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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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The fiscal decentralization or the standardization of the Albanian language are not an argument for federalization, when the entire Southeast Europe is democratic.
Also, the editor of two opposition media outlets, Branko Geroski, has recently written that now is the right time to talk about federalization, while Zaev's close associate Ljubomir Frckoski said in a TV show the Macedonian and Albanian ethnic communities should alternate appointing the country's prime minister every two years.
Federalization and decentralization process that the country is going to undertake cannot be implemented without substantially changing and restructuring the civil service.
Incredibly, though, the "progressives" who are railing the loudest against federal programs that are militarizing our police are also the same voices that are most loudly calling for further federalization of our police to cure the alleged problem of "systemic racism.
It also addresses the trend toward increased federalization of bank-customer relations, and has new cases, notes, problems, and text on new regulations and emerging issues.
She told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / "What the demonstrators and protestors demanded in their four choices, among them the federalization came because of the government and its prime minister and their failure to respond positively to many of their legitimate demands.
ISLAMABAD -- Taking into consideration the sufferings of the people traveling on Rawalpindi-Kahuta road, the Chairman Senate Syed Nayyar Hussain Bokhari has urged the Ministry of Communications to expedite the process of federalization of the said road so that the National Highway Authority may get a legal cover to rehabilitate the road which is an important link owing to its strategic value.
The ethnic tensions between the Macedonian Slavs and the ethnic Albanians is set to cause the federalization and possible breakup of the Republic of Macedonia, according to Bulgarian analyst and former intelligence officer Krasimir Uzunov.
Therefore Europe needs not only fiscal discipline, but also a certain federalization.
According to Bend, Oregon-based MORTECH LLC's Interim MORTECH 2010 Report, released in October, regulatory concerns and federalization of product standards occupy the attention of mortgage lenders--particularly larger lenders.
Although DOE rejected federalization as an option in 2009, it recognized that the current contracting approach could be improved by greater standardization and by addressing personnel system issues.
While federalization of FPS security guards will cost more at the outset, we believe that the time, effort and money saved in the oversight process will increase security at federal properties.