Constitutional Law Keyed to Chemerinsky
National League of Cities v. Usery
In 1974, Congress amended the Act to, among other things, apply the Act’s provisions to public employers. Appellants allege that the requirements of the amendments will greatly increase the cost of operating state governments to the extent that the governments will require greater income or provide decreased public services. Appellants also argue that Congress has intruded upon powers left to the States in so amending the Act.
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