What Properly Belongs as Global, National, or State Level Decisions – The Balance is Not Easy
The Traditional Answers
The standard answer for years, to the question of at what level of government should laws be passed, and rules made, has been at the lowest level possible. The underwriting principle is that such government is more likely to be close to the people and more subject to their desires.
Sounds right, and a case could be made that this a good starting point for any such discussion. But the reality demonstrates this is often not the best solution.