The Public Interest

The paradox of state government reform

Jerome T. Murphy

Summer 1981

FIVE hundred yards from the U.S. Capitol stands the new Hall of the States. An imposing white marble structure, it provides space for 29 associations of state officials and the Washington offices of 33 states. While seven of these organizations represent state education interests exclusively, a number unmatched by any other interest, all of them are concerned with state education issues.


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