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Second, < previous page page_22 next page > < previous page page_23 next page > Page 23 as voters became more independent so did their congressional representatives. For exogenous reasons the strong central leadership of Lyndon Johnson in the Senate and Sam Rayburn in the House gave way in the 1960s to the less autocratic styles of Mansfield and McCormack. The 1964 Democratic landslide brought a new and active group of Democratic liberals into the House, many representing urban local coalitions.
Hold-harmless" provisions were included to protect local aid levels. Little was changed by this reform. To complete the historical record, it should be noted that GRS for state < previous page page_29 next page > < previous page page_30 next page > Page 30 government has now been eliminated, but that GRS funding to local governments remains intact. 18. The problem of forming a low-spending/low tax coalition can be cast as a classic prisoners' dilemma problem. It may well be in the interest of all of us to reduce government spending and taxes, but not one of us is willing to give up our own favorite programs for this end unless we can be guaranteed that all other voters or congressional districts will also give up their favorite programs.
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