First, read a news story from the newspaper or the Internet. Answer the following questions regarding your news story: 1) What is the main issue, who are the main actors….
Describe and give brief overview of the agency.
Resources: Internet, Governmental websites (city, state, or local policy agencies in the U.S.), Media, News articles
Locate state or local government’s project and the effect on the operating budget.
Conduct research about a state or local government project, such as adding a building, park improvements, road improvements, or adding to or building of a new police station, and the related effects on the operating budget of the agency.
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you include the following:
- Describe and give brief overview of the agency. For example: size of community, size of agency, and agency responsibilities.
- Describe the type of government project and implementation process.
- Rely the advantages and disadvantages of the project on the agency operating budget.
- Summarize your findings and make recommendations about the effects of capital projects on operating budgets.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.