Words matter. These are the best Federal Government Quotes from famous people such as Paul Gosar, Luis Gutierrez, Wayne Rogers, Vicente Fox, Stephen Moore, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
There are things that should be allocated to states’ rights – that’s Gryffindor – and certain things allocated to the federal government, which is Slytherin.
We need the federal government to assert their supremacy over the immigration issue and make it clear to state legislatures, cowboy cops, and the American people that the federal government is in charge and effectively enforcing and regulating immigration.
As far as cutting jobs, you could cut whole agencies out of the federal government and not miss them.
So if Arizona sees the federal government isn’t assuming its responsibilities, it creates local laws. But migration and keeping security on the borders is not a local or state issue, it’s a federal issue.
I have worked in the federal government and saw the debilitating effects of our antiquated civil service system on morale and results.
The federal government has gone too far on many nonessential regulations that are harming small businesses. Employers are rightly concerned about the costs of these regulations – so they stop hiring, stop spending, and start saving for a bill from the federal government.
History has shown us that, on extraordinarily rare occasions, it becomes necessary for the federal government to intervene on behalf of individuals whose 14th Amendment rights to legal due process and equal protection may be violated by a state.
Do you know who the real hypocrite is? It’s the federal government and the Justice Department. It’s a fraud; it’s a lie. They have no interest in the education of black children. They are only interested in the politics of it.
The federal government turns away thousands of applicants to AmeriCorps every year. Our service men and women returning from overseas want to continue to serve. Children from every corner of the country can’t wait to volunteer.
State and local government, with financial support from the federal government, should offer a program to educate and train foster children for employment and provide them with financial assistance, as needed, until they reach age 21.
I think it’s a fundamental responsibility of the federal government to enforce our nation’s borders.
When the federal government invests in education, it should support quality education and career readiness rather than institutions that make empty promises.
Every year the Federal Government wastes billions of dollars as a result of overpayments of government agencies, misuse of government credit cards, abuse of the Federal entitlement programs, and the mismanagement of the Federal bureaucracy.
Just because technological advances have made it easier for the federal government to collect information doesn’t mean that our privacy rights can or should be violated on the ground or in the air.
You know, when companies who have made a commitment and have legacy costs and all of a sudden want to walk away from that commitment and lay it on the federal government, that’s a problem. It’s a fiscal problem for us.
Certainly we can end racism with love. We can demand that the federal government change its emphasis on racial distinction.
Just like families must live within their budgets, the Federal Government must live within its means. We have passed appropriations bills that have been fiscally responsible while recognizing our national priorities.
Like many of his fellow skyjackers, 49-year-old Arthur Gates Barkley was motivated by a complicated grievance against the federal government. In 1963, the World War II veteran had been fired as a truck driver for a bakery, after one of his supervisors accused him of harassment.
I introduced the Transparency in Government Act, a multi-faceted transparency bill that would bring unprecedented access and accountability to the federal government.
Quite often the federal government purchases things at prices higher than individuals in the private marketplace.
I don’t think the federal government should be involved in making life work, right? I mean, the enumerated powers – the state level is fine. The local level’s fine. But not – I do not want the federal government trying to make my life work.
Federal consent decrees – agreements between the federal government and a local agency to change how that agency operates – are burdensome, costly, and rarely justified.
When the federal government settles a case, the settlement dollars should go to the victims or the Treasury – period.
Homeowners and business owners across the country agreed to pay premiums, communities agreed to adopt building codes to mitigate flood dangers, and the Federal Government agreed to provide insurance coverage to policyholders after a disaster.
Democrats believe that the federal government is not our enemy, it’s our partner.
What Clinton severed with his welfare reform was the obligation of the federal government to step in when the states failed and to monitor these programs.
Queens is so often treated as a stepchild and labeled as an outer borough. At the very least, if I could help bring more attention to what we need, and what the federal government needs to do to improve the quality of life of people right here in Queens – any way that I can do that, I’m very happy to do that.
Our nation is too different, too diverse to say that what works in Massachusetts is somehow going to be grabbed by the federal government, usurping the power of states and imposing a one-size-fits-all plan on the nation. That will not work.
If the federal government can mandate what we have to spend our own money on, then the federal government can make us buy something even if we are morally opposed to paying for it.
Part of Obamacare eliminated the private sector financial market that engages in giving college student loans. I mean, now the federal government has taken over college student loans, so I sit back and strategically look at this and say this just cannot be happening.
It is through states that the American people get the job done every day, often in spite of a deeply flawed bureaucratic federal government.
Anyone who thinks you can pay $3,100 to the federal government and thinks you can get that money back completely in services – like I said – he may go to M-I-T but he is an N-U-T.
In the Federal Government, electronic records are as indispensable as their paper counterparts for documenting citizens’ rights, the actions for which officials are accountable, and the nation’s history.
I had three attorneys dedicated solely to find the statistic of the number of missing Native American women on reservations. Any reservation, not just ‘Wind River.’ They don’t exist. The federal government, which is responsible for the reservations, don’t keep those stats.
About half of all potential future global warming emissions from United States fossil fuels lie in oil, gas and coal buried beneath our public lands, controlled by the federal government and owned by the American people – and not yet leased to private industry for fuel extraction.
The Tea Party was born out of the disgust many Americans felt early in the financial crisis upon learning that the federal government was even contemplating reducing the principal on some troubled mortgages.
It’s traditionally not federal policy to fund state and local salaries. It’s done sometimes on a temporary basis or a grant basis. But it’s not often done. And the reason is clear, because the federal government can’t continue in perpetuity these programs.
Certainly, cutting spending is one of the things that can transcend to the federal government. I mean, I think the federal government has grown by leaps and bounds, and they need to look where do they need to cut.
People say, ‘I’m for job training. We can train people to increase the likelihood that they can be self-sufficient.’ Okay, that’s great, you’re for job training – I like job training – but do you think the federal government should have 163 different job-training programs?
It began to really eat away with me that in the ’60s the federal government, desiring to help poor moms who were dealing with deadbeat dads, decided, ‘We’ll help: we’ll give a check for every child you can have out of wedlock.’
I advised the insurance companies to apply certain rate adjustments only to plans where the federal government provides assistance in order to save Montanans money and keep rates lower on other plans.
The chief duty of our federal government is the safety and security of the American people.
Arizona did not make illegal, illegal. It is a crime to enter or remain in the U.S. in violation of federal law. States have had inherent authority to enforce immigration laws when the federal government has failed or refused to do so.
There isn’t one thing the federal government does that anybody in Big Business would emulate, at least not in the profit sector.
We must take away the government’s credit card. With limits on both tax revenue and borrowing, the Federal government would finally be forced to get serious about spending cuts.
I don’t see any justification for the federal government owning land, other than the Statue of Liberty and maybe a few parks, maybe a few refuges. But to just own land to do nothing with it I think is a disservice to the Constitution.
Particularly as a supposed ‘conservative,’ Trump ought to know something about the relationship between the federal government and the states.