Select a city, county, or state for your final project. Use the Internet to access its 2008 annual budget and Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).
Complete a comprehensive paper of no more than 3,000 words and at least a 12-slide PowerPoint® presentation with speaker’s notes. The final presentation and paper must cover the municipality as a whole, and must combine concepts from the class as well as the topics provided below.
- Political, economical, social, and cultural influences on the public budget
- Forecast approaches and rationale
- Effects of public policy and the political process affecting the city’s or town’s budget for 2008
- Elements involved in the 2008 budget preparation, enactment, and execution
Include at least three references other than the text and lectures.
Format your paper and presentation consistent with APA guidelines.