Is it time for a new kind of federalism? Home › Forums › Citizen Engagement & Customer Service › Is it time for a new kind of federalism? This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by Mark Sullivan 5 years, 8 months ago. Author Posts March 24, 2012 at 10:06 pm #156981 Mark SullivanParticipant In a recent paper for The Brookings Institution, Bruce Katz writes: “Given global competition, the next president should adopt a vision of collaborative federalism in which: * the federal government leads where it must and sets a robust platform for productive and innovative growth via a few transformative investments and interventions; * states and metropolitan areas innovate where they should to design and implement bottom-up economic strategies that fully align with their distinctive competitive assets and advantages; and * a refreshed set of federalist institutions maximize results by accelerating the replication of innovations across the federal, state and metropolitan levels.” What do folks think? Is it time to reinvent the relationship between federal, state, and local government? Full article at: http://www.brookings.edu/papers/2012/0216_federalism_katz.aspx Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.