Unit V focuses on limits to public policy interventions. For the assignment, you are asked to prepare an essay that outlines a public policy process in your local government or state. Specifically select a policy initiative focused on education, healthcare or poverty and prepare an essay that includes the following
Describe the causes of the policy.
Describe the policy and the rationale being used to advocate that policy.
Explain the effects of the proposed policy.
Identify an example of an alternative or option that is (or could be considered)
Identify and discuss the methods that will (or could) be used to measure the policy outcomes
Identify the measurement issues, if applicable.
Discuss the possible impact the policy could have on the future of policy making in your local government or state.