American Governance and Public Policy series

Taking the Initiative

Taking the Initiative shows that majority party leaders in Congress have set and successfully pushed their own policy agendas for decades—revealing the 'Contract With America' as only the mo

Rethinking Health Care Policy

States are increasingly important players in the current efforts to reform U.S. health care, as the federal government withdraws from this responsibility. Robert B.

The Politics of Policy Change

For generations, debating the expansion or contraction of the American welfare state has produced some of the nation's most heated legislative battles.

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