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federal grants to state or local governments that are for specific programs are call?

i have block grants as an answer. someone please check for me

  • government -

    nope, block grants are not for specific programs.

    What is an "earmark grant"?

  • government -

    It is categorical grants

  • government -

    the individual mandate provision of the affordable healthcare act ( health care reform law) raised issues related to this clause of the constitution ( in fact it was held that it fell outside the powers of congress under this clause.

    My answer was Commerce Clause if I am not mistaken

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