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July 25, 2014

Director speaks with Channel 69 about PA Governor’s Race

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Prof. John Kincaid on 2014 PA Governor’s Race please click on this link

August 4, 2011

Meyner Center Hosts Annual Forum [Video]

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On June 7, the Meyner Center hosted its annual local government forum. This year the program was entitled “Local Government Management During the Continued Financial Crisis” and featured a Keynote Address by Dana Redd, Mayor of Camden, NJ. Redd’s speech is posted below, in addition to those of the day’s other speakers. Don’t Expect the […]

August 4, 2011

“Meyner Matters” Newsletter Published

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The Meyner Center recently published the 2011 edition of its newsletter, Meyner Matters. A .pdf of the newsletter is accessible below, and hard copies are available upon request. Meyner Matters 2011

February 28, 2011

Director Delivers Keynote Address at German Conference

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John Kincaid delivered the keynote address at an international conference on “Changing Federal Constitutions—Lessons Learnt from International Comparison” held in the Bundesrat in Berlin, Germany, on February 24-25, 2011. The Bundesrat, which gave unusual access to its chamber for the conference, is Germany’s upper house. It is similar to the U.S. Senate because it represents […]

January 10, 2011

Director Visits Ethiopia

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Professor John Kincaid was a rapporteur for the 5th International Conference on Federalism hosted by the government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in Addis Ababa, December 13-16, 2010. He also served as a participant and discussant in a workshop in Addis on “Rethinking Post-Conflict Constitutional Design” co-sponsored by the U.S. Institute of Peace […]

January 10, 2011

Director’s Letter to the Wall Street Journal

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In a December 14 letter to the Wall Street Journal, Professor John Kincaid pointed out, contrary to other commentators on a possible prosecution of Julian Assange of Wikilaeks, that there is a disturbing precedent in the novel charges brought against Daniel Ellsberg and Anthony Russo for leaking the Pentagon Papers in 1971. “They were charged,” […]

October 25, 2010

Director to Moderate State Senate Debate

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John Kincaid will moderate a debate between Pennsylvania state Senate candidates Lisa Boscola (D) and Matt Connolly (R) at 6:45-7:45 p.m. on Thursday, October 28, 2010, at the Northampton County Government Center (669 Washington Street. Easton). The debate is sponsored by the Northampton County League of Women Voters.

October 25, 2010

Robert Meyner Inducted into Hall of Fame

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Robert B. Meyner, former governor of New Jersey, was among the first six individuals to be inducted into the new Warren County Hall of Fame on October 23, 2010. He was inducted posthumously. Meyner is the only native of Warren County, New Jersey, to have been elected governor of the Garden State. Source: The Express-Times

September 27, 2010

Center Co-Hosts International Conference on Federalism and the Global Financial Crisis

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The Meyner Center co-hosted with the Center for State Constitutional Studies of Rutgers University-Camden a joint conference of the International Association of Centers for Federal Studies and the Research Committee on Comparative Federalism and Federation of the International Political Science Association. The conference theme was: “Federalism and the Global Financial Crisis: Impacts and Responses.” The […]

July 6, 2010

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter Speaks at Meyner Center Forum

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On June 17, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter gave the keynote address at the Robert B. and Helen S. Meyner Center’s Seventh Annual Forum on Local Government. More than 100 municipal officials and members of the Lafayette community attended the forum. Since being elected in November 2008, Mayor Nutter has led America’s sixth largest city during […]

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