Archives: Local Tax Reform / Publications

Archives: Local Tax Reform / Publications

  • 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.