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5 Matching questions

  1. what is the most common approach to waste?
  2. land quality problems in texas
  3. The State Highway Fund
  4. federal environmental policies
  5. Personal Income Tax
  1. a -safe drinking water act of 1974
    -clean water act of 1977
    -clean air act of 1990
  2. b landfills
  3. c -erosion
    -loss of mineral deposits
    -erosion of beaches and shipping channels
    -destruction of landscape
    -where to put waste
    -what waste to store
  4. d Used for purposes related to the construction and maintenance of highways and roads
  5. e Texas' tax system is ranked 5th amoung states with the most regressive tax systems: meaning it is quite regressive
    -some tax advocates argue that we should institute a personal income tax to make our tax system more progressive

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. can be used for a broad range of programs; the state or local government recipient can determine specific uses within broad guidelines
    -while block grants made it easier for local and state governments to channel money into their needed projects a drop in the amount of federal dollars also accompanied this shift in the early 1980s
  2. -the federal government
    -state governments
  3. regulates emissions that lead to acid rain and deteriorates air in urban areas, and controls the release of toxic pollutants in the air
  4. a form of national health insurance for the elderly and disabled
  5. -federal grants
    -borrowing
    -the lottery
    -college tuition and user fees
    -drivers licenses fees
    -fishing licenses fees

5 True/False questions

  1. Social Securitycontributory program in which one pays into and then can later draw from when they hit retirement age

          

  2. food stampsadded cents on almost everything you buy (hits the poor the hardest)
    A levy on the retail sale of taxable items
    Generates the most income of any tax in Texas

    State sets base rate at 6.25 percent
    Other units of local government may add as much as 2 percent
    Providing for an 8.25 percent sales tax rate in most areas of the state

          

  3. franchisea federally and state financed, state operated program providing medical services to low income people

          

  4. 3 water problems facing texasTax on the sale of a motor vehicle or a lease

    The rate is 6 1/4 percent and is calculated on the purchase price of the vehicle

          

  5. poverty threshold for tx for 2007texas water development board

          

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