Sweeney Center

  • Left to Right: Tony Lowman, Nawal Ammar, Steve Sweeney, Ali Houshmand, Mark Magyar

Sweeney Center

The Steve Sweeney Center for Public Policy

Welcome to the Sweeney Center. The policy center was created to fill the need for an independent bipartisan public policy center to conduct research and develop pragmatic solutions to complex policy issues based on data-driven analysis, rigorous academic research, and convening working groups that bring together policy experts, stakeholders and advocates to reach consensus.

Former Democratic Senate President Steve Sweeney serves as chair of the advisory board and Mark Magyar as founding director of the new policy center.

The Sweeney Center's first major policy project was New Jersey’s Fiscal Future: Comparing Multi-Year Revenue Forecasts With Current Services Budget Projections​an analysis of state budget revenue and expenditure projections over the  next five years that was developed by a bipartisan group of former Treasury and legislative budget officials, policy experts, economists and academics. 

The Sweeney Center is part of Rowan University’s College of Humanities & Social Sciences and is located in historic Bunce Hall, on Rowan's Glassboro campus.

To reach the Sweeney Center, call (856) 256-5868 or email sweeneycenter@rowan.edu.
To reach Mark Magyar, the Sweeney Center’s Director, email magyarm@rowan.edu.

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