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With a Trump win in November, he promises one of his primary issues will be the tax plan. His plan would simplify the tax code, cut taxes for the middle class and grow the economy without adding to ...

Commentary: Donald F. Kettl

Donald Trump enters office with an ambitious vision and many promises to keep. But he’ll quickly discover one important lesson: No current problem that ...

Commentary: Shelley H. Metzenbaum

How will Donald Trump lead the federal government and drive progress on the priorities he set during his campaign, such as good jobs, clean drinking water and well-served veterans? Here’s ...

Commentary: Katherine Barrett and Richard Greene

According to a September, 2016 Galup poll, more than one in thre Americans surveyed indicated that they had little or no trust in their state governments. That's better than is the case with the federal ...

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George Friedlander, the veteran former Citibank municipal bond analyst now at the research firm Court Street Group, recently examined how President-elect Donald J. Trump’s infrastructure ...

Press Releases

New research released today by the Volcker Alliance reveals a surge in the percentage of Americans who think that government needs major reform, including a broad consensus ...

Press Releases

The Volcker Alliance today released a report, Unfinished Business: Banking in the Shadows, at an event co-hosted with the Institute for New Economic Thinking and held ...

News

The Volcker Alliance and the Institute for New Economic Thinking are gathering a group of influential thinkers for a half-day forum to discuss regulatory ...

Commentary: Katherine Barrett and Richard Greene

Karen Thoreson thinks about innovation and government a lot. As president of the Alliance for Innovation, she's an expert on how municipalities can use fresh ideas to ...

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