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"Investment of Idle Cash Balances by State and Local Governments," January 1961, report A-3,

61 pp. Recommends legislative and administrative action to maximize interest earnings on idle funds. Out of print.

Supplement printed in January 1965.

Summary printed in August 1965 "Intergovernmental Responsibilities for Mass Transportation Facilities and Services in Metro

politan Areas,” April 1961, report A-4,54 pp. Examines the urban transportation problem with special emphasis on major metropolitan areas; makes several recommendations for legislative action by both the States and the Federal Government. Out of print..

Summary printed in 1964. Out of print...
"Government Structure, Organization, and Planning in Metropolitan Areas," July 1961, report A-5,

83 pp.(V.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Governi.ent Operations, committee print,
87th Cong., Ist sess.). Examines the problems of metropolitan areas; recommends State and
Federal actions to improve intergovernmental relations and local governmental structure in
these areas. Out of print..
"Government in Metropolitan Areas: Commentaries on a Report by the Advisory Commission

on Intergovernmental Relations." A committee print, House of Representatives, 87th Cong.,

1st sess., December 1961.

Report A-5 revised in 1965. Out of print. "State and Local Taxation of Privately owned Property Located on Federal Areas," June 1961,

report A-6, 34 pp. Examines the property tax status of privately owned properties under the exclusive jurisdiction of the National Government and recommends retrocession of legislative jurisdiction to the States. Out of print.

Summary printed in 1966. "Intergovernmental Cooperation in Tax Administration," June 1961, report A-7, 20 pp. Examines

intergovernmental cooperation among tax administrations and recommends steps to expand the scope of Federal-State and interstate cooperation, including exchange of tax information and training of personnel. Out of print

Summary printed in 1966 "Periodic Congressional Reassessment of Federal Grants-in-Aid to State and Local Governments,

June 1961, report A-8, 67 pp. Describes Federal grants-in-aid and recommends the establishment of Congressional machinery for their review "Local Nonproperty Taxes and the Coordinating Role of the State," September 1961, report A-9,

68 pp. Traces the development of local consumer and income taxes in the United States, and sets forth policy guidelines for their coordination by the States. The report underscores the 'piggy.

backing'' of the local tax on the State.
“State Constitutional and Statutory Restrictions on Local Government Debt," September 1961,

report A-10, 98 pp. Appraises existing State restrictions and recommends State action. Out of
print
'Alternative Approaches to Governmental Reorganizations in Metropolitan Areas," June 1962,

report A-11, 88 pp. Reviews the major approaches to reorganization of governmental structure
and powers in metropolitan areas, indicating their strengths and weaknesses, and the factors that

make them likely to be effective it adopted. Out of print. "State Constitutional and Statutory Restrictions Upon the Structural, Functional and Personnel

Powers of Local Government," October 1962, report A-12, 80 pp. Describes State limitations on the form and structure of local governments and recommends State action. Out of print... “Intergovernmental Responsibilities for Water Supply and Sewage Disposal in Metropolitan

Areas," October 1962, report A-13, 135 pp. Identifies problems of Federal-State-local relations with regard to the planning, financing, and construction of water supply and sewage disposal facilities and presents recommendations for legislative and administrative action by the levels of government concerned "State Constitutional and Statutory Restrictions on Local Taxing Powers," October 1962, report

A-14, 122 pp. Appraises existing State restrictions and recommends State action. Out of print.. "Apportionment of State Legislatures," December 1962, report A-15, 78 pp. Reviews the history

and present practices of State legislative apportionment and the possible impact thereof and recommends some guiding principies designed to assist public officials and private citizens in meeting their responsibilities in this matter.

Revised in 1965. Out of print "Transferability of Public Employee Retirement Credits Among Units of Government," March

1963, report A-16, 93 pp. Reviews Federal, State, and local public employee retirement systems emphasizing those provisions which protect employee retirement credit upon job transfer, and recommends measures for protecting retirement credits of public employees who change jobs.

