The First Government

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The First Government

The first local government and county revenues and local revenues.

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Texas A&M University
Pols 207 - State & Local Goverment

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POLS 207 1st Edition Lecture 16 Outline of Last Lecture I. Political Parties, Interest Groups etc. Outline of Current Lecture II. The First Active Local Government A. County governments III. Local Government Expenditures IV. County Budget V. County Revenue Current Lecture  90,000 Local Governments  Counties 3,000 o Remained the same throughout o Historical – created when state was created. o May increase because of the new state.  Municipalities 19,000 o Increasing until about 1987 – leveled off now. o Population increases caused the number of cities to grow  Townships 17,000 o Remained stable o Normally in the North-East  Can’t create anymore because they are already congested  School Districts 15,000

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