Team A Week 4 Essay

Submitted By Tyler-Steinle
Words: 374
Pages: 2

Local Government Issues

POL/215
John, Gino and Tyler

Describe which area you choose.

Rural Area
A Rural area is a geographic area located outside of cities or towns.
It is also classified as encompassing all population, housing, territory not included within an urban area.
Rural areas have a low population density and small settlements. Describe the local form of government and identify the major elected officials

Local governments are structured in accordance with the laws of the various individual states.
Each state has at least two separate tiers of government counties and municipalities. Some states are divided even further into townships.
The different types of local reflect the levels of population density; examples include city, town, borough and village.
Some of the major elected officials are city council, town board, or board of aldermen.

Identify the major public policy issues, current events, and challenges this government faces & discuss how the state government is addressing the issue

• Major public policy issue; Gay & Lesbian marriage -many people versus the state law suits are now being heard at the Supreme Court. Congress is in a current session to create or deny their rights to be married.

Identify the major public policy issues, current events, and challenges this government faces & discuss how the state government is addressing the issue
• Challenge government faces today - segregation between parties - old world mentality - loose financial spending - unreasonable government control over state laws Current • Event Gun Control…