Intergovernmental Relations XLS Module 6 Assignment: Short Essay 3
Module 6 Assignment: Short Essay 3. This essay prompt is composed of two parts.
Describe how lobbyists champion state and local issues in Washington, D.C. What are unfunded mandates? How have unfunded mandates impacted state and local governments? How has the NLC changed its lobbying strategies in recent years?
Does your city and/or county government use a lobbyist? If not, who do they use to lobby on their behalf at the state and federal level? What issues and/or concerns has the lobbyist focused on in recent years?
Expectations: Your short essay should consist of 2-3 pages and follow APA formatting (double-spaced, 12-point Times New Roman font, 1-inch margins). You may incorporate resources from outside the textbook if you wish. If you reference a resource, provide the APA citation.