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Alliance Calls on Universities to Help Expand Truth in State Budgeting Research
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 ...
Will It Play in Peoria? Small-Scale Testing with Big-Scale Payoffs
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 ...
Glasgall Speaks with Bond Buyer about State Budgets, Bonds, Tax Breaks
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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Survey on the Future of Government Service
Roughly two-thirds of federal managers say it's rare for government workers to be reassigned or dismissed for poor performance. The majority say they can't recruit the best employees. Little ...
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 ...