Influences Within Public Programs
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper about how the political process and changing public policy at the federal, state, and municipal levels influence budgeting. Include details on how the change came about and its effect on the resulting program. Ensure you: o Identify political, economic, social, and cultural influences that caused the change in the budget. o Identify the interaction among the federal, state, and municipal levels with regard to your selected program. o Specify the limits of the agency budget office and how they may try to compensate for those limits. o Identify some strategies and agencies politicians might use to justify increasing or decreasing the budget for the program you selected. Format your paper according to APA guidelines.