PLS 136 - State and Local Government and Politics
Lecture: 3 hours per week
Teaches structure, powers, and functions of state and local government in the United States as related to federalism; constitutionalism; elections; powers of legislative, executive, and judicial powers of state and local government; state-local-federal relations; fiscal matters; metropolitan issues; and policy issues, like health, education, criminal justice, and welfare. The assignments in the course require college-level reading fluency and coherent communication through written reports.
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