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Extraterritorial spending refers to the ability for a city to expand beyond its borders by purchasing extra lands. With growing urban populations, cities must expand out to provide appropriate services like water treatment and public parks. Extraterritorial power was with the legislature and in some instances with the cities specifically.
Dennis versus Raleigh was a court case concerning the appropriations of public funds for industrial improvements in cities and counties. Specifically the city of Raleigh addressed how money should be allotted to advertisements for the promotion of industrial development. Previous statutes are also explained to clarify the issue of taxation and public funds and voters' rights on this issue.