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Commentary: Shelley H. Metzenbaum

John F. Kennedy understood the power of a goal when he announced in 1961 the goal of landing a man on the moon in a decade and returning him safely back home, a goal reached eight ...

Commentary: William Glasgall

While Congress dithers over a long-term transportation funding bill, U.S. states increasingly are taking things into their own hands, raising taxes on motor fuels and considering other ...

Commentary: Francis Fukuyama

There is no area of American government where dysfunctionality has been on greater display than in the annual Federal budget process. The political obstacles to agreeing on a ...

News

On October 13, 2015, the Volcker Alliance discussed the findings of its recent report, Reshaping the Financial Regulatory System: Long Delayed, Now Crucial, at a seminar on ...
Education for the Public Workforce

Commentary: Donald F. Kettl

The Cato Institute has generated big headlines with its new study claiming that federal employees are paid a whopping 78 percent more than private-sector workers. Not only does this drive ...

News

Responding to the Office of Management and Budget's recently announced 92 priority goals, as well as the creation of a Leaders Delivery Network, Federal News Radio speaks with ...

News

The Volcker Alliance laid out plans to expand the Truth and Integrity in Government Finance project in partnership with universities to a group of more than 60 public finance professors and ...

Commentary: Shelley H. Metzenbaum

Well-designed small-scale testing can help government achieve greater impact not only at a lower cost but also in more fair, understandable ways. Government should ...

News

William Glasgall, Director of State and Local Programs at the Volcker Alliance talks with The Bond Buyer's Chip Barnett about working to promote effective government. He discusses ...

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