Petitions and Proposals

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Citizen Requests A petition is a request made to an authority, usually a government official or public governmental body q Make sure you are petitioning for something important. q Research your topic so that you understand the various positions fully. q Learn about the subject of your petition, so you can answer questions from people. q Show it to all the people you that want to help your cause.
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What level of government (local, state, township, county, or federal) has the authority to address your petition? Contact your local government to determine what level of government is responsible for implementing your request. Once you have contacted the appropriate agency, ask are there specific petition guidelines and the number of signatures needed to take action.
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“We, the citizens of the city of Mapleton, petition the city to install a four-way stop sign at the intersection of Main Street and Palm Drive. Drivers typically speed through this busy
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This note was uploaded on 05/21/2011 for the course PADM 840 taught by Professor Drsusangaffney during the Spring '11 term at Governors State University.

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