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Commentary: Paul A. Volcker

It has been a long slog for the economy since the last and by far the most severe financial breakdown in my experience almost brought our economic system to its knees. Right now, in ...

Press Releases

The Volcker Alliance, the George Mason University State & Local Government Leadership Center and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York hosted a day-long workshop bringing ...

News

In remarks at George Washington University March 20, Volcker Alliance Chairman Paul Volcker discussed the need for “sensible” changes in the way the U.S. government oversees the ...

Press Releases

The Volcker Alliance, a non-partisan non-profit organization launched to address the challenge of effective execution of public policies and help rebuild public trust in government, has ...

Commentary: Donald F. Kettl

Congratulations! You’ve won the nasty 2016 election for president of these United States. It was a long slog through more bad chicken dinners and dusty halls than anyone could ...

Commentary: Donald F. Kettl

As many have noted, Barack Obama was able to give such a feisty and defiant State of the Union address this week in large part because the economic winds are, finally, at his back. With ...
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Commentary: Shelley H. Metzenbaum

As the holidays and a new year approach, it is good to reflect on the past year and look toward 2015. Over the past year, one thing has become increasingly clear. The need for the ...

News

The Volcker Alliance was well represented at Governing Magazine’s Cost of Government Summit at Washington’s Newseum in September, with President Shelley Metzenbaum offering ...

Commentary: Donald F. Kettl

Governor-elect Larry Hogan didn't even have a chance to finish his thank-you tour before getting a nasty budget surprise: The state's deficit for the coming year has jumped from $400 million to ...

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