Federalism in the 21st Century: White House Perspective on the Challenges and Opportunities of Intergovernmental Relations"
Premiere Date: 1/13/2003; 43 minutes

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Director of the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs and Deputy Assistant to President Bush, Ruben Barrales ,discusses some of the initiatives identified by President Bush's Interagency Working Group on Federalism that are designed to promote the principles of federalism. Topics include federal endeavors more appropriately carried out by state and local governments, opportunities for flexible funding streams, regulatory waivers, and measures for improving federal responsiveness to state and local concerns. (#6993)

K-12 Educational Standards

Standards for Grade(s): 8

United States History and Geography: Growth and Conflict

8.2 Students analyze the political principles underlying the U.S. Constitution and compare the enumerated and implied powers of the federal government.

7. Describe the principles of federalism, dual sovereignty, separation of powers, checks and balances, the nature and purpose of majority rule, and the ways in which the American idea of constitutionalism preserves individual rights.

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