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    Monterey County has many aquifers to provide fresh, clean water, 80% of this is groundwater (Public Services, 2010). More groundwater pumping leads to localized over-drafting which in turn causes saltwater intrusion into any of its six water basins: Parajo Valley, Prunedale, Salinas Valley, Marina Fort Ord, Carmel, or El Toro (Public Services, 2010). Arguably the most important basin is the Salinas Valley because it is home to the Salinas River which not only supplies water for the surrounding agricultural fields, but also can also easily overflow and kill the crops if not properly maintained (Ceballos, 2015). Places like the salt marshes of Elkhorn Slough are susceptible to land and mudslides due to the lack of plants and their roots on…

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    We didn't live in a house nor an apartment, but we did live in my aunt's living room for about eight months or so. It was really uncomfortable because when they had people over I felt their judgmental eyes on us while we were barely waking up. I look back to those days and reflect on how life was and that's when it hits me. In order for me not to end up like that again, getting an education was the only way for me to not go back to those terrifying moments. As a matter of fact, after high…

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    My Passion For Learning

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    My passion for learning is relentless; there are many topics I have yet to explore, discover, and master. As an employee of California State University, Monterey Bay my objective is to engage the students in a way that stems success in their chosen fields. Today’s job market is rigorous and many graduates are often left unemployed or underemployed. My desire to pursue the Instructional Science and Technology master 's program will help me create a stronger work environment for any students who…

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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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    Spasagna Persuasive Speech

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    Baked Spaghetti Squash Spasagna I know this Baked Spaghetti Squash Spasagna recipe has been long awaited for you guys! I’m most positive it was worth the wait. I wanted to get this right for y’all! Crispy chopped bacon delicately folded into an extra creamy four cheese Béchamel sauce stirred into al dente spaghetti squash which is baked until a cheesy crust has developed and then topped with a meaty spaghetti sauce! Could you read that without salivating? Me neither! ;) Inspiration Behind Baked…

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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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