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Federalism and the Balance of Power Between Federal and State Governments

Ken Ivory, who serves in the Utah House of Representatives, suggests that a focus on federalism offers the best way to balance power between the federal and state governments. He also encourages other states to set up legislative bodies similar to the Utah Commission on Federalism to study federalism issues. In related news, a bill to create a committee on federalism recently passed the Idaho House of Representatives and has been sent to the state senate. Read more here and here.