Out of print
"The Role of the States in Strengthening the Property Tax," June 1963, report A-17:

Vol. I, 187 pp. Examines property tax policy and the prerequisites of sound assessment ad-
ministration. Recommends remedial measures to meet the varying needs in the different
States. Out of print.
Vol. 11, 182 pp. Summarizes the actions of individual States to meet their property tax respon-

sibilities. Out of print.
"Industrial Development Bond Financing," June 1963, report A-18, 96 pp. Summarizes the

growth and present nagnitude of local and State financing of industrial plants for lease to private enterprise in the several Slates; evaluates these practices; and recommends measures for preventing their abuse for private advantage.

Sunimary printed in 1966. See footnotes at end of table.

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"The Role of Equalization in Federal Grants," January 1964, report A1-9. Examines the basis of distribution of Federal grants among State and local governnients, identifies the Categories of grants, the distribution of which should recognize differences in the recipient States' comparative financial capabilities and needs, and makes recommendations for legislative and adDainistrative action. Out of print

Supplement printed in 1965. Out of print.
"Impact of Federal Urban Development Programs on Local Government Organization and Plan-

ning," January 1964, report A-20, 198 pp. Comprehensive review of local government organiza-
then and planning requirements in 43 Federal aid programs affecting physical development in
urban areas. Evaluates Federal interagency coordination of urban development programs, and
fecozimends Federal legislative and administrative changes for strengthening general govern-
ment and planning as well as interagency coordination. Also recommends appropriate State
legislation. Out of print.
"Statutory and Administrative Controls Associated with Federal Grants for Public Assistance,"

Mai 1964, report A-21, 108 pp. Analyzes Federal-State-local relations in public assistance pro-
grams. Identifies restrictions which unduly limit the States but which are unrelated to Federal
program objectives.
"The Problem of Special Districts in American Government," May 1964, report A-22, 112 pp.

government. Out of print..
The later governmental Aspects of Documentary Taxes," Septeniber 1964, report A-23,

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Presents basic data on documentary taxes on security and real estate transfers
"State-Federal Overlapping in Cigarette Taxes, "September 1964, report A 24,62 pp. Contrasts the
costly State cigarette tax collection system with economical Federal collection at the manufactur-
ing level through serimonthly returns. Urges Governors to explore with manufacturers adapt.

ability of Federal collection system
Metropolitan Social and Economic Disparities: Implications for Intergovernmental Relations in

Central Cities and Suburbs," January 1965, report A-25, 253 pp. Examines central city-suburban
relationships in financing and allocating costs of services. Recommends adjustment of govern-
mental jurisdiction and responsibilities and modification of intergovernmental financial arrange-
ments where significant disparities exist among jurisdictions in metropolitan areas. Out of print...
Ircation: Unequal Treatment of people and Businesses Displaced by Governments," January
1955, report A-26, 141 pp. Reviews problems arising from displacement of people and businesses
by federal, State, and local programs and suggests action to achieve greater equity and minimize

hardships. Out of print
" Federal-State Coordination of Personal Income Taxes," October 1965, report A-27, 204 pp. Re-

commends more effective State use of personal income taxes and a Federal income tax credit to

encourage State adoption of such taxes
"Building Codes: A Program for Intergovernmental Reform," January 1966, report A-28, 103 pp.
Identifies problems arising from the preparation, adoption, and enforcement of building codes
"Intergovernmental Relations in the Poverty Program," April 1966, report A-29, 278 pp. Examines

the 1954 Economic Opportunity Act, and analyzes the major governmental issues in the proverty
p!ogram. Contains recommendations for improving the Community Action Program, Federal ad-
ministration, and the role of the States. Out of print.
"State-Local Taxation and Industrial Location." April 1967, report A-30, 114 pp. Examines (1)
the extent to which industrial development trends have been influenced by State and local
tax policy and (2) the effect that industrial development policies have had on State and local
revenue systems. Contains recommendations for action at all levels of government.
"Fiscal Balance in the American Federal System," October 1967, report A-31. Describes the size,
shape and significant features of fiscal tederalism; the development of operation of the Federal
grant-in-aid system; and fiscal disparities among local governments within metropolitan areas;

Vol. I. "Fiscal Balance in the American Federal System," 385 pp. Out of print..

