GRS

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AcronymDefinition
GRSGlobal Response Staff (US CIA)
GRSGraduate School (universities)
GRSGemeentelijk Ruimtelijk Structuurplan (Dutch: Municipal Spatial Structure; Belgium)
GRSGrand Rapids Symphony (Michigan)
GRSGender Reassignment Surgery
GRSGlobal Resource Serialization
GRSGlobal Roaming Server
GRSGlobal Registry System
GRSGeneric Record Syntax
GRSGuided Roller System
GRSGlobal Registry Services
GRSGeneral Resource Selector
GRSGrass Valley (Amtrak station code; Grass Valley, CA)
GRSGreat Red Spot (feature of Jupiter)
GRSGalaxy Redshift Survey (astronomy)
GRSGamma Ray Spectrometer
GRSGeodetic Reference System (datum)
GRSGraduate Research Symposium (various schools)
GRSGeneral Records Schedules
GRSGeoscience and Remote Sensing (Symposium)
GRSGulf Region South (US Army Corps of Engineers)
GRSGhost Research Society
GRSGeneral Railway Signal (now part of ALSTOM Transport; railway signaling equipment supplier)
GRSGraduation Rate Survey
GRSGeosynthetic-Reinforced Soil
GRSGesellschaft für Anlagen- und Reaktorsicherheit mbH (German: Society for Reactor Safety)
GRSGlobal Resource Serialization (IBM)
GRSGreat River School (St. Paul, MN)
GRSGamma Ray Source
GRSGroup Reset
GRSGeneral Reconnaissance School
GRSGerman Railway Society (est. 1981; UK)
GRSGeneral Revenue Sharing
GRSGovernment Records Section (Society of American Archivists)
GRSGalvanized Rigid Steel
GRSGroundwater Replenishment System (Fountain Valley, CA)
GRSGraves Registration Service
GRSGlobal Reference System
GRSGovernance Reform Secretariat (Sierra Leone)
GRSGrasslands Research Station (various locations)
GRSGenerale de Rehabilitation Services
GRSGraduate Recruitment Scheme (various locations)
GRSGenital Reconstruction Surgery
GRSGrain Shape
GRSGovernment Relations Services (independent consulting firm)
GRSGamma Rho Sigma (fraternity)
GRSGuaranteed Rental Scheme (various locations)
GRSGuilford Rail System
GRSGerman Radar Symposium
GRSGroupe Révolution Socialiste (French: Socialist Revolution Group, Martinique)
GRSGeneralized Reed-Solomon (coding scheme)
GRSGas Reservoir Suspension (automotive)
GRSGeriatrics Review Syllabus
GRSGunner Restraint System (military vehicles)
GRSGlobal Reservation Service
GRSGlobal Repair Service
GRSGlobal Reservation System
GRSFaculty of Global and Regional Studies (Doshisha University; Japan)
GRSGlobal Reconnaissance-Strike (USAF doctrine)
GRSGolabi-Rosen Syndrome
GRSGainesville Rose Society (Florida, USA)
GRSGeneric Recording System
GRSGaseous Radwaste System
GRSGamma Remote Sensing Spectrometer
GRSGeometric Radiating Surface
GRSGreedy Routing Scheme
GRSGlobal Resolution Service
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General Revenue Sharing would use the efficiency and (relative) progressivity of the federal income tax to collect public funds and then distribute them to municipalities by a formula based on population and--to redistribute resources from rich to poor communities-on need.
In that vein, Wallin's compact monograph on general revenue sharing (GRS)--the only predominantly unrestricted federal cash assistance program in intergovernmental history--enriches and clarifies our discussion of areas potentially important to devolution's future.
Sokolow, commenting on the loss of federal aid in the 1980s, noted that, "The biggest blow to small communities was the termination of General Revenue Sharing in 1986, the only form of federal aid regularly received by the great majority of small, general-purpose governments.
He talked about President Nixon's "new federalism" which included general revenue sharing and model cities.
NCSL's first major state-federal challenge in 1975 was attempting to preserve general revenue sharing.
General Revenue Sharing began in October, 1972, when President Nixon signed the landmark legislation during a courtyard ceremony attended by hundreds of state and local leaders at Independence Hall in Philadelphia.
Funding would be distributed under a formula, now a substantially modified version of the old General Revenue Sharing formula.
The funds, which would have been distributed on a formula similar to that of the former General Revenue Sharing program, with the addition of unemployment data, attempted to target greater assistance to communities with the greatest needs while providing funds to all general purpose local governments.
The White House has so far refused to indentify which ones were "destructive," although the Reagan administration successfully sought the termination of General Revenue Sharing and the Bush administration has sought and is seeking severe cuts in the Community Development Block Grant program.
Kirkland told the group that that discussion had eventually led to the creation and implementation of the General Revenue Sharing prog;ram as proposed and supported by former President Richard Nixon.
The act, modeled after the former general revenue sharing program, would provide targeted fiscal assisance to cities and towns to help pay for unfunded federal mandates and to respond to growing fiscal disparities.
The legislation is similar to the former General Revenue Sharing program which the president and Congress terminated in 1986, although it includes modifications to factor in the state level of unemployment.
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