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  1. The Politics of Policy Making

  2. Public Policy involves the government making a choice or course of action with respect to some problem

  3. Who's involved? What are the politics? Who is impacted? - Answers will vary depending on the policy-

  4. One thing is certain about any public policy action- THERE WILL BE WINNERS AND LOSERS

  5. Ex. Any increase in military spending means...

  6. Reductions in other programs or...

  7. Higher TAXE$ But, what is the trade-off?

  8. Increased national security

  9. Let's look at some POLICY CATEGORIES according to ISSUE-BASED Classification

  10. Charles O. Jones " bundles of controversial public problems" How Americans ordinarily think of policy problems- significance of problems will vary over time

  11. ECONOMIC POLICY includes...

  12. President Bush will request $41.3 billion in the fiscal 2004 budget, which he will submit next week, to fund domestic homeland security efforts, a U.S. official said on Thursday. Budget Choices

  13. Tax Choices

  14. Interest Rate Choices

  15. Employment Choices

  16. As a general principle, the Federal government should bail out private companies or industries of private companies that encounter sudden and unexpected business downturns

  17. U.S. NATIONALDEBTCLOCK as of 05 Nov 2003 • The estimated population of the United States is 292,443,881 • Each citizen's share of this debt is $23,466.39. • The National Debt has increased an average of11.58 billion per day since September 30, 2002!

  18. Foreign Trade Choices Deficit for 1988 - $115,900,000,000.00Deficit for 1996 - $111,000,000,000.00Deficit for 1997 - $113,700,000,000.00Deficit for 1998 - $169,000,000,000.00Deficit for 1999 - $265,000,000,000.00Deficit for 2000 - $375,700,000,000.00Deficit for 2002 - $435,000,000,000.00

  19. Subsidy Choices

  20. Social Security Choices

  21. Wage & Price Choices

  22. DOMESTIC POLICY includes...

  23. Government Assistance Choices

  24. Choices regarding crime

  25. Food and Drug Choices

  26. Transportation Choices

  27. Civil Liberties Choices

  28. Civil Rights Choices

  29. Environmental Choices

  30. Energy Choices

  31. Immigration Choices

  32. Homeland Security Choices

  33. FOREIGN & NATIONAL SECURITY POLICY includes ....

  34. Weapon Deployment Choices

  35. Weapon Procurement Choices

  36. Personnel and Personnel Deployment Choices

  37. Intelligence Gathering Choices

  38. Alliance and World Relations Choices

  39. POLICY MAKING STAGES - Recognition and Agenda Setting - Formulation and Legitimation

  40. POLICY MAKING STAGES - Policy Program Implementation - Policy Analysis and Evaluation

  41. RECOGNITION & AGENDA SETTING - WHAT ARE SOME WAYS THAT POLICY ISSUES GET RECOGNIZED? - WHAT ARE THE WAYS ISSUES GET ON THE AGENDA?

  42. Most issues are resolved privately