Creating Public Policy

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An interest group hires lobbyists to
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influence legislators.
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Which would most likely hold a fundraising campaign to elect a pro-gun senator?
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a special interest group
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A temporary committee created to study an issue and make a policy recommendation is called a
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task force
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Individual citizens can best influence public policy by
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participating in public demonstrations, signing a petition, and voting.
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Who decides what problems should be addressed through fiscal policy?
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government leaders
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Who builds strong relations with foreign powers to ensure the nation’s safety?
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diplomats and ambassadors
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The media primarily influences the making of public policy by
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providing information about a policy.
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Governments create public policy to address issues in what three main areas?
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social, economic, and foreign
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The primary way officials identify problems that public policy can address is by
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listening to public interest groups.
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Who might write a letter to their representatives about a policy issue?
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interest groups and individual citizens

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