Vol. II. "Metropolitan Fiscal Disparities," 410 pp. "Urban and Rural America: Policies for Future Growth," April 1968, report A-32,186 pp. Examines the impact of recent urbanization trends and the experience in the United States with new community development. Recommends the development of national and State policies dealing with urban growth, and suggests measures that should be considered as possible components "Intergovernmental Problems in Medicaid." September 1968, report A-33, 122 pp. Analyzes the

Ist ?! yr of experience under the program and offers proposals for change consistent with an equitable sharing of fiscal and program responsibility among the Federal, State, and local governments..

"Hearings on Intergovernmental Problems in Medicaid," Sept. 19, 1968. "State Aid to Local Government," 1969, report A-34, 105 pp. Recommends a ber of

shifts in the allocation of financial responsibility among Federal, State, and local governments for the conduct of major domestic governmental functions

"The Report in Brief: A Summary of State Aid to Local Government,” April 1969
"Labor. Management Policies for State and Local Government,'' September 1969, report A-35, 263

Do. Examines the dimensions of recent trends in the organization of public employees; State
legal and administrative authorization for dealing with employee organizations, the status of
public employer-employee labor relations at the city and county level; and major issues in labor-
management relations in State and local employment....
"Making the Sate Streets Act Work: An Intergovernmental Challenge," September 1970, report

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A-36, 78 pp. Analysis of the major intergovernmental friction points which have developed in the
operation of the act..
"Federal Approaches to Aid State and Local Capital Financing," September 1970, report A-37,
71 pp. Examines the impact of National Government policies on State and local capital financ-

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"State-Local Relations in the Criminal Justice System," August 1971, report A-38, 308 pp. Exam

ines the operations and problems of the country's 50 State-local criminal justice systems with special reference to the need for a more expeditious and coordinated criminal justice process. Recommends ways to improve police, courts, prosecution, counsel for the indigent, and corrections "Multistate Regionalism," May 1972, report A-39, 288 pp. Examines the legal base, organization

and operations of the Appalachian regional program, the 5 commissions established under title V of the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965, the 5 river basin commissions, and the 2 Federal-interstate river basin compact bodies. Recommends that these multistate regional mechanisms be retained but that any further action in this area await more experience with this type of interstate device. Also supports the use of interstate compacts.. "Financing Schools and Property Tax Relief-A State Responsibility," January 1973, report A-40,

261 pp. Examines the various intergovernmental methods of financing elementary and secondary education and the disparities that result from property tax financ of education. Recommends against a Federal effort in the property tax relief area and increased State assumption of local school financing, contending that these two areas have traditionally been left to State policy

makers. Also recommends that States seek to reduce intrastate disparities in school finance. “Regional Governance: Promise and Performance," May 1973, report A-41, 356 pp. Vol. Il of the

series on 'Substate Regionalism and the Federal System." Contains case studies in southern
regionalism, Indianapolis, Bay Area, the Twin Cities, Federally encouraged multijurisdictional

agencies, New York City area, and an analysis of 12 State systems. No recommendations.
"City Financial Emergencies: The Intergovernmental Dimension," July 1973, report A-42, 186 pp.

The Commission focuses on the problem of maintaining cities as functioning governments when
they have exhausted cash resources and appropriation authority. Recommends establishment
of State agency to be responsible for sound local financial management and provide early warning.
Also asks for State laws or enforcement of current State laws regarding short-term operating
debt. Recommends State regulation of local retirement systems, and asks State to establish
guidelines for determination of financial emergencies requiring State intervention and State

remedial action in such instances.. "Regional Decisionmaking: New Strategies for Substate Districts," October 1973, report A-43,

433 pp. Vol. 1 of "Substate Regionalism and the Federal System." In this volume, the Commission considers recent substate districting actions taken by the Federal, State, and local governments in response to jurisdictional fragmentation in both urban and rural areas and the need for areawide solutions to certain public service problems. Recommends that Congress, the President, and Federal agencies develop a uniform, comprehensive policy for substate districts; that the States do likewise; that local governments define, support and encourgae the use of multijurisdictional umbrella organizations; and that all levels of government develop a joint

strategy for substate districts and agree upon the boundaries for such districts "Hearings on Substrate Regionalism," March 1974, report A-432, 66 pp. Vol. VI of 'Substate

Regionalism and the Federal System,"contains testimony presented at the Commission hearings on substate regionalism held in San Francisco, Calif., on June 21, 1973.. "The Challenge of Local Governmental Reorganization," report A-44, February 1974, 189 pp. Vol.

