Sheila Reynertson


Sheila 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 Follow Sheila on Twitter

What’s Included, and Missing, in Gov. Murphy’s FY 2022 Budget Proposal

New Jersey lawmakers must keep their eyes peeled on the not-so-distant future and find ways to protect new investments long-term.

Structure of New Emerge Tax Credit Program Must Prioritize Equity and Transparency

Comments by NJPP Senior Policy Analyst Sheila Reynertson on draft rules governing the new Emerge tax credit program.

Tools for Building a Healthy Budget

Six ways to de-politicize New Jersey's budget-making process.

The State Budget Must Support Those Harmed Most by the Pandemic

Testimony by NJPP Senior Policy Analyst Sheila Reynertson in support of a state budget that funds New Jersey's pandemic recovery.

Gov. Murphy’s FY 2022 Budget Address: 5 Key Takeaways

Highlights from Gov. Murphy's FY 2022 budget address, including one big omission.

Tax Break on PPP Loan Expenses Will Cost New Jersey More Than $1 Billion

State lawmakers give the green light to a $1.2 billion double tax cut on federal grants through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

State of the State 2021: Rapid Reaction

Live from the NJPP Zoom room, Sheila, Vineeta, Brittany, Marleina, and Lou react to Governor Murphy's State of the State address (with gifs!).

Legislators Should Vote No on $11.5 Billion Corporate Tax Subsidy Program

Testimony by NJPP Senior Policy Analyst Sheila Reynertson opposing the new $11.5 billion corporate tax subsidy proposal.

Cleanup Bill is a Missed Opportunity to Close Corporate Tax Loopholes

Testimony by NJPP Senior Policy Analyst Sheila Reynertson in support of closing loopholes in the corporate business tax code.

Budget Breakdown: Everything You Need to Know About the FY 2021 State Budget

In the midst of a public health crisis, New Jersey is setting an example for the nation to follow.