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US Congress & The Legislative Branch Discuss Congress allows parks program to expire over the weekend at the Political Forums; Originally Posted by saltwn the "empowering state and local governments" portion is bad. States and local governments need funds. they ...

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Old 10-04-2018, 09:50 AM
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the "empowering state and local governments" portion is bad. States and local governments need funds. they can't be trusted with federal lands. Preservation and money generated by tourism and recreation will be lost.
Salty. Are you aware that one of the problems the park programs has is that the source of funds, i.e. offshore drilling revenues, has proven inadequate to meet its needs? Hence the need for restructuring.
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The federal government is composed of three distinct branches: legislative, executive, and judicial, whose powers are vested by the U.S. Constitution in the Congress, the president, and the federal courts, respectively.
It is about time you noticed this.

Congrats on the acquisition!
Now for the next step, do you understand what separation of powers means.

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the "empowering state and local governments" portion is bad. States and local governments need funds. they can't be trusted with federal lands. Preservation and money generated by tourism and recreation will be lost.

You might also review the 10th amendment.
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