Frank Shafroth is the publisher of the weekly eGnus, a compendium of actions and court decisions affecting the leaders of the nation’s state and local governments. He is a member of the U.S. Supreme Court Bar, currently teaching at both George Mason University and George Washington University in the graduate schools of Public Policy and International Affairs. At George Mason University, he has completed projects on ethics, aging, and municipal finance and bankruptcy–as well as headed up reports on Virginia for the State Budget Crisis Task Force and the MacArthur Foundation. He is the author of a GMU eBlog tracking municipal bankruptcy and severe fiscal distress as part of the GMU Municipal Sustainability Project. He has previously worked as Assistant Counsel to the U.S. Senate Banking Committee, as Chief of Staff to U.S. Representative Jim Moran–as well as served as the Director of Policy and Federal Relations for both the National Governors Association, the National League of Cities, and the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board. He is a columnist for Governing and State Tax Notes.