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The Costs of Shutdown: Beyond the Balance Sheet
Commentary: Peter Morrissey
As the government shutdown of 2018 moves to its first full week, we have been treated to a fun parade of articles and commentary tallying up ...
How's My Program Doing? The Question That Doesn't Always Have a Good Answer
Commentary: Katherine Barrett and Richard Greene
Program evaluation offices have yet to become common throughout government -- and where ...
Making Government Work For All
Commentary: Terry Gerton
Leaders at all levels of government face tremendous challenges today. One of the most significant is the growing divide among ...
Podcast: Grading the States
Podcast: William Glasgall
William Glasgall, the Volcker Alliance’s state and local program director, discusses the Alliance’s recent report, Truth and Integrity in State ...
Learning from Experience for Better Government
Commentary: Shelley H. Metzenbaum
We need government. We need government to work well. More precisely, we need government to be effective, efficient, fair, ...
Stephanie Miner and Antonio Weiss Join the Volcker Alliance
The Volcker Alliance announced that Stephanie A. Miner, Mayor of Syracuse, and Antonio Weiss, a senior fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center ...
Celebrating the Legacy of a Public Service Legend
Commentary: Donald F. Kettl
It was a treat to step away from the “you can’t make it up” headlines last week to attend the Nov. 9 symposium celebrating former ...
Truth, Integrity, and Budgeting: the Volcker Alliance Grades the States
Commentary: William Glasgall
Here we are, more than five months into fiscal 2018 for most states, and all 50 finally have enacted budgets. That it took so long to get ...
Volcker Alliance Calls for Rethinking Effective Government
In honor of Paul A. Volcker’s accomplished life of public service and his 90th birthday, the Volcker Alliance held a daylong symposium at the ...