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Volcker Alliance and Penn Institute for Urban Research Launch Web Series on Fiscal Impact of COVID-19
The first live briefing was attended by over 400 listeners from at least forty-three states across the country.
How States Will Balance Budgets as Coronavirus Spreads Fiscal Stress
Commentary: William Glasgall
While we urge states to pursue sustainable budget practices, states will need to be adaptable with their budgets during the pandemic.
Public Service Academy Virtual Design Conference
News: Event Coverage
The seminar aimed to accelerate schools’ planning around expanded engagement of undergraduate learners in public service education.
LISTEN: Special Briefing on the Impact of COVID-19 on the Fiscal Outlook of State and Local Governments
News: Event Coverage
In this online briefing, experts discussed strategies for surmounting the fiscal challenges the pandemic poses for states and cities.
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.