1 2. Explain how money and Supreme Court rulings shifted power to the federal government.
Money has allowed power to shift from the states to the federal government most notably through the federal government's use of federal grant-in-aid programs (
Local Government: Counties, Cities, and Special Districts (Chapter 10)
Established by the Constitution of the United States and the Texas Constitution
Dillons Rule: All are creatures of the state, powers given to them by the state, none are
The Texas Budget: For 2011 there was a $4.3 Billion deficit, but $3 Billion of the Rainy Day
Fund was used to pay it off. Perry announced that he will not use any more of the Rainy Day
Fund to pay for the 2012-2013 budget of $164.5 Billion (HB1). This is