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Unformatted text preview: As people moved to suburbs congress reps from city decreased and increased in suburbs . o Every ten years consensus reallocates representatives based on populations o Delegates in suburbs increasing o Recently US growing south and west. o NY has been largest until recently, it will lose members of congress to Florida and California 1956 Eisenhower: proposed highway system national defense highway act to help suburban development along. o Each representative could choose their own construction company to build the highway running through their states. o Didnt raise taxes to build excise tax on gas (still there) o Road network for all suburban communities. o Beltway mentality built to avoid construction right down middle of parkway Hurt city budgets: Taxes a. Sale tax decrease b. Income tax decrease c....
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2009 for the course POL 327 taught by Professor Withers during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Spring '08