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Commentary: William Glasgall

The Volcker Alliance’s Truth and Integrity in Government Finance project's university research partners took a close look at the southeastern states’ fiscal health, budget transparency, ...

Commentary: Katherine Barrett and Richard Greene

It’s a question that many federal workers are asking as they look for ways to express opposition to their new boss but keep their jobs. During the presidential campaign last year, one survey found ...

Commentary: Gaurav Vasisht

In a recent statement to the leaders of the G20 nations, the Systemic Risk Council, a group of distinguished former regulators and academics, urged policymakers to remain committed to ...

Commentary: Donald F. Kettl

President Trump’s chief strategist, Steve Bannon, shook official Washington with his pledge before the Conservative Political Action Conference to ensure the “deconstruction of the administrative ...

Commentary: Donald F. Kettl

Any day now, President Trump is expected to sign an executive order that would lay the groundwork for reorganizing the federal government. It’s a monumental undertaking, and ...
Education for the Public Workforce

Commentary: Katherine Barrett and Richard Greene

In January, New York’s governor announced a new perk for some state government employees: $5,000 scholarships. The money will go to 60 of the state's top-performing staffers and can be ...

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On January 23, President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order instituting a federal hiring freeze for 90 days, pending a plan from the directors of the Office of Management and Budget ...

Commentary: William Glasgall

The Volcker Alliance’s State and Local Program was one of the featured attractions this winter at the Antigua Forum, a university-sponsored retreat that brings global investors, academics, foundation ...

Commentary: Paul C. Light

Federal employees who are worried about the future should stop watching President Trump and look up Pennsylvania Avenue, where the real tsunami of civil service reform will likely ...

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