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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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Marty Benison, Industry Executive Director for State and Local Government at Oracle outlines five key benefits of enterprise risk management for state and local governments. 

Link to our recent column about how cities and counties win back resident trust following a financial scandal. And to a new report we've written about data use in state and local HR.

"Praise in a Remote World." An essay encouraging supervisors and managers to value the importance of praise for employees -- an effort that may be more difficult in a day of remote workforces.

Plus: Understanding city and county fiscal scandals

A Route Fifty panel, hosted by Katherine Barrett and featuring Jennifer Fairweather, Casey Osterkamp and Bob Lavigna, focuses on the challenges states and localities face in recruiting and retaining a qualified workforce.

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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.