Louis DiPaolo

Louis Di Paolo, Vice President, works with the leadership team to guide and execute NJPP's policy agenda and strategic vision. He also leads NJPP's communications department, developing messaging and tactics that promote the think tank's research. Louis works closely with the media and other key stakeholders, edits reports and publications, manages social media accounts, and acts as spokesperson for the organization. Before joining NJPP in 2018, Louis was the Legislative Director for the New Jersey Working Families Alliance. He also served as a councilman in his hometown, Dumont, New Jersey, from 2016 through 2019. A proud product of New Jersey's public schools, Louis received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Ramapo College of New Jersey. Email: dipaolo (at) njpp.org | Phone: 609-393-1145 ext. 15

Friday Facts and Figures: October 13, 2023

Low-income residents are losing their Medicaid coverage. Commuters rally for NJ Transit funding. Birth control will soon be available over-the-counter.

Friday Facts and Figures: October 6, 2023

Nurses continue to strike for safe staffing ratios. California raises minimum wage for fast food workers. New Jersey approves new harm reduction centers.

Friday Facts and Figures: September 29, 2023

New report details how to fully fund NJ Transit. New Jersey has no heat safety standards for workers. Minimum wage will rise to $15.13 next year.

Friday Facts and Figures: September 15, 2023

New Census data shows that child poverty doubled after the federal Child Tax Credit expired. New Jersey has the highest median household income.

Friday Facts and Figures: August 18

Homelessness is on the rise. New Jersey gets close to universal health coverage for kids. Community solar pilot is now permanent.

Friday Facts and Figures: August 11, 2023

New poll shows strong support for fully funding NJ Transit. Fossil fuel funded groups pollute clean energy debate with misinformation.

Friday Facts and Figures: August 4, 2023

New Jersey loses a progressive champion. School board in Bergen County eliminates, then reinstates, mental health services.

Friday Facts and Figures: July 28, 2023

Temp workers win in court. State agencies fail to produce public reports required by law. Proposal would end indentured servitude in prisons.

Friday Facts and Figures: July 21, 2023

NJ Transit's budget deficit could cause a "death spiral" without new funding. Lawmakers announce new lawsuit to stop congestion pricing.

Friday Facts and Figures: July 14, 2023

New data highlights stark racial disparities in State Police traffic stops. Lawmakers receive bad grades on racial justice policies.