|LAMAR ALEXANDER, governor of Tennessee, practiced law in Knoxville before his election in 1978. Working to reduce the size of state government in conjunction with the General Assembly, he decreased the number of authorized government positions by 3,000 during the first three years of his administration.|
|BENJAMIN L. CARDIN is Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, past chairman of the State Federal Assembly of the National Conference of State Legislatures, and a member of President Reagan's Federalism Advisory Commission. His articles on tax reform have appeared in the University of Maryland's Law Forum and in the University of Baltimore's Law Review.|
|ALBERT J. DAVIS, senior analyst on the Taxation and Finance staff of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, focuses on New Federalism initiatives, state revenue sharing, and state/local fiscal status. His publications include two recent articles in Intergovernmental Perspectives: "Perspectives on a New Day for Federalism" and "Stage II: Revenue Turnbacks."|
|EUGENE EIDENBERG, director of the Democratic National Committee, in 1980 was appointed assistant to the president and secretary to the cabinet. He formerly served as deputy under secretary of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. The author of several articles on the U.S. Congress and the presidency, his most recent publication is An Act of Congress.|
|DANIEL J. ELAZAR, professor of political science and director of the Center for the Study of Federalism at Temple University in Philadelphia, is the editor of Publius, The Journal of Federalism. An authority on Jewish political theory, organization, and policy planning, his publications include Federalism and Political Integration; Constitutionalism, Federalism, and the Post-Industrial American Polity; and frequent contributions to the Institute's Journal of Contemporary Studies. He wrote the chapter on "Federalism, Governance, and Development in the Third World" in the Institute's 1978 book The Third World: Illusions and Realities.|
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Publication information: Book title: American Federalism, a New Partnership for the Republic. Edition: 2nd. Contributors: Robert B. Hawkins Jr. - Editor, Benjamin L. Cardin - Author, Albert J. Davis - Author, Eugene Eidenberg - Author, Daniel J. Elazar - Author, Alan F. Holmer - Author, A. E. Dick Howard - Author, Michael S. Joyce - Author, Paul Laxalt - Author, John McClaughry - Author, W. S. Moore - Author, E. S. Savas - Author, William A. Schambra - Author, Stephen L. Schechter - Author, Wm. Craig Stubblebine - Author, David B. Swoap - Author, Murray L. Weidenbaum - Author, F. Clifton White - Author, Aaron Wildavsky - Author, Richard S. Williamson - Author, Lamar Alexander - Author. Publisher: Institute for Contemporary Studies. Place of publication: San Francisco. Publication year: 1983. Page number: 263.
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