Issue Networks - Issue Networks An issue network is a group of individuals who support a specific policy not a broader issue The three parts of the

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Issue Networks An issue network is a group of individuals who support a specific policy, not a broader issue. The three parts of the iron triangle are often parts of a single issue network, but other people may also be a part of the network, including experts, scholars, and the media. The influence of issue networks is similar to that of iron triangles: By working together, members of an issue network can shape and determine policy Reforming the Bureaucracy Nearly every modern president has attempted to reform the bureaucracy. Some recent successful attempts at bureaucratic reform include the following: Sunshine laws Sunset provisions Privatization Increased incentives for efficiency Protection of whistleblowers Sunshine Laws In 1976, Congress passed the Government in the Sunshine Act, which required that the public have access to the proceedings and actions of the bureaucracies. Such openness is meant to encourage the public to complain about hostile or inefficient
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