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

 

New Jersey’s Tax Revenues Continue to Lag

Tax revenues in most other states have returned to pre-recession levels.

Income Growth Doesn’t Stop Tired ‘Outmigration’ Claims

The story of an alarming “exodus” of income is highly questionable at best.

The Value of New Jersey’s Gas Tax Has Plummeted

The lack of action has harmed New Jersey’s ability to invest in transportation.

Estate Tax Elimination Would Put New Jersey Out of Step with Most of Our Neighbors

Instead of raising the threshold to help relieve “smaller estates,” lawmakers seem determined to give away the farm – making New Jersey an outlier in the most damaging way.

The ‘Exodus’ is More Like a Trickle

It’s time to set the record straight about who is moving in and out of New Jersey, why they do and what it means for the state’s wellbeing.