The Federal System
Panel Co-Chairs: Mark Pisano & Marilyn Rubin
The Standing Panel on the Federal System considers challenges and issues related to the U.S. federal system and intergovernmental relations.
Specific interests include the dynamics of:
- National-state, national-local, interstate, state-local, and inter-local relations in the United States;
- Central-local relations in other countries;
- Relationships between the governmental and nongovernmental/independent sectors in the United States;
- Relationships betweencitizens and their government; and
- Federal/intergovernmental systems and global developments.
Recent work (last two years) from this Standing Panel includes:
- In December 2008 the National Academy’s Standing Panel on the Federal System developed a transition paper on intergovernmental management in concert with state and local group leaders. The statement was delivered to President-elect Obama’s Assistant for Intergovernmental Relations, Valerie Jarrett. To read a copy of the transition statement click here.
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