The UC Public Policy Channel
The Budget Series
Goldman School Dean Henry E. Brady engages with three UC Berkeley alumni who are now working on budget issues in Washington, DC. From commentator Stan Collender who's known on Capitol Hill is "Mr. Budget," to Dorothy Robyn, who recounts her policy successes while at the Defense Department and at the General Services Administration, and ending with a view from the trenches, as described by Holly Harvey of the Congressional Budget Office.

Date: 1/9/2017
Dorothy Robyn, now an independent analyst, shares tales of her time in government overseeing energy and environmental budget issues on military bases, participating in a public/private partnership with Ivanka Trump that converted Washington's Old Post Office Pavilion into a hotel, and preventing a life-saving satellite system from being destroyed, a feat most recently recounted "Eccentric Orbits: The Iridium Story." Robyn's conversation with Henry E. Brady, Dean of the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley, is the second of three in "The Budget Series," featuring UC GSPP alumni who are fiscal policy experts in Washington. Recorded on 11/04/2016.

Date: 1/9/2017
Holly Harvey's passion for her work is infectious as she describes how she and her colleagues at the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimate the expense of legislative proposals so that lawmakers will understand just how much their ideas will cost American taxpayers. Harvey's conversation with Henry E. Brady, Dean of the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley, is the third of three in "The Budget Series," featuring UC GSPP alumni who are fiscal policy experts in Washington. Recorded on 11/04/2016.

Date: 1/2/2017
Stan Collender, author and professional commentator on the federal budget, brings his sense of humor to explain Washington's dysfunction on the budget process and speculates how this might change under a Trump administration. Collender's conversation with Henry E. Brady, Dean of the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley, is the first of three in "The Budget Series," featuring UC GSPP alumni who are fiscal policy experts in Washington. Recorded on 11/04/2016.