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