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Ill in the series on "Substate Regionalism and the Federal System." Deals with the assignment of public service responsibilities. Recommends that States adopt a comprehensive local government structure and functions policy; and that the Federal Government adopt policies which accommodate State and local actions to reorganize governments at the substate regional and local

levels. "Governmental Functions and Processes: Local and Areawide," Februray 1974, report A-45, 168

pp. Vol. IV in "Substate Regionalism and the Federal System.". Considers the issues affecting the assignment of public service responsibilities to State, areawide, and local units of government. Recommends States enact legislation which establishes an on-going assignment of functions policy and process and recommends that they be recognized as the preferred recipients of all

pertinent Federal technical, planning and financial assistance.. "A Look to the North: Canadian Regional Experience," February 1974, report A-46, 134 pp. Vol. V

in "Substate Regionalism and the Federal System." Through case studies of the regional experience in Ontario, Toronto, Quebec, New Brunswick, the Winnipeg Unicity, British Columbia, and Vancouver, reflections are made on substate regionalism in this country. Asks the question, can we learn from the Canadian regional experience?" No recommendations..

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"Ist Annual Report," January 1960, report M-1.5 pp. (Mimeographed for liniited distribution)..
"24 Annual Report," January 1961, report M-2., 13 pp. Out of print
"Comparative Summary of Recomniendations of Intergovernmental Relations by previous Commis-

sion and State Groups," report M-3, 10 pp, briet comparative summary of recommendations

and their impact on Federal, State and local relations. (Mimeographed for limited distribuiion) "Briefing Paper: Taxation and Revenue," April 1969, report M-4, 41 pp. Summarizes specific

problems of tax and revenue with respect to nunibers and types of governmental units and expenditures for various purposes. (Mimeographed for limited distribution) "Briefing Paper: Local Non-Property Tax Sources," January 1961, report M-5, 17 pp. Analyzes the trents and patterns of local government's use of non-property tax sources. (Nimeographed

for limited distribution). "Briefing Paper: Equalization Features of Federal Grant Programs," report M-6. Summarizes background information on the equalization features found in existing Federal grant-in-aid programs (mimeographed for limited distribution). See footnotes at end of table.

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"Summary of Government Finances by Levels of Governments: 1948 and 1959," February 1961,

report N-7. 14 pp. Summarizes fiscal activity and responsibility of various levels of government
(ma megraphed for limited distribution).
"Indarmation Paper : 1961 State Tax Legislation," report M-8. Examines State tax legislation as of

mid-April 1961. This summary is based on information obtained from Federation of Tax Admin-
istrators and the Commerce Clearinghouse (mimeographed for limited distribution). -
"An Information Paper: County Areas of Declining Population. 1950 60." May 1961, report M-9,

? pp. Analysis of population shifts in the United States from 1950-60 (mimeographed for limited
distribution)
"Letter from ACIR Chairman Frank Bane to Senator John L. McClellan, Chairman, Senate Com-
mittee on Government Operations," June 1961, report M-10, 2 pp. Commission endorsement
of S. 154 which dealt with State and local taxation of private property located on Federal reserva-
tions or other federally controlled areas (mimeographed for limited distribution)...
* Tar Overlapping in the United States, 1961," September 1961, report M-11, 136 pp. Contains a
description and analysis of the principal taxes involved in Federal-State-local tax relations, with
basis data on major tax provisions, tax rates, and tax collections for each of the States and major
units of local government. Out of print.
"Information Paper: Municipal Annexations, 1950-60," October 1961, report M-12, 3 pp. Anal-
yses trends in annexation over a decade (mimeographed for limited distribution).
"Information Paper: Major State Tax Changes Practed in 1961," February 1962, report M-13, 42

pp. Identifies and analyzes the types and significant features of various tax changes (mimeo-
graphed for limited distribution)
"Third Annual Report" January 1962, report M-14, 26 pp. out of print.
"factors affecting Voter Reactions to Governmental Reorganization in Metropolitan Areas," May

