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what is one power given to the state governments in the Constitution

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    "Exclusive Powers of State Governments

    Powers reserved to state governments include:

    Establish local governments
    Issue licenses (driver, hunting, marriage, etc.)
    Regulate intrastate (within the state) commerce
    Conduct elections
    Ratify amendments to the U.S. Constitution
    Provide for public health and safety
    Exercise powers neither delegated to the national government or prohibited from the states by the U.S.
    Constitution (For example, setting legal drinking and smoking ages.)"

    http://usgovinfo.about.com/od/rightsandfreedoms/a/federalism.htm

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