ADM 624 Module 2 Case 3.1 The Katrina Breakdown
Read Case Study 3.1 and “Government Saw Flood Risk but Not Levee Failure.”
Answer Questions 1 and 3 at the end of Case Study 3.1.
Each question should be answered in an essay format of approximately 250-500 words. Ensure your paper answers the questions and uses concepts studied in the module and from both readings. Support your answers with personal experiences, current events, and references to the readings.
ADM 624 Module 2 Discussion Question 1
Public Governance – Some major social and economic innovations in the United States have begun with small-scale experiments on the state level. For example, Wyoming ….women’s suffrage 50 years before the 19th Amendment was ratified. Can you think of the other examples? What might current state experiments one day be ….up by the federal government?
ADM 624 Module 2 Discussion Question 2
The fragmentation and redundancies of the U.S federal system are expensive in terms of coordination and personnel costs. Would you favor or oppose greater consolidation? Why or why not?