Meet Pew Experts at the NCSL Legislative Summit

Indianapolis 2023

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Meet Pew Experts at the NCSL Legislative Summit

Meet with Pew experts during the NCSL Legislative Summit. Our experts have researched a range of policy areas, including state fiscal policy, housing policy initiatives, weather-related disaster resilience, public safety and the courts, and health policy. They will be available for one-on-one meetings to discuss research trends and policy solutions to these key issues facing states.

Visit Booth 603 or sign up here to arrange a personal chat regarding any of the topics below. 

Civil legal system modernization

Erika Rickard
Civil courts, legal services and alternatives, legal technology, consumer debt, eviction, guardianship

Darcy White
Civil courts, legal services and alternatives, consumer debt, eviction, guardianship

Charlotte Stewart
Civil courts, legal services and alternatives, legal technology, consumer debt, eviction

Lester Bird
Debt collection, eviction, foreclosure, state policies that govern civil legal systems, justice system technologies

Conservation and environment

Marcia Argust
U.S. parks, migration corridors, public lands

Zach Bartscherer
Flood and hazard resilience and offshore wind, EV fleet, transmission grid modernization

Kristiane Huber
Flood and hazard resilience

Yaron Miller
Offshore wind, EV fleet, transmission grid modernization

Mathew Sanders
Flood and hazard resilience

Matt Skroch
Terrestrial connectivity

Sylvia Troost
Coastal blue carbon management strategies in state climate mitigation and adaptation efforts, ways states can leverage the federal Coastal Zone Management Act in support of conservation and resilience goals

Lauren Williams
Public lands

Expanding broadband access

Kathryn de Wit
Using research and data to expand broadband access

Colby Humphrey
Expanding broadband access and addressing affordability challenges

Jake Varn
Trends in state activities, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, technical assistance to states

Housing policy initiative

Gabriel Kravitz
Increasing the supply of lower-cost forms of housing, improving access to small mortgages, and making alternative arrangements to purchase a home safely

Public health data improvement

Margaret Arnesen
Public health data systems and policies

Logan Dennis
Public health data systems and policies

Devon Genua
Public health data systems and policies

Public safety and mental health emergency response

Kati Habert
State and local policies at the intersection of behavioral health and criminal justice, with a focus on crisis and diversion

Erika Parks
Juvenile justice, jails

Ruth Rosenthal
Juvenile justice

Julie Wertheimer
Crisis response and diversion, jails, violence

Connie Utada
Adult sentencing and corrections, community supervision

Retirement savings

John Scott
State and federal policies to increase savings and reduce barriers for small business retirement plans

State fiscal policies and budgets

Colin Foard
State spending and budgeting on natural disasters

Page Forrest
Fiscal 50: State fiscal and economic trends

Sheanna Gomes
State fiscal health work, rainy day funds, long-term budget assessments, budget stress tests, 50-state assessment on fiscal sustainability

Peter Muller
Federal aid to states and natural disaster budgeting

Chaaron Pearson
Economic development strategies, including tax incentives and regulatory improvement

Justin Theal
Fiscal 50: State fiscal and economic trends

Rebecca Thiess
Federal aid to states

Logan Timmerhoff
Economic development strategies, including tax incentives

Alison Wakefield
Economic development strategies, including tax incentives

Strengthening public sector retirement systems

David Draine
Data-driven research and technical assistance to help lawmakers strengthen public retirement systems

Corryn Hall
Data-driven research and technical assistance to help lawmakers strengthen public retirement systems

Substance use treatment    

Alexandra Duncan
Opioid use disorder treatment in the criminal legal system

Marcelo Fernández-Viña

Opioid use disorder treatment, telehealth policies, lifesaving strategies

 

Andrew Whitacre
Behavioral health sustainable financing, technical assistance

Victoria Yastishock
Using metrics to assess opioid use disorder treatment, technical assistance

Suicide risk reduction

Kristen Mizzi Angelone
Evidence-based screening tools to assess suicide risk, strategies for hospitals and health systems to expand their suicide prevention interventions

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