Federalism

Federalism in the age of COVID-19

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The Presidential Ideas Festival was held May 21-23, 2019.

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May 27, 2021

Jonathan Rodden, Richard C. Schragger, Miriam Seifter

Scholars in the fields of law and political science examine federalism in light of the ongoing government response to COVID-19. Panelists will discuss how federal, state, and local officials reacted to the challenge and what their actions tell us about the future of the federal system, particularly in light of the rural/urban split in the United States.