A Federal Power Grab?
The federal government hasn't attached a lot of strings to federal aid so far, but that's about to change.
Is our current Great Recession having similar centralizing effects as a late 1970 fiscal crisis on our federal system, asks our colleague Paul L. Posner at Management Insights.
Posner addresses how leaders and managers in state and local governments can position themselves to accept federal fiscal realities while protecting state and local prospects at the same time. READ MORE.
Management Insights is published here on Governing.com in collaboration with the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the Harvard Kennedy School. The column is moderated by Stephen Goldsmith, a Professor of Government at Harvard Kennedy School (on leave), and deputy mayor of operations for the City of New York.
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
Trump Names Oklahoma AG, a Climate Skeptic and Oil Industry Ally, to Lead EPA1 hour ago
After Hearing Mayors' Concerns, Trump Promises to 'Work Something Out' for Immigrant Children2 hours ago
Judge Halts Michigan's Recount of Presidential Votes2 hours ago
Maryland City Votes to Let Non-Citizens Participate in Local Elections2 hours ago
Businesses: Anti-LGBT Bills Could Cost Texas $8.5 Billion and More Than 100,000 Jobs2 hours ago
What We Don't Know About Trump's Carrier Deal (and Most States' Business Deals)3 hours ago