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Are Judges Displacing Elected Officials Fixing Troubled Cities’ Finances?
Commentary: William Glasgall
Voters in cities elect mayors and councils to run their municipalities. What they didn’t count on were the cases—like in Detroit and the three California cities that have sought federal ...
Grant’s Cites Alliance’s Truth in State Budgeting Report as 'Must-Read'
Grant's Interest Rate Observer, in an article in its July 10 issue looking at several presidential contenders' stewardship of their states, cites the Volcker Alliance's Truth in ...
Glasgall Discusses State Budgeting Reform with New Start New Jersey
William Glasgall, Program and Editorial Director of the Volcker Alliance’s State-Local Accountability and Improvement Program, joins New Start New Jersey's Philip D. Murphy for a discussion ...
Volcker Alliance Calls for Truth and Integrity in State Budgeting Practices
The Volcker Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization founded by former Federal Reserve Board Chairman Paul A. Volcker to address the challenge of effective execution of public ...
Volcker Alliance Sheds Light on Faulty State Budgeting Practices in New Report
The Volcker Alliance today released a report examining in detail the budgeting practices of California, New Jersey and Virginia, assessing the effectiveness of each state’s practices. The ...
Can Paul Volcker Fix the Balkanized U.S. Regulatory System?
Five years after the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, regulatory reform is once again in the air. Senate Banking Committee chairman Richard Shelby is pushing ...
Paul Volcker Discusses the Volcker Alliance's Mission With Forbes
Paul Volcker speaks with Forbes about The Volcker Alliance's genesis and evolution as an organization, as well as its first-year successes and upcoming projects. ...
Education for the Public Workforce
Letter from the President
Commentary: Shelley H. Metzenbaum
It has been a busy spring and summer at the Volcker Alliance. We just released a report on Truth and Integrity in State Budgeting: Lessons from Three States. Honesty in laying out ...
Volcker Alliance Convenes Workshop on Chapter 9 for Distressed Municipalities and States
The Volcker Alliance, George Mason University’s State and Local Government Leadership Center and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York convened a meeting of more than 75 ...