Localism and social capital: Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) on why federalism is key to restoring civic connectedness and faith in the American government

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Media Outlet: AEI

Lee Drutman participated in a panel at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) following a speech on federalism and local engagement by Senator Mike Lee (R-UT). The discussion focused on encouraging growth in local communities, the declining trust in federal government, and the role of the federal government.

A full video of the event is available at AEI's website. 

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Lee Drutman is a senior fellow in the program on political reform at New America. He is the author of The Business of America is Lobbying (Oxford University Press, 2015).