Federalism Blogs & Commentary

Declarations of Independence

CSF Fellow Stephen Schechter reminds us that the Declaration of Independence was preceded by myriad similar declarations developed at the local and colony levels. Click to read blog.

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Decentralizing Federal Employees: Mexico and the U.S.

CSF Fellow John Kincaid discusses Mexico’s proposed decentralization of federal agencies and compares the Mexican system of public administration to the United States. Click to read blog. 

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Localism: U.S. Mayors Oppose Federal Policy

CSF Fellow John Kincaid explains why U.S. mayors are increasingly pushing back against federal policy and points to other historical instances of mayoral activism in this article from Time.