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    Parx Casino Case Study

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    six fire & rescue departments. The police department is located in the municipal building located at 2400 Byberry Road in Bensalem Twp. The station is approximately 2.9 miles from the casino. There is a local memorandum of agreement between the Bensalem Twp. Police Department and The Pennsylvania State Police. The Pennsylvania State Police handles all “Gaming Related Areas.” However, “Non-Gaming-Related Areas,” Bensalem PD handles, such as the Food Court and Banquet area, the Parx Steakhouse and Chickie’s & Pete’s restaurant. Bensalem PD, in addition to those non-gaming areas, they also handle all parking lots and adjoining walkways and thruways, including the Porte-Coche. The payoff for the local police department, township, and Bucks County are upwards of ninety million dollars. The Nottingham Fire Department located at 3420 Street Road is the nearest volunteer fire department to the casino approximately 2 miles away. The fire department operates as an engine company and ladder company, which responded to over five hundred fire calls annually. Furthermore, the Bensalem’s Rescue Squad responds to over six thousand, calls annually. The Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Gaming Enforcement (PSP/BGE) has a fully operational facility within Parx Casino. Assigned to the bureau: one station commander (sergeant), two corporals, and ten troopers. The primary goal of the Pennsylvania State Polices primary objective is to protect the public from man-made, natural,…

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    changed it to the “doctor.” Julius was getting a lot of recognition for the way he was playing at Roosevelt High. Many colleges were begging for him to got to their programs because of what he could provide as a player. Julius finally choose a college which was the University of Massachusetts. After playing a few games Julius was paying off for all the hype about him going to UMass. Only after playing 2 seasons on college Julius was averaging 26.3 points per game and 20.2 rebounds a game. He and…

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    compete to win determined by their set of skills or talents. On the other hand, gambling is where one favors a distinct result in order to gain more money. Therefore, if players continue to use actions similar to the Black Sox then the meaning of a baseball game would be irrelevant. The game should always be played with ones best effort in order to beat the opponent. Thus, purposely fixing games ruins the game and is rather seen as a standard performance or play. Likewise, some suggest that only…

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    funny stuff to Howard Cosell. Billie Jean King beat Bobby Riggs. Their lionization reassures us that the stands they took were good — and can now be consigned to bygone eras. But the latest intrusion of political talk into sports — whether you deem it excessive or welcome — has had a drastic effect on coverage. It has brought with it a currency and immediacy that we haven’t seen since the ’60s and early ’70s, when athletes like Jim Brown, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Curt Flood openly talked about…

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    Public Campaign Finance

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    City-states of the ancient world were one of the first political entities with democratic governance. Part of the democratic process is authorizing individuals to make decisions, holding these individuals accountable, and for these individual to be responsive to the needs of the community (Pitkin, 1957). Today, cities have low levels of democratic participation that hold elected officials accountable and authorize them to have the power to make a decision. At the same time, a majority of the…

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    the User-Friendly Budget may not create further citizen engagement based upon the research. Research has shown that by studying the budget process in all 50 states, we ended up with a wide variety of requirements. The only similarity that appears through this study was that state governments are primarily only concerned with the first step of informing the public. There is no requirement or mandate beyond this to narrow the gap between government's creation of the budget document and citizen…

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    Types of external considerations within Rutherford County are related to natural disasters, political disasters and macroeconomic shifts, including inflation, rate of growth, and unemployment. As a measure to offset natural disasters, we have relationships with other counties across the state coordinate efforts with our Emergency Management team. Indeed, the county 's mitigation planning efforts consist of local, state, and federal assistance. Unfortunately, there are few measures to plan for…

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    Pinellas County Case

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    Haoyu Zhao PUP432 10.15.2015 Case Brief Contractors And Builders Association Of Pinellas County V. City Of Dunedin Background Context Until the 20th century, the general law in Florida stipulated that local governments could only obtain funds from public revenues as they had no authority to taxes. The local government made the realization that these funds were insufficient for running the everyday affairs of the growing county. For this reason, the county turned to private sources…

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    Pivot Table / Chart Report Exercise There are four observations in the pivot table, and the one part of pivot table report is about the annual adult care facility, total number of census, SMI and SSI. The other part is about New York State Population, total population and total number of race and ethnicity distribution. The results that I received are come from the data Adult Care Facility Annual Survey and New York State Population. I use the pivot table or chart to get the observations. At the…

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    state and there is no forcible way of directing citizens to participate in the budget process. Research has shown that by studying the budget process of all 50 states, we ended up with a wide variety of requirements. The only similarity that appears thorough this study was that state governments are primarily only concerned with the first step of informing the public. There is no requirement or mandate beyond this to narrow the gap between governments creation of the budget document and…

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