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Archives: Local Issues / Publications

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    Balancing State & Local Power

    Our Founding Fathers outlined their vision of how the government should be structured in the Federalist Papers and later enshrined it in the U.S. Constitution, hoping their design allowed each…

  • The Levers of Power in Local Government image

    The Levers of Power in Local Government

    Though different in each state, municipal government in the United States is extremely important to the understanding of federalism. The genius of the Founders’ federalism was in diffusing…