Federalism Fellow Farewell: A Millennial’s Take On American Federalism

On March 15, 2016

By Jonathan Sorg, Federalism Fellow  | Federalism In Action Today is officially the last day of my fellowship with Federalism In Action (FIA), and I leave grateful for the opportunity and the knowledge acquired. FIA provided a hands on experience and immersion into an ascending issue of our day, state versus federal power. At Federalism In […]

What ‘Land Grab’? Transferred Lands Will Stay Public

On March 11, 2016

By Matthew Anderson, Senior Policy Fellow Oil and gas wells dotting every inch of our national parks. Cattle running rampant, tearing up scenic landscapes, and leaving no forage for wildlife. Your family’s favorite summer camping spot being sold off to the highest bidder. This is the picture that extremist environmental groups have painted of the […]

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 […]

Utah’s Financial Model Should not Include Medicaid Expansion

On March 10, 2014

By Bob Williams Originally posted by Deseret News on March 9, 2014 After the problematic rollout of the Affordable Care Act, citizens are aware that the axiom “if something can go wrong, it will” often applies to government efforts. Citizens of Utah would be wise to be wary of Medicaid expansion at the state level, […]

Top 3 Local: Federal Control Costs Local Communities Millions

On March 6, 2014

Are you curious to know how local people put “federalism into action” this week? Well, we’ve got you covered! Federalism in Action collects the top 3 stories that best show local people making local decisions, and we have some great stories to share this week. Find the highlights below and click here to read last […]

Restoring the Balance of Power: Thirteen Proposals to Return Sovereignty to the States

On December 9, 2013

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) recently produced thirteen proposals to restore the balance of power in the states. ALEC National Chair Representative Linda Upmeyer stated, “With federal government overreach at an all-time high, now is the time for state lawmakers to take back control of issues that should be dealt with at the state […]

Top 3 Local: Technology, Transparency, and Local Governance

On December 6, 2013

On Fridays, Federalism in Action gathers the Top 3 stories on local people making local decisions into a blog. To check out last week’s post, click here. FOR INSPIRATION: Federalism All Star State Representative Alan Clemmons This week, Federalism in Action profiles South Carolina State Representative Alan Clemmons from the 107th District as a Federalism […]

Top 3 Local: Constitution Day Reflections

On September 20, 2013

Welcome to Federalism in Action’s Top 3 Local weekly blog post. Are you new here? Every Friday, we find the 3 top stories highlighting local people making local decisions across the nation. We find the best examples of “Federalism in Action,” so you won’t miss a thing! You’ll find this week’s Top 3 Local stories below, and […]

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