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Delegated (or enumerated) powers

Federal government and what they can do; Article 8

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Reserved Powers

Powers left to the state

3

Concurrent powers

Held by the federal and state governments

4

Strongest Statements of Fed. Power

1) Enumerated powers in Art. I, Section 8 of Constitution
2) Necessary and proper clause: Congress can make laws necessary and proper to carry out powers
3) Art. VI: Constitution and federal laws are supreme

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Federal Influence of States:
1) 10th Amendment

They technically "don't"

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Federal Influence of States:
2) Categorical Grants

-Strict rules and regulations
-Federal funds are given $
-Compliance with policy and prescriptions grant

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Federal Influence of States:
3) Block Grant

-Grants power within program
-Federal $
-$ without strings
-Vulnerable to budget cuts; potential for inequality

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Federal Influence of States:
4) Unfunded Mandates

-Specific rules; compliance obligation
-No fed. $
-States don't like

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Balance of Power

-Back and forth
-Last 25 years: Devolution (Republican movement) favors giving power responsibility back to states

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Cooperative Federalism

Mixing of authority and programs amongst national, state, and local government

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Dual Federalism

-Clear delineation of authority and programs among levels of government