In the pandemic, federal, state and local government responses weren’t always aligned

The governmental response to the COVID pandemic pulled in many agencies at the federal, state and local levels. But how well did they work together? The intergovernmental response is the topic of the latest study, sought by Congress, from a working group of the National Academy of Public Administration. Its main finding: there’s work to do. The Federal Drive got more now from working group co-chair and University of San Francisco professor Richard Callahan.