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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 ...
People On People On People
The True Size of Government
New Research Analyzes the Size of Government Since the 1980s
New research published by the Volcker Alliance provides a new level of clarity about the size and composition of the federal government ...
Anthony Foxx Joins the Board of the Volcker Alliance
The Volcker Alliance announced today that Anthony Foxx has joined its Board of Directors. Mr. Foxx, who served as the United States Secretary ...
Volcker Alliance and Partnership for Public Service Launch Civil Service Reform Initiative
The Partnership for Public Service and the Volcker Alliance, two nonprofit, nonpartisan organizations focused on helping build a high-performing, ...
Volcker on Bradfield: A Life in Public Service
Commentary: Paul A. Volcker
Washington D.C. is in political turmoil. Congress is in partisan gridlock. Major agencies have leadership vacuums, with policy uncertainties. Trust ...
Accountability Expectations: Getting Them Right to Enable Public Servants to Serve
Commentary: Shelley H. Metzenbaum
This week, we pause to celebrate and thank the millions of government workers engaged in public service. Let me suggest that we also commit to fixing government systems to make it ...
Can Government Employees Criticize the Government?
Commentary: Katherine Barrett and Richard Greene
It’s a question that many federal workers are asking as they look for ways to express opposition to their new boss but keep their jobs. During the presidential campaign last year, one survey found ...
The Fight Over How Government Can Best Deliver
Commentary: Donald F. Kettl
President Trump’s chief strategist, Steve Bannon, shook official Washington with his pledge before the Conservative Political Action Conference to ensure the “deconstruction of the administrative ...