State and Local Government Expenditures (ch 10)
Optimal Fiscal Federalism
refers to the question of which activities should take place at which level of government.
A. Fiscal Federalism in the US and Abroad
The Tenth Amendment to the US constitution says:In 1902, the federal government accounted for _______% of total government spending.- local governments accounted for ________%- state governments accounted for ________%The federal government limited itself to spending on----State and local governments were responsible for -------The various levels of government operated within their own spheres and rarely overlapped.State and local governments received less than _______% of funding from the federalgovernment.By 1952, the federal government accounted for ________% of total government spending.- local governments accounted for ________%- state governments accounted for ________% _______% of state and local funding came from the federal governmentThis change was largely due to 3 factors:1. 16
Amendment2. New Deal3. social insurance and welfare programs