Kowall Resolution: Reform Federal Grants and Empower State/Local Governments to Innovate, Eliminate Waste

On Wednesday, July 29, 2015, Oakland County Commissioner Eileen Kowall will present a resolution calling for the reform of federal grants-in-aid policies to allow state and local governments more authority to innovate and to eliminate excessive administrative costs. “The federal grant system is creating a culture of fiscal irresponsibility, wasteful use of resources and is increasingly driving policy decisions into the hands of a centralized federal bureaucracy,” said Kowall. “State and local … [Read more...]