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Restoring A Republic

On March 4, 2016

By Jonathan Sorg | Federalism In Action General George S. Patton, United States Army, famously said, “Americans love a winner. Americans will not tolerate a loser. Americans despise cowards. Americans play to win all of the time. I wouldn’t give a hoot in hell for a man who lost and laughed. That’s why Americans have never lost […]

Legislative Watch: Utah’s HB.276

On March 3, 2016

HB.276 Utah Public Land Management Act   Utah’s HB.276, sponsored by Rep. Mike Noel, creates a state led force to steward lands currently owned by the Bureau of Land Management. The federal government owns more than 30 million acres in Utah and opposition to state management believe local control will lead to privatization or the […]

Release: New Hampshire’s Financial Time Bomb

On March 2, 2016

NEW HAMPSHIRE’S FINANCIAL TIME BOMB The Looming Impact of Long-Term Care on Medicaid WOODSVILLE, NH – A new study, published by Federalism In Action, finds that America’s and New Hampshire’s long-term care service delivery and financing systems – as currently operating and likely to evolve – will not survive the coming demographic age wave. According […]

Statement: Federalism In Action on the Clean Power Plan

On February 23, 2016

Federalism In Action (FIA), a 501c(3), is a national public policy organization promoting American federalism — the uniquely American notion that individual liberty is protected only through a proper balance of authority and a healthy tension between the national and state governments. We believe the Clean Power Plan (CPP) violates these basic principles of American federalism. The […]

Federalism Fellow: Meet Matt Sifert

On February 22, 2016

Federalism Fellow: Matt Sifert Meet Matthew Sifert of Scottsdale, Arizona. Matt joins Federalism In Action as one of our Federalism Fellows for the semester. Currently an undergrad at The King’s College in New York, Matt is pursuing a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics with a minor in Theology. Prior to joining the FIA team, Matt […]

Innovation Competitions: A Look at Secondary Costs

On February 16, 2016

By Catherine Konieczny | Federalism In Action A new $40 million Smart City Challenge has been announced by the Department of Transportation (DOT) to fund proposals that promise more efficient and environmentally-friendly infrastructure ideas. Looking into the details, the funding favors plans that “reduce congestion, keep travelers safe, protect the environment, respond to climate change, connect underserved […]

Washington and Reagan, Reasons for Hope

On February 15, 2016

By Jonathan Sorg | Federalism In Action PRESIDENTS DAY 2016 In his seminal 1964 A Time for Choosing speech, Ronald Reagan said, “You and I have a rendezvous with destiny. We will preserve for our children this, the last best hope of man on earth, or we will sentence them to take the first step into a thousand […]

Federalism Fellow: Meet Catherine Konieczny

On February 12, 2016

Federalism Fellow: Catherine Konieczny Meet Catherine Konieczny of Charlotte, North Carolina. Catherine is one of our Federalism Fellows for the 2016 winter semester. She is currently pursuing a degree in economics with a minor in political science. Prior to joining the FIA team as an intern in 2015, Catherine interned for the John Locke Foundation […]

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