of every race, income and education level, and religious and political...
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Carbon tax might work, if revenue funds renewables

Jul 23, 2014
A July 21 report released by Barry Rabe, director of the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP), and collaborators at the Muhlenberg College Institute of Public Opinion, "Public Views on a Carbon Tax Depend on the Proposed Use of...
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New interstate pipeline proposed near old pipeline-rupture site

Jul 2, 2014
"The wild grass is only now beginning to hide the scar left by the giant ditch digger that gouged a trench though Ron Kardos' Oceola Township, Mich., pasture last year for an oil pipeline - but already Kardos is preparing for another onslaught of...

One in three say no solid evidence of global warming

Jun 11, 2014
By Greta GuestWhile a majority of Americans still believe that global warming is occurring, the cold and snowy winter of 2014 created more disbelievers, according to a newly released survey by the National Surveys on Energy and Environment. The...
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Rabe cited in Forbes on EPA greenhouse gas rules

Jun 3, 2014
Ford School Professor Barry Rabe was cited in Howard Gleckman's June 2 Forbes article "Could EPA's New Greenhouse Gas Rule Open the Door to a New State-based Gas Tax?" "The proposed EPA rules, which Brookings senior fellow Barry Rabe describes as...