2017 BIG Ideas framework and application

Jan 22, 2018

This year’s BIG Ideas 2017 Work Paper, “Navigating the Waters between Local Autonomy and State Preemption,” by Dr. David Swindell, Dr. Carl Sternberg and Dr. James Svara lays out a framework to both discuss and assess the state of local government autonomy. Given the growing concern about the recent growth in state restrictions and preemptions of municipal and county authority, the goal of the work paper, and its framework, is to help elected and administrative local government officials understand the legislative environment and be equipped to take actions that meet their local community needs.

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