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Beyond The New Federalism: Revenue Sharing In Perspective, George D. Brown Dec 1977

Beyond The New Federalism: Revenue Sharing In Perspective, George D. Brown

Boston College Law School Faculty Papers

In 1972 Congress added General Revenue Sharing to the list of federal grant-in-aid programs for states and localities. President Nixon had recommended Revenue Sharing, as apart of his "New Federalism," because it would foster local autonomy by minimizing federal restrictions on the grants. When General Revenue Sharing was renewed in 1976, Congress made no changes in the formula, leading some commentators to minimize the significance of those changes which were made.

Professor Brown argues that the 1976 renewal amendments to the Revenue Sharing Act are an example of "interventionist federalism," a new form of federal influence over state and local …


Beyond The New Federalism: Revenue Sharing In Perspective, George D. Brown Nov 1977

Beyond The New Federalism: Revenue Sharing In Perspective, George D. Brown

George D. Brown

In 1972 Congress added General Revenue Sharing to the list of federal grant-in-aid programs for states and localities. President Nixon had recommended Revenue Sharing, as apart of his "New Federalism," because it would foster local autonomy by minimizing federal restrictions on the grants. When General Revenue Sharing was renewed in 1976, Congress made no changes in the formula, leading some commentators to minimize the significance of those changes which were made. Professor Brown argues that the 1976 renewal amendments to the Revenue Sharing Act are an example of "interventionist federalism," a new form of federal influence over state and local …


Federalism And Federal Regulation Of Public Employers: The Implications Of National League Of Cities V. Usery, W. Harding Drane Jan 1977

Federalism And Federal Regulation Of Public Employers: The Implications Of National League Of Cities V. Usery, W. Harding Drane

Cleveland State Law Review

The purpose of this Note is to examine the limits of the federal commerce power when applied to the states as states, using as a focal point, the controversies which have arisen in the application of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA).