Federalism, as we define it, is the primacy of the states over the federal government. A healthy federalist system is one in which we examine or limit the overreach and spending of the federal government and restore power to the states, hold government officials accountable and push back when they overstep their powers.

These very principles are on the August ballot in Wisconsin’s primary election with two referendum questions that would amend the state constitution.

Featured Research


Logo for Badger Institute's weekly newsletter

Subscribe to our weekly email

All the latest news and analysis. Every Friday morning.

You can modify your subscription preferences at any time by using the link found at the bottom of every email.