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‘Reaction and Reform in NJ’ Explores Key State Issues

(TRENTON) - The Hall Institute of Public Policy – New Jersey has published Reaction and Reform in New Jersey, its second academic journal featuring the major research posted on the institute’s website.
“Any serious discussion of public policy needs to examine facts, assertions, data and speculations, which we do in this book,” said George E. Hall, the institute’s founder.
Reaction and Reform in New Jersey contains 15 articles on topics such as ethics, healthcare, property tax and education.  Copies of the 331-page hard cover book are being distributed to government, business and education leaders throughout the state.
“The volume takes a broad sweep across New Jersey’s current array of concerns from public policy to public perceptions,” said Michael P. Riccards, the institute’s executive director.
Since its inception in 2005, the Hall Institute has emerged as a leading voice for public policy in New Jersey. More than 200 papers have been posted on its website, along with special features such as a Property Tax Forum, an online Virtual Debate between New Jersey's candidates for U.S. Senate, and the contents of its first book, The State of the Garden State.
The institute currently is conducting NJ2008, s special project designed to determine New Jerseyans’ priorities for the nation’s next president.  Details are available online at www.hallnj.org/nj2008.
The Hall Institute is a non-partisan, not-for-profit foundation that explores social, economic, educational and cultural issues. Hall, a successful business executive and a leading philanthropist who lives in Middletown, N.J, established the institute two years ago.  It is located in Trenton directly across from the New Jersey Statehouse.
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(A list of the papers contained in Reaction and Reform in New Jersey follows)
George E. Hall, Founder, Hall Institute of Public Policy – New Jersey
Michael P. Riccards, Executive Director
Hall Institute of Public Policy – New Jersey
Ethics Reform Recommendations for the Executive Branch of New Jersey Government
Special Counsel for Ethics Review and Compliance
By Hon. Daniel J. O’Hern, Sr., Retired Associate Justice, Supreme Court of New Jersey and
Dr. Paula A. Franzese, Peter W. Rodino Professor of Law, Seton Hall University School of Law
Fundamental Property Tax Reform II:  A Guide for Evaluating Proposals
Regional Plan Association and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
By Christopher Jones and Alexis Perrotta, with the assistance of Thomas Dallessio,
Thomas Wright and Sasha Corchado
Reforming the Use of Eminent Domain for Private Redevelopment In New Jersey
By Ronald Chen, New Jersey Department of the Public Advocate
Transit-Oriented Development:  Measuring Benefits, Analyzing Trends, and Evaluating Policy
By John Luciano Renne, University of New Orleans
Intractable Conflict in The Holly City:  Framing, Identity, and Opportunities
By Lisa A. Uber, School of Communication, Information and Library Studies, Rutgers University
New Jersey and Research – Together No Longer? 
By Robert Lucky, formerCorporate Vice President at Telcordia Technologies and former
Executive Director of Communications Sciences Research Division at AT&T Bell Labs
Strong Medicine:  New Jersey and the Pharmaceutical and Medical Technology Industry
By the HealthCare Institute of New Jersey
Nanotechnology:  Assets and Opportunities for New Jersey
A Report of the New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology
By Michel M. Bitritto, New Jersey Institute of Technology
White Paper on Cardiovascular Disease in New Jersey:  Review of Current Strategies and Opportunities
By Mary Ellen Cook and Joel Cantor.  Rutgers University
Societally-Connected Thinking Using a Systems Approach: 
An Educational and Societal Imperative 
By Donald B. Louria, MD, University of Medicine and Dentistry
CONstruction:  Criminal Offender Neighborhood Stabilization Through Restoration
of Urban Communities and Training in Occupational Necessities 
By Michael Presutti.
A Closer Look at the Haitian Learner
By Lovie E. B. Lilly, Maplewood-South Orange Public Schools
Postsecondary Education Patterns of Enrollment, Support and Accommodations
Among Students with Disabilities:  A State-Wide Survey
By Sal Pizzuro and Frank Rusch, Advocates for the Disabled
Hero Killing:  Examining America’s Infatuation with Creating and Destroying Its Leaders
By Richard A. Lee, Director of Communications
Hall Institute of Public Policy – New Jersey
Frank Sinatra and the Moods of America
By Michael P. Riccards, Executive Director
Hall Institute of Public Policy – New Jersey

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