Fiscal Balance in the American Federal System: A Commission Report, Volumes 1-2

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Contents

New Private Nonresidential Building in the Boston Metropolitan Area by Central CityOutside Central City Composition 195465
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New Housing Units Authorized in the Boston Housing Market Area
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Location of Population and Employment by Core and Metropolitan Ring in the Eastern Massachusetts Regional Planning Area
135
Perspectives for Age Composition of the Population and Distribution of Households by Income Levels in the Boston Metropolitan Area
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Boston Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area Consisting of 78 Cities and Towns Population of Metropolitan Boston SMSA 1965 Compared with 195...
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Classification of Communities in the Boston SMSA
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Tax Base in the Boston SMS A 13 Local Government General Expenditures in Boston and Eight Other Metropolitan Areas
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Local Government Expenditures in the Boston SMSA
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Individual Local Government Expenditures in the Boston SMSA1962
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Sources of Local Government Revenues 1962
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Local Government Sources of Revenue in the Boston SMSA 196465
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Sources of Revenue 1962
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Tax Effort in Boston SMS A 20 Relative Financial Role of State and Local Government in Massachusetts All Local Governments 1962
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Nature and Importance of Local Fiscal Disparities
168
The Structure of Government in the Buffalo Standard Metropolitan
181
Policies and Disparities
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Analysis of the Disparities
231
Impacts of the Disparities
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Recommendations
244
Disparities as Evidenced by Case Communities
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Appendixes
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The Disparities
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The Lay of the Land
335
Bonded Debt and Assessed Valuation for Representative Communities
348
Socioeconomic Factors and Trends
351
Employment and Commuting Patterns in South and East Los Angeles Areas
357
Factors and Forces Aggravating or Lessening Intergovernmental Disparities
362
OAS and AFDC Caseloads in Selected Districts of Los Angeles County
364
Regional Government Policies
370
Disparity Prognosis
371
The Suburban Communities
377
Disparities in Local Government Expenditure Behavior
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Page 183 - Representatives shall exercise continuous watchfulness of the execution by the administrative agencies concerned of any laws, the subject matter of which is within the jurisdiction of such committee; and, for that purpose, shall study all pertinent reports and data submitted to the Congress by the agencies in the executive branch of the Government.
Page 256 - Southeast Virginia West Virginia Kentucky Tennessee North Carolina South Carolina Georgia Florida Alabama Mississippi Louisiana Arkansas Southwest Oklahoma Texas...
Page 347 - State and local governments for the consideration of common problems; "(2) provide a forum for discussing the administration and coordination of Federal grant and other programs requiring intergovernmental cooperation; "(3) give critical attention to the conditions and controls involved in the administration of Federal grant programs; "(4) make available technical assistance to the executive and legislative branches of the Federal Government in the review of proposed legislation to determine its...
Page xv - State, and local governments for the consideration of common problems ; (2) provide a forum for discussing the administration and coordination of Federal grant and other programs requiring intergovernmental cooperation; (3) give critical attention to the conditions and controls involved in the administration of Federal grant programs ; (4) make available technical assistance to the executive and legislative branches of the Federal Government in the review of proposed legislation to determine its...
Page 267 - Southeast: Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas. Plains: Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas.
Page 347 - Commission, in the performance of its duties, will — (1) bring together representatives of the Federal, State, and local governments for the consideration of common problems ; (2) provide a forum for discussing the administration and 73 STAT. coordination of Federal grant and other programs requiring intergovernmental cooperation ; (3) give critical attention to the conditions and controls involved in the administration of Federal grant programs; (4) make available technical assistance...
Page 185 - Office was created to assist the Congress in providing legislative control over the receipt, disbursement, and application of public funds. Its principal functions are in the fields of auditing, accounting, claims settlement, legal decisions, special assistance to the Congress, and records management and services.
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Page 166 - Certain planning requirements necessarily demanded as a condition of grants may be overlapping. This duplication can defeat the very purpose for which planning is sought. Such requirements may themselves become a significant generator of confusion, and have an adverse effect on program policy and execution.33 Too many programs had been passed too fast for anyone to keep up.
Page 8 - Nation's prime revenue source-the personal income tax. Responds to need for equalization. Revenue sharing would operate in the right direction from the standpoint of interstate equalization and could be adjusted to serve as a powerful equalization instrument below the State level. A per capita distribution formula alone produces a moderate degree of equalization between wealthy and poor States, at the same time providing the most aid to the most populous States. Still more equalization can be built...

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