Sometimes, the federal government and state governments clash over who controls some activity. For example, marijuana, the sale or distribution of which is prohibited by federal law. But some states have “legalized” it. There’s a supremacy clause in the Constitution (Article VI), as well as the Tenth Amendment, and people disagree which applies, and when.
“Fight Over Student Loans Intensifies,” The Wall Street Journal, March 10, 2018 A4. Federal government asserts sole authority over companies that collect federal student loans. States object.
What does this have to do with information governance? Don’t you need to know who make the rules that you need to comply with?