Alex Ambrose

Alex Ambrose, Policy Analyst, researches policies with a focus on climate justice and transportation.

Prior to NJPP, Alex served as Policy Associate at the Association of NJ Environmental Commissions (ANJEC) and Policy Assistant at New Jersey League of Conservation Voters (NJLCV). In those roles, she worked on policy and legislation to protect clean water, preserve open space, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions with an emphasis on equity. Most recently, she worked to pass plastic pollution legislation including the statewide single-use bag ban.

Alex currently serves as the Chair of Clinton Township Environmental Commission and is pursuing her Master's in Public Administration at Rutgers University. She received her Bachelor of Science in Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources from Rutgers University with a minor in Environmental Geomatics.

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The Open Public Records Act (OPRA) Ensures Government Transparency and Accountability

Testimony from NJPP Policy Analyst Alex Ambrose in opposition to a bill that would gut OPRA and create red tape for records requestors.

Evaluating Governor Murphy’s Budget Proposal for Fiscal Year 2025

The governor’s budget maintains funding for essential public services, but more revenue is needed.

Gov. Murphy’s NJ Transit Funding Proposal Would Put Agency Back on Track

New surcharge on corporate profits would provide NJ Transit with its first-ever dedicated source of state funding.

What to Look for in the New Jersey Budget for Fiscal Year 2025

Ahead of Governor Murphy’s budget address, here are eleven ways the next state budget can advance economic justice.

Fare Hikes Will Not Fix NJ Transit’s Structural Financial Issues

Testimony from NJPP Policy Analyst Alex Ambrose to NJ Transit Board of Directors in opposition to raising fares for NJ Transit riders.

State of the State 2024: Rapid Reaction

The NJPP team reacts to key highlights and omissions in Governor Murphy’s State of the State address.

Fare Hikes Are Not the Solution to NJ Transit’s Financial Woes

Lawmakers can fix NJ Transit's looming budget shortfall by reinstating the Corporation Business Tax surcharge, instead of relying on farebox revenue.

New Jersey’s Transition to Clean Energy Must Be Equitable

Testimony from NJPP Policy Analyst to the Senate Environment Committee on New Jersey's clean energy future.

The Senate President is Right: New Jersey Needs More Revenue to Fund NJ Transit

In an interview that aired earlier today on Reporters Roundtable, Senate President Nick Scutari (D-Union) proposed extending the Corporate Business Tax surcharge as a solution for NJ Transit’s looming $1 billion budget shortfall. The corporate surcharge, targeted to the top two percent of corporations with more than $1 [...]

Getting Back on Track: Fully Fund NJ Transit by Taxing Big Corporations

Maintaining a modest tax on the most profitable corporations can save NJ Transit, fully fund the agency, and prevent catastrophic service cuts and fare hikes.
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