1962, teport M-15, 80 pp., offset. Analyzes factors affecting voter reaction to proposed plans for
local government organization in 18 metropolitan areas.
"Measures of State and Local Fiscal Capacity and Tax Effort," October 1962, report M-16, 150 pp.,

printed. Studies State and local fiscal capacity and tax effort with special emphasis on the devel-
opment of the estimated yield of a prepresentative tax system “yardstick" on a State-by-State
basis, out of print.
"The Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations," a brochure, report M-17, August
1958. Briefly outlines the Commission's organization, history, functions, and recommendations.
First issued in 1962. Revised in 1963, 1964, 1965, and 1967

Revised in 1968 as Report M-46 and further revised in 1969
"A Directory of Federal Statistics for Metropolitan Areas," June 1962, report M-18, 118 pp. Pro-

vides a directory of sources indexed by major and detailed subject of all data regularly published
by the Federal Government for standard metropolitan statistical areas and their constituent
geographic units. Out of print...
"Fourth Annual Report," January 1963, report M-19, 32 pp. Out of print.
"State Legislative Program of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations," October

1963, report M-20, 214 pp. Contains a compilation of the Commission's State legislative pro

posals with draft bills to carry out the Commission's recommendations. Out of print.
"Performance of Urban Functions: Local and Areawide," September 1963, report M-21, 281 pp.

Outlines specific urban functions that should be provided on a local, areawide, or intermediate
area basis..

Revised in 1964. Fifth Annual Report," January 1964, report M-22, 30 pp. Out of print "Tax Overlapping in the United States, 1964. An Information Report," July 1, 1964, report M-23,

175 pp. contains a description and analysis of the principal taxes involved in Federal-State-local
tar relations, with basic data on major tax provisions, tax rates, and tax collections for each of

the States and major units of local government. Out of print
"1965 State Legislative Program of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations,'

October 1964, report M-24,289 pp. Contains a compilation of all the Commission's State legisla-
tive proposals with draft bills to implement the Commission's recommendation. Out of print....
"Sarth Annual Report," January 1965, report M-25, 33 pp. Out of print
State Technical Assistance to Local Debt Management", January 1965, report M 26. 80 pp.

Describes a basic State technical assistance program to help local governments in debt manage-
ment
"1966 State Legislative Program of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations,

October 1965, report M-27, 479 pp. Contains a compilation of all of the Commission's State
legislative proposals with draft bills to implement the Commission's recommendations. Out of

print
"Seventh Annual Report," January 1966, report M-28, 44 pp. Out of print.
"A Handbook for Interlocal Agreements and Contracts," March 1967, report M-29, 197 pp. A
technical document for use by local government attorneys and administrators. Describes the
use of interlocal agreements and contracts, identifies legal questions, and lists points to consider
in drafting. Includes sample contracts and agreements and an annotated bibliography. Out of
print
"Catalogs and Other Information Sources on Federal and State Aid Programs: A Selected

Bibliography," June 1967, report M-30. Describes a selected number of the catalogs and hand-
books of Federal and State aid programs. Out of print..
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OTHER REPORTS-Continued "Metropolitan America: Challenge to Federalism," October 1966, report M-31, 176 pp. First issued

October 1966 as committee print for use of House Committee on Governmental Operations, Reprinted with revised foreword, June 1967. Presents in a single volume the findings and recommendations of all ACIR reports dealing with problems of metropolitan areas issued from April 1961 to January 1965. Out of print. "Metropolitan Councils of Governments," August 1966, report M-32, 69 pp. A survey of several

voluntary councils of governments describing their organization, function and operation. Out of

print. "1967 State Legislative Program of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations,"

September 1966, report M-33, 601 pp. A compilation of legislative proposals, draft bills and recommendations for implementation. Out of print. "Eighth Annual Report," January 1967, report M-34. 38 pp. Out of print. "1968 State Legislative Program of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations,

Septer per 1962, report M-35, 629 pp. A compilation of all ACIR State legislative proposals with draft bills to carry out the recommendations. Out of print. Ninth Annual Report," January 31, 1968, report M-36, 43 pp. Out of print. “State and Local Taxes, Significant features, 1968," January 1968, report M-37, 212 pp. Up-dates

the information on tax rates and other significant features of the major State and local taxes, incorporating the considerable number of changes enacted by the 1967 State legislative sessions.

