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    Paradox Of Probation

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    I learned that being an intern at Dutchess County Probation, the three main components apply to the job. The first component is a goal or setting a goal. Being a PO intern and interviewing the clients, I have realized that they need to set goals. If they don’t set goals, where do they start? They will have nothing to look forward too. By letting my clients set goals, it gives them a positive attitude, and helps them get past the tough times. For example, I was giving one of my clients a CSR (case-supervision review). This is something that is done every six months. We talk to our clients about a three short term goals, three long term goals, and their action steps which allow them to achieve those goals. For some clients they actually follow their steps, and other clients don’t. We…

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    Hudson Valley Case Study

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    In any community, commercial real estate increases opportunities to achieve profitable financial status. In the article "Hudson Valley Reels Under Impact," the author revealed that "years ago, builders would put up offices on speculation, knowing that I.B.M. would eventually rent it, ‘said Lucille P. Pattison, the Dutchess County Executive” (newyorktimes.com). IBM is a major consumer in the commercial office market of the Hudson Valley. The company provides benefits extending to those owning…

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    The Dutchess County Legislature recently voted to approve the building of a new county jail, or Justice and Transition Center as it is being named. The proposal for the building project has been under much scrutiny from the public as well as some legislators. There are many citizens as well as government officials who believe the new facility is necessary to maintain an efficient and effective justice system. Opinion aside, Dutchess County has been under direct order from the New York State…

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    the early 18th Century, a converted barn, and a red-shingled Dutch era farmhouse called the ‘Hendrick Smit House’ in New Paltz that has been recently restored by fine antique dealers. These homes present a unique opportunity to decorate using period furniture as well as modern conveniences. Since the Hudson Valley has historically fostered a predominantly farm economy, there are also many working farms with houses available, with the added benefit of hundreds of acres of land. Some of these…

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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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    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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    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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