From Hillsdale – Budget Battles and the Growth of the Administrative State

John Marini, Visiting Distinguished Fellow, at The Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship housed within Hillsdale College, examines the growth of the administrative state in American politics.

Congress has become a major player in the administrative state precisely by surrendering its constitutional purpose and ceasing to defend limited government. As a result, the administrative state has grown dramatically since 1965, and it only continues to defend and expand its turf. Political opposition occasionally arises in the White House or in Congress, but thus far with little effect.

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