Stages Of Policy Cycles Affecting The Development Of Public Policy
According to Public Policy: Politics, Analysis, and Alternatives by Kraft and Furlong the stages for the policy cycle model are, “defining a problem and …show more content…
This stage is when a policy is accepted and is now being voted on by both parties of Congress and the president. Policy legitimation can be simple and complex. When all have supported and approve a policy proposal it can be simple but complex when legitimation needs more than a majority vote or a legal approval by a higher authority. A policy could force many hurdles if it doesn 't have a legitimation. An example of that is the nuclear waste Policy Act of 1982 that was a fail policy because it was misjudged.
Once a policy is created, adopted and have government involvement that 's when policy implementation stage come into play. Policy implementation is important to the policy process because government gets to take action towards implementing a program into effect. The government makes sure the program is achieving its goals. When Congress made the clean Air Act Amendment of 1990 and increase the highway speed limit, the industry and drivers didn 't comply at first. When consequences started being implemented to violators who broke the law you saw changes