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505
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Ferrell offers a glimpse into the General Assembly's role in the budget making process.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 56 Issue 1, Summer 1990, p31-37, bibl, f
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17895
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Area representation refers to the principle of elected officials representing the greatest extent of individual communities within a population. This had been state policy since 1905 but a Supreme Court ruling placed emphasis on distribution amongst populations rather than geographies. Changes to government representation forced the General Assembly to hold an extra session in January 1966 and their findings and conclusions are analyzed in this piece.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 33 Issue 1, Sept 1966, p18-25, il
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17982
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North Carolina local governments have historically enjoyed less freedom from direct legislative control than local governments do nationally because of the state's extreme reliance on local legislation in the General Assembly. This has caused many problems over the years until the 1969 General Assembly passed the home rule law that granted counties, cities, and towns more authority.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 36 Issue 1, Sept 1969, p52-57
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18096
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The 1971 North Carolina General Assembly statute concerning municipal taxes has been one of utmost confusion. Ferrell attempts to explain municipal tax rates and limitations in North Carolina.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 38 Issue 7, Apr 1972, p6-9
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18204
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The 1967 General Assembly organized a commission to review local governments on efficiency and function within the more encompassing state government. Findings from this commission report were presented to the General Assembly in 1969. Proposals for improving local government included constitutional reform, developing a state agency for local affairs, and restructuring local legislative control.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 35 Issue 6, Mar 1969, p1-4, 24
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18248
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From the standpoint of legislative procedure, bills passing through the North Carolina General Assembly fall into two broad categories: public and local. Local bills apply onto to those counties, cities, or other local units that are specifically named in the bill. Ferrell examines the state of local legislation in the North Carolina General Assembly and calls for some reform in its handling.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 40 Issue 4, Spring 1975, p31-35, 44
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18245
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Article II of the North Carolina Constitution includes several provisions concerning procedures to be followed by the General Assembly in enacting laws; only three provisions have been interpreted by the North Carolina Supreme Court. This article examines the provisions of the enacting clause, revenue measures, and ratification certification.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 40 Issue 3, Winter 1975, p66-73