Lecture26-08 - POL 1013-009 Introduction to American...

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POL 1013-009 Introduction to American Politics Lecture #26 – April 29 th Exam Review The University of Texas at San Antonio
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Today We Will… Review all of the key material we have covered since Exam #3 Combined with: Your readings Prior review lectures And you should do very well in next week’s final, scheduled for May 8th at 10:30
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The Fifty Or So Things You Need To Know To Guarantee Success Domestic policy refers to all laws passed by Congress, government planning and government actions They are formulated and implemented by combined federal,state and local efforts Policymakers get much of their input about needed policy from interest groups and the mass media
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Other Policy Issues Domestic policy is usually a compromise from all proposals previously discussed Government programs are implemented by the bureaucracy, the courts and sometimes law enforcement
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More Things to Know Policy evaluation usually results in new policymaking to improve effort Income transfers means shifting wealth from the rich to the poor The number of people living below the property line has been growing since 2000
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Much More to Know… The federal government allocates about a sixth of its budget to support the poor Medicaid is one of the government’s most successfully and efficient programs TANF mandates two and five year limits to participation
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Even More Things to Know Food stamps were originally designed to help farmers with surplus commodities Administered by the Agriculture Department
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Lecture26-08 - POL 1013-009 Introduction to American...

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