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Meet the 2021 Rutgers-Eagleton Washington Internship Award Recipients
The Rutgers-Eagleton Washington Internship Award is a donor-supported award program which provides up to $5,000 in grants to outstanding Rutgers undergraduate students participating in summer internships in government or public service in Washington, D.C.
New Jersey Performing Arts Center to Host 1st Official 2021 NJ Gubernatorial Debate
NJPAC’s partners for the debate between Governor Phil Murphy (D) and former Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli (R) include WABC-TV, WPVI, Univision65, NJ Advance Media, WHYY-FM radio, WCTC Radio, Rutgers Eagleton Institute of Politics, and Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration. NJPAC and Evergreen Partners are producing the debate.
Will Democrats continue to dominate N.J.? This once-in-a-decade fight could determine that.
“You can’t draw a competitive district in some part of the state without doing violence to the other principles... It’s going to be a challenge for the Republicans because of the demographics of the state. You can make it more competitive at the margins but so much of the state is now solid Democratic that it’s going to be a challenge," said Eagleton Director John J. Farmer, Jr.
N.J. Supreme Court will pick tiebreaker on congressional redistricting
"Alan Rosenthal, a political scientist who ran the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers for nearly 20 years, was the tiebreaker for congressional in 1991 and 2001. John Farmer, while serving as Dean of Rutgers Law School in Newark, was the 13th member of the congressional commission in 2011."
Law Enforcement Officials and Rutgers Experts Convene for a Three-Day Training
Police training academy leaders from throughout the United States as well as from Canada and Sweden met this week with Rutgers experts at the inaugural convening of the Global Consortium for Police Academies and Law Enforcement Training. Sponsored by the Center on Policing at Rutgers University, Rutgers’ Miller Center for Community Protection and Resilience, Rutgers Police, New Jersey State Police and the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia, the Consortium is a new forum for police agencies to share best practices as they generate new knowledge about police training and practice in the 21st century.
109 Mayors, All Men. When Will New York Elect a Woman?
"Ms. Garcia and Ms. Wiley both faced an array of challenges during the campaign. They had some institutional support, but less than Mr. Adams did. They were also not viewed as seriously early on as Mr. Yang, even though he had less experience than they did, said Debbie Walsh, director of the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University, which analyzes women’s political participation."
Transcript: Leadership During Crisis with New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D)
"There's a recent Rutgers-Eagleton Poll in your state showing that only 16 percent of New Jersey residents say that they are unwilling to get a vaccine. When they asked that question in a November survey, between about, like, 36 and 47 percent were reluctant, so that has been an improvement. Why do you think the pro-vaccine message resonated so well with so many New Jersey residents?"
Eagleton E-Newsletter: July 8, 2021
New CAWP Research, The Party Line, 50th Anniversary of the 26th Amendment
NJ has nearly double the national average of women of color in state politics
"While it is a record number, there's still a lot of room to grow, and there's still a lot of work to be done to get that to be a more equitable percentage," said CAWP Data Services Manager Chelsea Hill.
New Jersey’s primary election ballots are rigged
Read the latest op-ed written by Eagleton Director John J. Farmer Jr. and Eagleton Faculty Associate Ronald Chen. Professors Farmer and Chen are former deans of Rutgers Law School. Professor Farmer is a former Attorney General of New Jersey. Professor Chen is a former Public Adovcate.
Grassley can look to Lautenberg as he ponders bid for 8th U.S. Senate term
A Rutgers-Eagleton poll that year wound that 64% of the state felt he was too old to effectively represent New Jersey for a term that would end when he was 90.