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Doing the People’s Business in a Pandemic
Blog: Peter Morrissey
The pandemic has shed light on the aspects of government upon which we desperately depend. The procurement space is no exception.
LISTEN: Special Briefing on COVID-19 and the Fiscal Outlook for US Cities: Strategies for Survival and Recovery
News: Event Coverage
Panelists discussed which cities may be most vulnerable to budgetary shocks resulting from COVID-19 and strategies for recovery.
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.
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 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!
The Rebuilder's Dilemma
Volcker Alliance Releases Report on How Americans' Desire for Government Reform will Impact the 2020 Election
Voters who believe there is a need for major government reform may be the ones to determine the results of the 2020 election.
Katherine Barrett and Richard Greene Release New Book: Making Government Work
Barrett and Greene assess the state of performance improvement efforts, especially in state and local governments.