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Dedicated to State and Local Governments


Katherine Barrett and Richard Greene (B&G) research and write about state and local governments. Explore this website to find fresh content, including guest columns, special features, resources, links, quotes and more. For their recent thoughts, comments, short essays and links, click on the "B&G Report" below.



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Katherine Barrett and Richard Greene

Over the course of over 30 years, Katherine Barrett and Richard Greene, principals of Barrett and Greene, Inc. have done much-praised analysis, research and writing about state and local governments. They are nationally-known authorities in a host of topics including budgeting and finance; human resources and workforce management; procurement; tax systems,  pensions, infrastructure, contracting, data use, civics education and notably performance management.