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The Centralizing Effects of Austerity on the Intergovernmental System
Charles H. Levine and Paul L. Posner argue that federal grants to state and local governments have eroded the autonomy of such governments, and that that erosion is being accelerated because of the problems of fiscal retrenchment.

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