Explain how the federal government has gained power at the expense of state governments.

Reading Assignments

· Read the book by Gerston Chapter 6

· Read the attached PDF of Rossi Chapter 7

· Read the book by Dye Chapter 4

Written Assignments

Discuss why the ongoing evaluation of public policies is important. Explain the concepts of inputs, outputs, and outcomes. Cite policy examples and theories for your discussion. Use in-text citation

 Since the ratification of the Constitution, there has been controversy between the federal government and state governments about the appropriate division of power. Explain how the federal government has gained power at the expense of state governments. Indicate what state governments could do to regain power from the federal government?