Some articles on federal, optional federal:
... Nevertheless, federal regulation has continued to encroach upon the state regulatory system ... The idea of an optional federal charter was first raised after a spate of solvency and capacity issues plagued property and casualty insurers in the 1970s ... Although the optional federal chartering proposal was defeated in the 1970s, it became the precursor for a modern debate over optional federal chartering ...
Famous quotes containing the words federal and/or optional:
“The Federal Constitution has stood the test of more than a hundred years in supplying the powers that have been needed to make the Central Government as strong as it ought to be, and with this movement toward uniform legislation and agreements between the States I do not see why the Constitution may not serve our people always.”
—William Howard Taft (18571930)
“Our father presents an optional set of rhythms and responses for us to connect to. As a second home base, he makes it safer to roam. With him as an allya loveit is safer, too, to show that were mad when were mad at our mother. We can hate and not be abandoned, hate and still love.”
—Judith Viorst (20th century)