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Marc Pfeiffer

Experts see clouds on the fiscal horizon for NJ government

During a news conference Tuesday afternoon, several members of the workgroup offered their takes on the likelihood of there being enough revenue available by then to launch an altogether new relief program in the current economic environment. “Right now, it’s a wait-and-see,” said Marc Pfeiffer,

New Jersey Hit By Cyber Attacks On Schools, Hospitals

Class was canceled Monday across the Freehold Township school district, but not for the familiar January troubles of slushy roads, frozen pipes or a busted boiler. No, this was “a cybersecurity event” that ground school business to a halt. Marc Pfeiffer weighs in on ways to protect against such attacks.

West New York police earn high salaries, even more than Jersey City cops

Crime doesn’t pay in West New York, but being a police officer sure does. The working-class north Hudson town of roughly 52,000 spends nearly 20% of his annual budget, or $19.6 million, on its police department, and it doesn’t even have a police chief, according to...

Bar part-time officials from full-time perks, incoming N.J. lawmaker says

“That doesn’t excuse individuals who have consciously abused the system,” said Pfeiffer, now a professor at Rutgers University. “But there are probably any number of cases where elected officials can spend 30, 35 hours a week in their job as an unpaid or low-paid elected official.

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Evaluating sectoral decarbonization pathways for India’s net-zero ambitions

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You are invited to join Professor Mike Lahr for a guest speaker presentation by Professor Kakali Mukhopadhyay, Ph.D. (she/her/elle), McGill University, Montreal, CANADA Associated reading: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2667095X22000113 PAPER ABSTRACT: In the first of […]