The American Government: The Engine of Public Policy
Congress, the president, the cabinet, advisers, agency bureaucrats, federal and state courts, political parties, interest groups, the mediaall of these groups influence political decisions in our democratic system of government. This results in the creation and implementation of public policies.
Write a 34 page paper in which you do the following:
Define public policy.
Identify and explain the purpose of the three branches of government.
Discuss how each branch of government may influence public policy. Research an example from recent news (such as civil rights, health care, education, or others) and explain how each branch of government could influence the direction of that specific public policy.