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Synonyms for federalize

unite on a federal basis or band together as a league

Related Words

put under the control and authority of a federal government

enter into a league for a common purpose

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James, a Republican, has boasted that the only way to stop the National Guard from doing what he says is for the president to federalize it.
We federalize everything that walks, talks, and moves,"chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee from 1986 to 1994.
The Network also wants Congress to federalize water quality programs and make them less permissive, to focus on non-point source pollution, preserve wetlands, expand regulations of toxic discharges, and prevent clean waters from getting polluted.
Section 1076 of the Act amends the "Insurrection Act" expanding presidential authority to federalize the National Guard during certain emergencies and disasters.
Topics include the debate of why bothering to federalize the EU, the constitutional scheme of federalism, asymmetric federalism between globalization and regionalization, the addition of direct democracy, federalism and the European party system, the view from below, insights from comparative federalism via cybercrime, economic theory, lessons from experience in creating a social Europe, and the balancing act inherent in the Constitutional Treaty for Europe.
Bush could bypass the state altogether and federalize the troops.
The push to federalize juvenile law is dangerous," he says.
The Senate bill proposed to federalize the 28,000 screeners now in service, resulting in background checks, better training and better pay.
In the three-page expose, DeMint cites a 21-page secret Obama administration document reportedly bearing the designation "Internal Draft-NOT FOR RELEASE" wherein the President sets forth his plan to federalize more than 10 million acres of land in the western United States by placing them under the "protection" of the Department of the Interior.
It has become a debate over the political hypocrisy of conservatives who abandoned their respect for states' rights to federalize the issue in an emergency session.
Over the last decade, Congress has contributed significantly to the rising caseload by continuing to federalize crimes already covered by state laws.
ATSA was signed into law last fall and established the TSA to federalize airport security.
With the government poised to federalize an estimated 30,000 security workers in U.
The Senate wants to federalize airport security screeners; the House doesn't.
Now making its way through Congress is a tiny $50 million authorization to federalize a Michigan pilot called the Capital Access Program (CAP).