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

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.

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.

Taxing High Speed Financial Transactions: An Answer to New Jersey’s Fiscal Crisis?

A financial transactions tax has the potential to raise billions of dollars in new revenue.

New Jersey’s Budget Must Reject Austerity to Fund the COVID-19 Recovery

Testimony by NJPP Senior Policy Analyst Sheila Reynertson in support of a state budget that raises revenue to fund the COVID-19 recovery.

Revised Budget Address FY 2021: Rapid Reaction

Live from the NJPP Zoom room, Sheila, Vineeta, Brittany, and Lou react to Governor Murphy's revised FY 2021 budget address (with gifs!).

Supreme Court’s Borrowing Decision is Great News for New Jersey’s Pandemic Recovery

Borrowing funds from the federal government is necessary for a stronger and faster pandemic recovery.

NJPP: Corporate Tax Breaks Robbed New Jersey Taxpayers

New task force report finds that New Jersey’s corporate tax breaks were a costly failure that provided little return on investment.