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Federalism

A political system in which the central government has certain, enumerated powers, and other government responsibilities are delegated to lower levels of government. For example, a federalist system may designate the central government to handle monetary policy and foreign affairs, but delegate most other matters to the provinces or states. Examples of federalist countries include the United States and Canada.
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In an unprecedented political structural move, the modern history of Ethiopia witnessed the adoption of an ethnic-based federal system introduced in early 1990s.
Under the AIA-ACLI-ABAIA proposal, any insurer, reinsurer, agent or broker wanting to stay in the state system could do so without obligation to the federal system.
It is rather to articulate that a federal system is not the dreaded kokora which took place in a hostile atmosphere.
The fear expressed of the high cost of maintaining a federal system is debatable.
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Inxight Federal Systems is delighted to be working with respected thought leaders such as Potomac Fusion," said Paul Battaglia, president of Inxight Federal Systems.
The GSA FirstGov Portal is an important tool that will be used by millions of American citizens," said Don Teague, Vice President of SAVVIS Federal Systems.
Inxight Federal Systems is delighted to be working with VSTI," said Paul Battaglia, president of Inxight Federal Systems.
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As one of the many highlights, the MDI Federal Systems Division will be promoting a new video technology product (to be announced later) and providing live demonstrations of MDI's industry leading Smart Card capabilities.
known as the Federal Systems Group, for $150 million in cash.

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