Paul Larrousse, director of the National Transit Institute, recently blogged a piece for Metro Magazine on the workforce issues transit agencies are facing.
With a few tweaks, the city’s relaxed land-use regulations might be an advantage during recovery and rebuilding.
Nolan Gray is policy director of the Center for Market Urbanism and a second year MCRP student at the Bloustein School, Rutgers University.
Deanna Moran MPP/MCRP ’16, director of environmental planning at the Conservation Law Foundation joined Austin Blackmon, the city of Boston’s Chief of Environment, Energy, and Open Space and reporter Adam Reilly on WGBH news for a discussion on whether Boston is prepared for a Harvey-like storm and if not, what it needs still needs to be done.
WGBH news, August 29, 2017 (video)
The act does say it applies to agencies, but it defines agencies very broadly, stating that they include “any executive department…or other establishment in the executive branch of the Government (including the Executive Office of the President).” The act lists four very specific exceptions, but none is for presidential advisory commissions. “I don’t think the commission can make a case it fits under any of” the exceptions, says Stuart Shapiro, a professor at Rutgers University who worked on PRA requests during his five years at OMB. Shapiro first argued in a July blog post that the commission’s request was illegal because it ignored the PRA.
Bloustein young alums Connor Montferatt MPP-MCRP ’17, a Councilman in the Borough of Hightstown and Jonathan Castaneda, MCRP ’16, chief of staff to the mayor of West New York were recently named to InsiderNJ’s “50 under 30: The Millennial Up and Comers in New Jersey Politics” list.
As clinicians strive to deliver—and continually improve—high quality, cost-effective care, they need a much deeper financial understanding. This should include not only the imperatives their organizations face, but also the implications of their own decisions. It is management’s responsibility to provide clinicians with the knowledge and skills to speak the language of health system finance so that they can come to a common understanding and work together to drive sustainable change.