Tag: Federal Government

Tag: Federal Government

  • 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 power between different layers of government. Understanding the fact that local government is closest to self-governance is necessary to a more complete understanding of distribution of power in American government.

  • Government Profiting Off the Poor and the Need for Modern Government Reform image

    Government Profiting Off the Poor and the Need for Modern Government Reform

    Thousands of people are homeless, right now, because of “good graft” – the noble intentions of government gone awry. Some of them are right here in Phoenix. These aren’t abstract numbers, they are men, women, and children who could right now be living in decent, affordable housing, but who have been cheated (along with taxpayers) out of the promises we have made. And they represent only one of the many casualties of modern government

  • Questioning the Federal Government and Sanctuary Cities image

    Questioning the Federal Government and Sanctuary Cities

    It should be questioned whether or not the federal government should have any direct financial or regulatory ties with local governments.

  • Local Officials Call On President-Elect Trump image

    Local Officials Call On President-Elect Trump

    The members of the American City County Exchange, a division of the American Legislative Exchange Council, representing city and county elected officials in 50 states, petition you with great urgency.

  • AN ORDINANCE FOR LOCAL COORDINATION ON FEDERAL REGULATIONS image

    AN ORDINANCE FOR LOCAL COORDINATION ON FEDERAL REGULATIONS

    Congress has defined “coordination” as a government-to-government communication process, seeking consistency, in which local government has an equal negotiating position with the federal agencies. This government-to-government communication negotiating process allows …