Public Opinion on Issues of Federalism in 2007: A Bush Plus?

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dc.contributor.author Kincaid, John
dc.contributor.author Cole, R. L.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-06-21T15:15:09Z
dc.date.available 2010-06-21T15:15:09Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.citation Kincaid, J. and R. L. Cole. (2008) "Public Opinion on Issues of Federalism in 2007: A Bush Plus?" Publius: The Journal of Federalism 38 (3):469-487. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10385/672
dc.description.abstract A 2007 trend survey revealed more Americans saying that the federal government gives them the least for their money and has too much power. The proportions citing high trust in the federal government and saying the federal government needs more power were low. The proportions holding positive attitudes toward state and local government were high, though local government scored best on most questions. More than half of Americans reported that their state is treated with the respect it deserves in the US federal system, compared with less than half of Canadians stating the same about their province. Slightly more than half of the US public judged three major federalism actions of President George W. Bush to have been helpful to state and local governments. en_US
dc.publisher Publius: The Journal of Federalism en_US
dc.title Public Opinion on Issues of Federalism in 2007: A Bush Plus? en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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