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Unformatted text preview: b. Block Grants b.i. Gives states more freedom for general programs b.ii. Accountability issue b.iii. Common 1970s onward c. Formula grants v. Project Grants d. Kelly 2004 d.i. Property tax declines d.ii. States supposed to give revenue to municipalities d.iii. Economic crisis, unable to. Consequently, this harms the abilities of local government to function. e. Rivlin 2002 e.i. 2001 state budget crisis e.ii. Hard to balance budget; 15-20% drop in state revenue. e.iii. Long-term, services must be cut such as higher ed. and Medicaid. f. Devolution...
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