reading a budget. Download the most recent budget for the (i) federal, (ii) state, or (iii) local government of your choice. Utilizing this GFOA Distinguished Budget Criteria (GFOA Criteria), thoroughly evaluate how the government budget meet the requirements. Which sections of the GFOA criteria were strongest in the budget, and which were weakest? Putting yourself in the shoes of a budget director, how would you improve the weakest areas?What is your experience with the way media portray the government?
Do they tell the truth as it is or are there some twist? And do you personally believe in media content? Why or why not?