Choose ONE of the following questions to answer in the Discussion Board:
- Identify and describe four types of taxes that fund state (not local) government. Explain the relative merits of each tax in terms of generating revenue.
- Identify and describe the various bodies that govern the public schools in Texas. Explain some of the specific issues with which these bodies have to deal. Do you think issues of education should be determined by politicians or by trained education officials.
- Identify some of the federal government programs that the state of Texas administers in the area of health and human services. Describe any particular issues connected with these programs. Do you believe these programs should be administered by the state, or directly by the federal government?