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the distribution of duties and powers between the national, state and local government levels; wanted system stability
Article VI of the Consitution
Const. and laws of the central government are supreme.
10th amendment of the Constitution
states or the people all powers not delegated to the central government
sharp division between national and state powers of function
New Deal/Cooperative Federalism
FDR; 1933 to present; blurs the responsibility between state and national levels. Involves grants and WPAs
Supported by argument of strong federal government; elaborate restrictions on the use of funds by the state and local levels; active federal oversight of pubic policy implementations.
Grants are given to states and localities with fewer restrictions on how and what the money is to be spent on.
reduce taxes, regulations, cut funding for EPA, federal domestic programs to the states, prayer back to schools, strong national defense
New Federalism Proposals
Overall reduction for various social programs by the federal government; elimination of fed. regulations; consolidate programs into block grants; giving the states a lot more rights
Reagan's radical Dual Federalism proposal
local and state governments would assume responsibility for over 40 programs now supervised and largely financed by DC; in exchange government would fund medicaid. went down in flames.
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