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    To ensure a government to have a better and closer interaction with the public, a new form of relationship between them were formed. The existing of another level of government known as local governments would help to expand this new kind of relationship to bring government closer to its citizen. The relationship also encourage a more inclusive, transparent and accountable form of government. Decentralization and many forms of it literally transferred power from the central government to the lower level of governments in order to make the local governments autonomous. Democratic decentralization mainly is a strategy for government to reform administrative, political and fiscal by transferring power and resources to a lower level of governments that is much closer to the public, which have better understanding and easily influenced the local residents. Besides, it also promote participation from the civil society and enhance local governance development process. According to Wekwete (2014), democratic decentralization…

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    1.1 Introduction Local Self Government is the management of local affairs by such local bodies who have been elected by the local people. An elementary level of local self-governments was operative in the Vedic times. With the passage of time, the nature, character and role of the Local Self Governments have undergone sea changes, so much so that the Panchayat of today owes very little to the local government of the past. Now, the Constitution of India provides that the state would take steps…

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    Public goods are the services that governments develop the citizens. The governments provide services to grow a healthy e society. There are many public services that benefit the individuals’ lives, such as, food and drug safety to public safety, street lights to snow plowing and others. Each level of government works for different to produce different services. Federal government manages the entire country issues. Then, the states and the people follow the US Constitution rules. Finally, local…

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    Think about the various local governments in Texas. Do you know how much of your property taxes goes where if you own a home? What about school finance, higher education finance, city services, hospital districts. The local governments in Texas are extensions of the state government, that act as administrative arms of the state. The major local governments in Texas are the municipal and the county governments (Maxwell,271). County governments provide governmental services for the benefit of…

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    resilience is the concentration and primary concern of the nation, states, citizens, and businesses. However, to achieve the goal of building communities that are resilient to disasters requires a collaborative effort. Disasters always occur at the local level. The local government sustains control of the total available resources used in the post disaster response and recovery efforts, regardless of the source of the assets they may have. Local governments must plan and prepare for this role…

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    2017 SLO-3 Government has various levels of control on different aspects. Local level, state level and federal levels are among them. Federal level control is the highest control of all the three government controls. Federal government implements and regulates the government policies all over the country whereas state government implements the policies in the state basis. Local control government is the government that is close to an individual as this looks over the policies and maintains them…

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    Sierra Davis Mr. Christopher Muro State & Local Government 16 February, 2016 Federalism Sierra Davis Mr. Christopher Muro State & Local Government 16 February, 2016 Federalism The article entitled Permanent Policy Principles for State-Federal Relations by the National Governors Association outlines the boundaries the National Government should recognize when interacting with the states in a Federalist system. The article is a summary of the concept of Federalism, and how it applies to the…

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    Gun control has been a topic of discussion for years, but lately gun control has spurred up a lot of discussion with all the shootings. Control politics have been around since America was born into a nation. The second amendment is dedicated to guns. It is the right to bear arms. With the recent controversy with guns, local and state/national have been trying to set their own laws. They both are fighting for power over power to control guns. They both have taken each other to court and have made…

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    It is unfair for state and local authorities to only focus on the degradation of outsiders and not the vandalism caused by locals. The notion of "local entitlement" is a culturally ingrained factor that has pushed many San Juan County residents to participate in ‘pot hunting ' (Moe). In 2009, seventeen individuals were arrested by federal agents in nearby Blanding, Utah for trafficking over a quarter million dollars in stolen ancient Indian Artifacts (Berkes). It was only after 2009 that local…

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    competition and political participation (Miller, 2014; Panagopoulos, 2011) but also increase government responsiveness through local policies toward the overall community rather than narrow interests. Even though urban elections have low turnout, they may have solutions to revitalize American democratic governance at the local, state and federal level. Over a century ago, the push for political, institutional, and electoral reforms was seen as a way to remove rigged elections, party dominance…

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