Week 4 Discussion 1
Domestic Climate Policy
Discuss how policy makers can incorporate the Domestic Climate Policy Framework into a widely accepted environmental policy. Provide examples.
Dye, T.R. (2017). Understanding public policy (15th ed.).
Chapter 12, Chapter 13 & Chapter 14
Week 4 Discussion 2
The American public has become increasingly accepting of immigration reform. In addition to using social, legal, and political perspectives to argue for immigration reform, advocates for this policy assert that there are economic reasons for encouraging changes in America’s immigration policy. Read the following articles, and watch the following video, and explain if promoting growth within certain sectors of the American economy is a good reason for the federal government to engage in immigration reform.
Kramer, H. (2014, February 11). How immigration reform – or lack thereof – is hurting our economic competiveness (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Forbes. http://www.forbes.com/sites/hilarykramer/2014/02/11/how-immigration-reform-or-lack-thereof-is-hurting-our-economic-competitiveness/
Flannery, N.P. (2014, March 24). Can corporate leaders push through immigration reform in 2014? (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. Forbes. Retrieved from http://www.forbes.com/sites/nathanielparishflannery/2014/03/24/can-corporate-leaders-push-through-immigration-reform-in-2014/
Forbes. (2013, March 10). Steve Case crowdfunds America: SXSW Forbes exclusive (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5SxKRfVjTP8