Sheila Reynertson

reynertson website 200x200Sheila Reynertson, Senior Policy Analyst, focuses on budget and tax issues with an emphasis on advocating for state fiscal policies that benefit working families of New Jersey.

Sheila’s research interests include: budget planning, corporate taxation, progressive taxation policy, supportive work/family policies and women’s economic empowerment.

Before joining NJPP in October 2014, Sheila worked as an advocacy coordinator at MergerWatch, a national women’s health advocacy organization. Previously, Sheila worked in the health care sector as a private childbirth coach in New York City. She currently serves as President of the Board of Health in Hopewell.

Email: sheila (at) njpp.org | Phone: 609-393-1145 ext. 12

 

Reforming New Jersey’s Income Tax Would Help Build Shared Prosperity

By reforming New Jersey’s income tax code, we can help build the kind of state we want to see, where families across the income spectrum have a better chance to thrive.

Don’t Forget to Fix New Jersey’s Shrinking Rainy Day Fund

Projected end-year surplus can fund just five days of government operation.

Setting the Record Straight on New Jersey ‘Outmigration’

There’s no “tide” of people moving from New Jersey to neighboring states.

Fairly and Adequately Taxing Inherited Wealth Will Fight Inequality & Provide Essential Resources for All New Jerseyans

Policymakers either bring back the estate tax, reform the inheritance tax or some combination of both.

How a ‘Tiered Reimbursement’ System Could Improve Child Care in New Jersey

This report describes the characteristics of such a “tiered reimbursement system” and estimates the investment that would be required to make it a success in the Garden State.