Skeletal Outline 11-2-2011

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Skeletal Outline 11/2/2011 POLI E470 1. Johnson Admin. a. Creative Federalism b. Expansion of categorical grants; civil rights, environmental policy, Interstate Beautification Act of 1965. Controversial at the time 2. Nixon Admin. a. New variants of Creative Federalism b. Expansion of revenue sharing (1972-1987): federal government gives money to states with almost no restrictions. c. FAP (Family Assistance Program) of 1972-proposes end to Medicaid, food stamps, etc. with a new plan that gives money to two-family households below the poverty line even if working. Allows single-mother households to get money indefinitely. All others must be working or in job training programs. Unsuccessful at passing Congress 3. Carter Admin. a. Incoherent policies with regard to federalism b. At first is primarily interested with policies and keeping deficits small c. Cannot reconcile these two competing factors; biggest hallmark from Carter admin. on federalism is ZBB (Zero-Based Budgeting). Less usage of block grants
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2012 for the course POLI 470 taught by Professor Kassow during the Fall '11 term at South Carolina.

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