Domestic Climate Policy Discuss how policy makers can incorporate the Domestic Climate Policy Framework into a widely accepted environmental policy. Provide examples.
Immigration Policy Dye (2010) argues that immigration reform in the United States has been partially successful. Do you agree with this assessment? What considerations do policy makers need to keep in mind when developing an immigration policy? Provide examples.
Federalism Dye (2010) argued “Federalism often creates confusion over which lever of government has the responsibility of handling crises.” Discuss the issues associated with federalism and what local, state, and federal policy makers need to consider when developing emergency response policies?
Public Policy Lifecycle Explain the Public Policy Lifecycle utilizing a public policy you have become familiar with. Discuss the importance of developing a viable Policy Adoption and what policy makers need to consider when adopting new, or amending existing, policies
Public Policy Evaluation Dye (2010) stated “Policies that solve the problems of one group in society may create problems for other groups.” Present one policy specifically targeted towards one group in society that created issues for other groups.
Policy Rules Haller & Gerrie (2007) argued that “Decisions must be made and not postponed until absolute scientific consensus has been reached, and thus, scientific input to contentious policy debates must be solicited in the here and now.” (p. 143). Discuss how public policy makers can incorporate scientific input into their strategy to insure policies reflect the best thinking available and policies have a high probability to resolve problems addressed