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Blog · April 5, 2013

Welcome to Forum Focus, the official blog home of Palmetto Policy Forum. We look forward to sharing great original content: policy papers, press, interviews with thoughtful leaders from around South Carolina and the nation…and even the occasional sound-off on issues we are passionate about. Be sure to follow us on Facebook and @PalmettoPolicy so that

Competitive Federalism

Blog · March 15, 2013

Ideas have consequences. This may seem obvious to some, but at PPI, we believe this calls us to examine the principles and truths that form the foundation of our policy innovation. We strongly believe in the First Principles of our federalist system and are proud to be co-signers of this important - and practical - report. As conservatives, we say "no" to federal overreach to have the flexibility to say "yes" to the innovative thinking that can only bubble up from the state and local level. We are strong advocates for returning dollars and decisions to the people best equipped to know and grow their own communities. Competitive Federalism is the arena in which states will compete to save America.