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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 […]

Top 3 Local: It’s Employee Freedom Week

On August 21, 2015

Welcome to another installment of our Top 3 Local series. Here we strive to highlight 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 if you have a story we should feature in next week’s post, send the good […]

E-Cigs Offer Mainers Improved Health Outcomes

On July 13, 2015

LD.1108, “An Act to Protect Children and the Public from Electronic Cigarette Vapor” is arguably well-intentioned, but misguided. Numerous scientific studies show that electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) not only reduce the harm from smoking, but can also be part of the successful path to smoking cessation. The term “e-cig” is misleading because there is no tobacco […]

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 […]

Top 3 Local: Happy Lunar New Year!

On February 20, 2015

Another week has passed, which means it’s time for another installment of Federalism in Action’s weekly blog series, Top 3 Local. If you’re new to our site, here’s what it’s all about: every Friday, we spotlight three of the nation’s top stories featuring local people, making local decisions. You might call it “federalism in action.” […]

Top 3 Local: Momentum for Local Control in New Mexico

On June 27, 2014

It’s the first full week of summer, and it’s finally Friday! That also means it’s time for a new installment of Federalism in Action’s Top 3 Local blog series. If you’re new here, each Friday, we find 3 of the top stories from across the web that showcase local people making local decisions. We provide […]

Top 3 Local: States’ Increasing Reliance on Federal Government

On February 7, 2014

We’re in the thick of state legislative sessions, and each and every day there are many local people promoting local decision-making. Federalism in Action compiles the top 3 stories from around the web that best exemplify “federalism in action.” To read last week’s post, click here and see below for this week’s highlights. FOR MOTIVATION: […]

Top 3 Local: Polar Vortex Edition

On January 10, 2014

Thanks to the “polar vortex,” chances are the weather was much colder in your neck of the woods this week. Nevertheless, there were still inspiring examples of federalism in action. To kick off the New Year and commemorate this week of frigid temperatures, we are returning to our Top 3 stories of local people making […]

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