Public Service Education

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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 ...

Commentary: Barrett and Greene

In January, New York’s governor announced a new perk for some state government employees: $5,000 scholarships. The money will go to 60 of the state's top-performing staffers and can be ...

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The Volcker Alliance today announced a donation of $1.5 million from Carnegie Corporation of New York. The unrestricted grant will be used to further the Alliance’s work to ...
Public Service Education

Commentary: Barrett and Greene

Trice Construction was frustrated. For years, the Chicago contractor for sidewalks, curbs, gutters, foundations and pavement had been dealing ...

Commentary: Raj Sharma, Peter Morrissey

Every year, thousands of professionals at all levels of government in the United States execute contracts to buy $2 trillion in public goods and services, ranging from fighter jets ...

Commentary: Peter Morrissey

Each year, governments in the United States spend about $2 trillion to purchase goods and services—from tanks to textbooks to health care to software—for public use. While the scale ...

Commentary: Barrett and Greene

Several weeks ago, we wrote a column about employee surveys in state and local government. It focused on the importance of using the results to take actions that improve the workplace. ...

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