Georgia Law Review, Vol. 16, No. 3 (Spring 1982), pp. 599-626


In Georgia the spending power of the county enjoys a distinctive history. The subject can by no means be relegated to history alone, however, for it currently stands as one of the most perplexing issues in local government law. That further developments in dealing with the issue may occur, indeed unquestionably will occur, does not detract from the account itself.