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The Volcker Alliance Issues Statement on Federal Reserve's Plan to Buy $500 Billion in Short-term State and Local Debt
The Fed will buy $500 billion of short-term debt from states and localities, a much-needed move for governments during the pandemic.
The Pandemic’s Big Takeaway: It Matters Who Fills Government Jobs
Commentary: Thomas W. Ross
The success of our response to this crisis hinges in large part on the talent, preparedness, and dedication of our government workforce.
Come together: Recovery requires greater cooperation
Commentary: William Rhodes
A rapid, “V-shaped” economic rebound after coronavirus passes seems increasingly unlikely. Policymakers must gird for a long haul back.
Join Us in Pledging to Complete the 2020 Census!
The 2020 Census is more than a population count. It's an opportunity to shape your community's future. Complete the Census today!
US Leaders Should Heed Findings from the Final Report of the National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service
The final report of the Commission aims to ensure our government has the talent it needs to serve the public today and in the future.
Paul C. Light’s Reports on Government Reform Garner New Media Attention
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 Fed is making the right moves to help America's small businesses
Commentary: Sheila C. Bair
As COVID-19 disrupts financial markets, the Fed announces new programs that aim to directly help the real economy.
Volcker Alliance Statement on the Coronavirus Pandemic
Commentary: Sara Mogulescu, Thomas W. Ross
The pandemic has made abundantly clear that the survival and security of people everywhere depends on government.
Government Accountability Office Releases New Report on State & Local Finances
The Volcker Alliance served as a key source for GAO in highlighting trends in state and local public finance.