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America Needs an Independent Fed
Commentary: Paul A. Volcker
This WSJ article is signed by former Fed chairs Paul A. Volcker, Alan Greenspan, Ben Bernanke, and Janet Yellen.
Event Recap: FY2020 State Fiscal Conference, July 10-11 in Atlanta
News: Event Coverage
Read a summary of the FY2020 State Fiscal Conference and watch videos of the conference panels and keynotes.
America’s Forgotten Colony: Ending Puerto Rico’s Perpetual Crisis
Commentary: Antonio Weiss
Resolving Puerto Rico’s status is a critical step in allowing the territory to chart a sustainable long-term economic course.
Volcker Alliance Highlights the Stories Behind State Budgets in Fifty Newly Released Report Cards
The Volcker Alliance released fifty report cards outlining each state budget’s strengths and weaknesses.
Shelley Metzenbaum and Robert Shea Host Webinar on Bi-Partisan Recommendations for Improving Government Performance
News: Event Coverage
The webinar highlighted their co-written Volcker Alliance working paper, "Performance Accountability, Evidence, and Improvement."
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 ...
Volcker Urges Global and US Policymakers to Stay Committed to Financial Reform
In wide-ranging remarks delivered today at the 2017 Bretton Woods Committee Annual Meeting held at the International Monetary Fund Headquarters in Washington DC, Paul ...
How Trump Can Avoid the Reorganization Trap His Predecessors Fell Into
Commentary: Donald F. Kettl
Any day now, President Trump is expected to sign an executive order that would lay the groundwork for reorganizing the federal government. It’s a monumental undertaking, and ...
New OMB Plan Could Alter the Workforce, Says Kettl
On January 23, President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order instituting a federal hiring freeze for 90 days, pending a plan from the directors of the Office of Management and Budget ...
Unfinished Business: Banking in the Shadows