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Peter Murphy is the Founder and Principal of Linden-Grove Strategies, LLC., which he formed in 2018 to provide government advocacy, public policy research and writing for various clients.
Peter Murphy brings more than 30 years of experience in government, advocacy and policy making. In addition to his role at LGS, Peter currently serves in two non-profit entities. He is Vice President of the Invest in Education Coalition, an organization that supports policies to improve educational opportunities for children, including providing access to quality school options; and is Senior Fellow at the Committee For A Constructive Tomorrow, a public policy organization that supports free market, technological solutions for environ-mental stewardship and energy development and usage. Peter is a regular contributor to the group’s weblog at https://www.cfact.org.
Peter previously served as Policy and Communications Director at the New York Charter Schools Association, the statewide membership and advocacy organization of charter schools in New York. He also wrote extensively for the organization's weblog, The Chalkboard. Peter has served in other charter school capacities, including as the first staff appointment to the Charter Schools Institute of the State University of New York, where he served as Vice President to approve and oversee the state's first generation of schools. Peter also was a consultant for the Brighter Choice Foundation and co-founded the Henry Johnson Charter School in Albany, New York, where he served on and chaired its board of trustees.
Peter served in the Executive Chamber for New York Governor George Pataki where he designed the New York Charter Schools Act; crafted the original School Tax Relief ("STAR") Program, which reduced property taxes by billions of dollars for every homeowner, condo and co-op owner in New York; and helped establish Gov. Pataki's only Moreland Act commission to investigate the scandal-plagued New York City School Construction Authority.
Peter has been published in numerous media outlets, including The Hill, New York Post, Daily News, Wall Street Journal, Washington Examiner, Investors Business Daily, The74million, Washington Times, the City Journal and more.
Peter received his Masters in Public Administration from the Nelson A. Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy at the State University of New York.