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In addition to a recent media briefing in DC, Senior Fellow Paul C. Light’s work was cited by the Washington Post and CNN.


The Volcker Alliance served as a key source for GAO in highlighting trends in state and local public finance.

News: Event Coverage

Senior Vice President William Glasgall discussed key findings from the latest report in the “Truth and Integrity” series.

Commentary: Sheila Bair

As COVID-19 disrupts financial markets, the Fed announces new programs that aim to directly help the real economy.

Commentary: Sara Mogulescu, Thomas W. Ross

The pandemic has made abundantly clear that the survival and security of people everywhere depends on government.

Commentary: Christopher Reed, William Glasgall

How well states are able to cope with coronavirus will depend on how big a fiscal cushion policymakers have provided.


Barrett and Greene assess the state of performance improvement efforts, especially in state and local governments.

Press Releases

Voters who believe there is a need for major government reform may be the ones to determine the results of the 2020 election.