new federalism

new federalism

noun (sometimes initial capital letters) U.S. Government.
a plan, announced in 1969, to turn over the control of some federal programs to state and local governments and institute block grants, revenue sharing, etc.

Origin:
1965–70

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Main Entry:  new federalism
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a policy plan to turn over the control of some US federal programs to state and local governments and provision of block grants and revenue sharing
Example:  Richard Nixon promoted the idea of new federalism.
Usage:  new federalist n
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