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) | Phone: 609-393-1145 ext. 12


Economic Development Reform: A Comparison of Two Proposals

Competing proposals by Gov. Murphy and the legislature continue to overemphasize large-scale subsidies.

NJPP: Corporate Charity Is No Substitute for Paying Taxes

Recipients of corporate tax breaks touted philanthropic work in Senate committee hearing.

Reining in Corporate Tax Subsidies: A Better Economic Development Playbook for New Jersey

New Jersey’s corporate subsidies are a national outlier. Reform is necessary to rein them in and promote widespread prosperity.

Federal and State Tax Codes Can Advance Racial Equity

New report outlines how federal and state tax codes are deeply intertwined with race.

NJPP: Treasurer’s Testimony Highlights Need for Sustainable Revenue

This year’s budget relies on over $1 billion in one-shot revenues that are set to disappear.