House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi Appoints NYU Wagner Dean Sherry Glied to Evidence-Based Policymaking Panel
NYU Wagner Dean and Professor of Public Service Sherry Glied will serve on a new bipartisan commission to look at ways to use data more effectively to measure the impact of federal tax and spending programs.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi appointed Dean Glied to the 10-seat Evidence Based Policymaking Commission.
House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senator Patty Murray (D-Wash.) pressed for a commission in their capacity as chair of the House and Senate Budget Committees, respectively, after negotiating to keep the government open in 2013.
The panel will look at how federal data is used, and whether the data can be organized better to improve measurement of the effectiveness of federal tax and spending programs, as Bloomberg reported.
The legislation creating the Commission was passed in March.
How Do State and Local Governments Recruit and Retain "Young and Restless"?
Governing magazine's website, serving 275,000 public officials and other readers each month, considers the critical matter of how states and localities recruit managerial talent from Generatiions X and Y -- post baby boomers roughly between the ages of 30 and 42 -- and how they keep them on. To help frame the issue, the writer interviewed NYU Wagner Professor Paul Light, a nationally recognized expert on government and organizational performance, as well as Cuong Nguyen, a Wagner graduate who works as a director for the Borough President of Manhattan. In the article, Nguyen contends many governments could do more to promote public sector employment's attractive characteristics and advantages. Born in Vietnam and raised largely in California, Nguyen, 28, grew interested in public service careers after serving in the Peace Corps in Honduras and earning a master's degree in public administration at Wagner. To read the article, please visit the link listed below.