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    “Miguel Del Toral, an E.P.A expert, says the state was testing the water in a way that could profoundly understate the lead levels”. “Given the very high lead levels found at one home and the preflushing happening in Flint, I’m worried that the whole town may have much higher lead levels than the compliance results indicated.", stated in "Nobody should have to be living like this". In 2014 Governor Snyder switched the water from the Detroit water system to Flint River not knowing how big of a problem it would be. I believe that the governor and many people knew what they were doing they just didn’t care because it was lower-class people. Lead poisoning in the water has effected many people in different ways. When many people got involved the governor started caring about what happened. I believe that the governor and many people knew what they were doing, they just didn’t care because it was lower-class people. This all started when Flint switched the water from the Detroit resource to the Flint river. The governor didn’t think about the consequences all he knew was he was saving money and making the people happy so he would stay governor. So he switched the water from the Detroit resource to Flint River. Weeks after switching the water many people noticed their water color changed but didn’t say anything because they thought it was just at there house. In the article “Nobody should have to be living like this, residents of Flint say “The water in her previous home was…

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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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    1. Area: The community in which I live is an urban setting located in Central New York. The City of Utica is located in Oneida County. 2. Demographics: With an estimated 61,332 people in the City of Utica according to the U.S Census Bureau, the city has seen a decrease in residency since the formal census conducted in 2010 (Census Bureau). Even with the estimated decrease in population, the city is home to a multitude of races and ethnicities immigrating to the U.S from various countries…

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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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    Jill started a new job as a count/verification assistant for the Johnson County Board of Elections. After completing her degree, she believed she would have the greatest chance of making a difference in her community and society as a whole. She had completed the counties required training and briefings, read and agree to the terms of the Statement of Secrecy, and she would have no problem with acting impartially at all times and respect confidentiality of material handled. Mark the senior…

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    Whitley County Case Study

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    The form of county which is most closely approximates utilized in Whitley County is the Council-Elected Executive. This is describe an elected official in the U.S Commonwealth of Kentucky who is the head of the executive branch of a government in the county. He or she is usually knows as the Judge Executive or County Executive. He or she was before a member of the Fiscal Court, the county's legislature. County governmental organization is characterized by diversity not only from state to state…

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