Stephen Fehr is a senior officer with Pew’s government performance portfolio. He is a lead writer on many of the products generated by the portfolio, specializing in state and local fiscal health. He also is involved in developing Pew’s future initiatives and partnerships.
Before joining Pew, Fehr worked for more than three decades as a reporter and editor at The Washington Post and The Kansas City Star. During those years, he covered every level of government, from city councils and school boards to state legislatures, governors, Congress, and the White House.
Fehr holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri, Columbia.