Introduction to Public Administration – Week 2 Assignment
Intergovernmental Relationships (IGR)
Having multiple levels of governmental hierarchy as well as various public agencies that are interrelated creates intergovernmental relationships (IGR). IGR can be extremely challenging for public administrators.
Chose one of the issues below. Write 750 – 1000 words explaining why intergovernmental relations (IGR) are so challenging, especially when dealing with the chosen issue.
1. Illegal Immigration
2. Homeland Security
Be sure to include the various agencies that contribute to the complexity and the advantages and disadvantages of each of the agencies involved.
Use APA formatting and cite a minimum of three credible sources, such as recent news stories from The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, NPR, etc.