Who Has Jurisdiction Over a Pandemic, the U.S. Government or States?

April 15, 2020

In this Call with the Experts podcast, RAND experts discuss the recent buildup of tensions between the federal government and state and local authorities. When it comes to planning for and fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, who's in charge? Here is an edited transcript of this call.

Jeffrey Hiday from the RAND Office of Media Relations moderates.