The Resource Saving Congress from itself: : emancipating the states & empowering their people, (electronic resource)

Saving Congress from itself: : emancipating the states & empowering their people, (electronic resource)

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Saving Congress from itself: : emancipating the states & empowering their people
Title
Saving Congress from itself:
Title remainder
emancipating the states & empowering their people
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Language
eng
Summary
Saving Congress from Itself proposes a single reform: eliminate all federal grants-in-aid to state and local governments. This action would reduce federal spending by over $600 billion a year and have a profound effect on how we govern ourselves. The proliferation of federal grants-in-aid programs is of recent vintage: only about 100 such grants existed before Lyndon Johnson took office, and now they number more than 1, 100. Eliminating grants to the states will result in enormous savings in federal and state administrative costs; free states to set their own priorities; and improve the design and implementation of programs now subsidized by Washington by eliminating federal regulations that attend the grants. In short, it will free states and their subdivisions to resume full responsibility for all activities that fall within their competence, such as education, welfare, and highway construction and maintenance. And because members of Congress spend major portions of their time creating grants and allocating funds assigned to them (think earmarks), eliminating grants will enable Congress to devote its time to responsibilities that are uniquely national in character
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1923-
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Buckley, James Lane
Dewey number
320.473/049
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Federal government
  • United States.
  • United States
  • Intergovernmental fiscal relations
  • Sovereignty
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Saving Congress from itself: : emancipating the states & empowering their people, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11816129
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Publication
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multicolored
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MWT11816129
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11816129
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remote
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11816129
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Saving Congress from itself: : emancipating the states & empowering their people, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11816129
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11816129
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11816129
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11816129
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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