The James E. Holshouser, Jr. Distinguished Professor, School of Government, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Former Director, Master of Public Administration Program, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Dean, Yale Gordon College of Liberal Arts, University of Baltimore; Director, Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, University of Virginia; Executive Director, Council of State Governments; Assistant Director for Policy Implementation and Acting Executive Director, U.S. Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.
Introduction This article demonstrates the federal policy priorities of the National Governors Association, National Conference of State Legislatures, National League of Cities, National Association of