Federalism

The Ideological Battle Over Regulating Paid Family Leave

The Ideological Battle Over Regulating Paid Family Leave

Debate about paid family leave revolves around three very different proposals.

The Encryption Wars

The Encryption Wars

Federal and state legislatures explore ways to address encryption disputes.

Stricter Rules Bring Challenges but also Cash to Montana Day Care Centers

Stricter Rules Bring Challenges but also Cash to Montana Day Care Centers

State authorities revamp day care regulations to meet federal standards and remain eligible for funding.

New Toxic Chemical Legislation Fails on Federalism

New Toxic Chemical Legislation Fails on Federalism

Scholar argues that bill aimed at strengthening safety of chemicals runs afoul of principle of precautionary federalism.

Rethinking States’ Role in Federal Rulemaking

Rethinking States’ Role in Federal Rulemaking

By understanding key tradeoffs, federal agencies can enhance state participation in the regulatory process.