Includes qualitative standards for evaluating State and local tax systems. Out of print. "State Legislative and Constitutional Action on Urban Problems in 1967," May 1968, report M-38, 29 pp., mimeographed. Summarizes major State efforts during 1967 to meet urban problems; assesses their significance in terms of certain evolving trends in State-local relations. Out of

print "New Proposals for 1969: ACIR State Legislative Program," June 1968, report M-39. Contains

State legislative proposals to implement recommendations in 2 new ACIR reports: Fiscal balance in the American Federal system and urban and rural America: Policies for future growth "Sources of Increased State Tax Collections: Economic Growth versus Political Choice," October

1968, report M 41, 19 pp. Provides current information as well as historical perspective on the quantitative aspects of State government tax policies and data on various sources of State governmen) revenue growth. Out of print "Tenth Annual Report," January 1969, report M-42, 26 pp. Out of print. "State and Local Finances: Significant Features, 1966 to 1969," November 1968, report M-43, 266

pp. Describes the significant features that characterized State and local fiscal conditions and reflects tax legislation enacted through mid-November 1968. Out of print. "Federalism and the Academic Community: A Brief Survey," March 1969, report M-44, 55 pp.,

offset. Examines the current status of courses in American State and local governmental and

intergovernmental relations in college and university curricula "New Proposals for 1970: ACIR State Legislative Programs," November 1969, report M-45, 42

pp. Contains State legislative proposals with draft bills to carry out the recommendations. Out

of print.. "Urban America and the Federal System," October 1969, report M-47, 140 pp. Presents in a single

volume the findings and proposals of all previous ACIR reports dealing with urban problems.

Out of print
"1970 Cumulative ACIR State Legislative Program," August 1969, report M 48. A compilation of

ACIR State legislative proposals with draft bills to carry out the recommendations..
"Eleventh Annual Report," January 1970, report M-49, 88 pp. Out of print.
"State and Local Finances Significant Features 1967-70," November 1969, report M-50, 293 pp.

The intent of this reference document is to facilitate both the qualitative and quantitative analysis

of the rapidly changing 50 State-local fiscal systems. Out of print. "The Cummuter and the Municipal Income Tax," April 1970, report M-51, 32 pp. Presents brief

background material regarding the intergovernmental tension points inherent in this fiscal issue "The Gap Between Federal Aid Authorizations and Appropriations. Fiscal Years 1966-70," ACIR

report M-52, June 1970. A staff analysis that the gap races between Federal aid authorizations
and appropriations and identifies as clearly as possible the extent of the so-called “gap" as it
relates to the financing of programs for which Congress has estalished specific dollar authoriza-

tions. Out of print.
ACIR State Legislative Programs," November 1970, report M-53, 45 pp. Outlines proposals for

State legislation to strengthen the legislative framework of intergovernmental relations.
"Revenue Sharing-An Idea Whose Time Has Come," December 1970, report M-54, 29 pp. Sets

forth the case for sharing a percentage of the Federal personal income tax with States and local-
ities. Identifies 8 major challenges to revenue sharing, and undertakes to refute them l-by-l..
"State Involvement in Federal-Local Grant Programs--A Case Study of the Buying-In Approach,"

December 1970, report M-55, 71 pp. Analyzes the impact of alternativse to direct Federalism'
A State Response to Urban Problems: Recent Experience Under the "Buying-In" Approach. De-

cember 1970. Report M-56. 20 pp. A stafi analysis that surveys the nationwide extent of State

buying into Federal-local grant programs "State-Local Finances and Suggested Legislation, 1971 Editions," December 1970, report M-57,

329 pp. ACIR's annual updated compendium of the significant features of State and local finances. Features a new section on State aid to local government, with information on State ar

rangements for sharing revenue with local governments on a no-strings basis. "Measuring the Fiscal Capacity and Effort of State and Local Areas," March 1971, report M-58.

209 pp. Examines ways to quantify the relative financing capability of States and their local

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governments and the extent to which these governments actually utilize this capability "Federalism in 1970. Twelfth Annual Report," January 1971, report M-59, 25 pp. Provides status

report of federalism in 1970 as well as progress report of ACIR. See footnotes at end of table.

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