Our Mission

  1. Partner with states, tribes, and local governments to balance the interests of governments
  2. Provide a forum for states, cities, and counties to showcase their innovation and creativity in solving public policy problems
  3. Examine the effects of federal rules and regulations on state and local partners
  4. Develop proposals to partner with and empower states, tribes, local governments, private institutions, families and individuals
  5. Examine the extent to which the burdens shared among states, tribes and local governments may be re-allocated to improve the quality of life in all communities