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Top 3 Local: CPAC Edition

On February 27, 2015

It’s Friday, which means it’s time for another edition of Top 3 Local. For those of you who are new to our site, here’s the drill: every Friday, we select three stories featuring “local people, making local decisions.” You might call it “federalism in action.” Read on for this week’s Top 3 Local stories. And […]

North Dakota State Representative Speaks Out on Local Control

On May 14, 2014

At Federalism in Action, we work to highlight state lawmakers who are fighting to make sure their states can make local decisions and retain local control. Here’s a recent example from North Dakota State Representative, Kim Koppelman, who wrote an op-ed describing a jurisdiction issue facing neighboring states North Dakota and Minnesota. Read the full article below […]

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 […]

Federalism All Star: North Dakota Representative Bette Grande

On March 4, 2014

The federal government may be growing at an alarming rate and becoming overly involved in state and local affairs, but thankfully, courageous lawmakers nationwide are resisting this overreach. One such lawmaker is North Dakota State Representative Bette Grande. Her tireless efforts to promote local decision-making and control make her this week’s Federalism All Star. Elected […]

Top 3 Local Series: Keeping Government Local

On September 6, 2013

Over the last few decades, Washington, D.C.’s control and influence over states and communities has reached unprecedented levels. Fortunately, this has not dampened the American spirit. Each week, Federalism at Action will highlight some of the concrete, innovative ways Americans are “keeping it local,” what our local communities have to offer and why our government […]

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