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Press Releases

The Volcker Alliance, a non-partisan non-profit organization launched to address the challenge of effective execution of public policies and help rebuild public trust in government, has ...

Commentary: Donald F. Kettl

Congratulations! You’ve won the nasty 2016 election for president of these United States. It was a long slog through more bad chicken dinners and dusty halls than anyone could ...

Commentary: Donald F. Kettl

As many have noted, Barack Obama was able to give such a feisty and defiant State of the Union address this week in large part because the economic winds are, finally, at his back. With ...
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Commentary: Shelley H. Metzenbaum

As the holidays and a new year approach, it is good to reflect on the past year and look toward 2015. Over the past year, one thing has become increasingly clear. The need for the ...

News

The Volcker Alliance was well represented at Governing Magazine’s Cost of Government Summit at Washington’s Newseum in September, with President Shelley Metzenbaum offering ...

Commentary: Donald F. Kettl

Governor-elect Larry Hogan didn't even have a chance to finish his thank-you tour before getting a nasty budget surprise: The state's deficit for the coming year has jumped from $400 million to ...

Press Releases

The Volcker Alliance and the Professional Development League of the Senior Executives Association are partnering to engage the most accomplished government administrators ...

Commentary: William Glasgall

Voters in California and Texas, the nation’s two most populous states, scored notable victories for fiscal responsibility on Election Day by overwhelmingly taking stands against ...

Commentary: William Glasgall

I’m reminded of America's infrastructure spending gap almost every morning as I sit on my regular 7:33 a.m. New Jersey Transit train creeping its way under the Hudson River to New York. ...

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