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- Parental control. Grigsby, John // Public Finance;07/25/97, p8
Discusses the changes in the central government of Great Britain that have an impact on local government. Local government's involvement in central government policy making process; Continuation of capping for Oxfordshire and Somerset county councils; Labour ministers' pursuit of the same...
- More words than action. // Public Finance;07/25/97, p8
Discusses the relationship between the central and local government of Great Britain. Success of the first central/local government partnership meeting; Deputy prime minister John Prescott and chancellor Gordon Brown as speakers at a Local Government Association meeting; Urging for an end to...
- Village vs state. McCormack, Gavan // Ecologist;Nov/Dec97, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p225
Focuses on how the people of the village of Kito in Japan resisted the decision by the central government to submerge their village beneath the waters of a dam. When the decision was made to submerge the village; Steps which the villagers took in opposition to the proposal; Decision made by the...
- What does local government think it's doing? The 8 key issues. Law, Gillian // Management;Apr97, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p22
Identifies the eight key issues concerning the relationships between the community, the local and central government. Leadership; Resource management; Funding; Government creep; Contestability debate; Privatisations; Changing roles of the local and central government.
- Lobbying from Inside the System: Why Local Governments Pay for Representation in the U.S. Congress. Loftis, Matt W.; Kettler, Jaclyn J. // Political Research Quarterly;Mar2015, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p193
Why do cities spend scarce resources lobbying the federal government? The hierarchy of U.S. government provides various pathways for local representation. Nevertheless, cities regularly invest in paid representation. This presents a puzzle for American democracy. Why do cities lobby, and do they...
- The Russian model of `negotiated federalism'. Polishchuk, L. // Problems of Economic Transition;Nov/Dec98, Vol. 41 Issue 7/8, p3
Examines the Russian model of `negotiated federalism' through an analysis of the disparities of the distribution of authoritative powers between the center and the regions, on one hand, and of economic and political resources, on the other. Preconditions and forms of a `negotiated federalism;...
- Power heads back to Beltway. Grier, Peter // Christian Science Monitor;4/22/98, Vol. 90 Issue 102, p1
Observes the trend in counter-devolution in the United States federal government. Government's intention to bring more authority back to Washington, D.C.; Areas in which devolution has occurred recently; Areas in which the devolution trend is reversing; Reasons for counter-devolution; Changes...
- PERF's Terrorism Report on Federal/Local Partnerships. // Public Management (00333611);Aug2003, Vol. 85 Issue 7, p34
Presents the U.S. Police Executive Research Forum's report on the improvement of local-central government partnership as part of a series on the protection of communities from terrorism. Topics addressed by the report; Web site.
- Not so fast, Mr. president. // Policy Review;Sep/Oct98, Issue 91, p11
Reports on the executive order issued by President Bill Clinton of the United States in May 1998 that will affect state-federal relations. Implications of the order; Possible effects of the wording of the order; Organizations that protested against the order.