Pol 201 Worksheet 3

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LEARNING ACTIVITY WORKSHEET - Week Three Please review the full assignment prompt located within the classroom and in the POL 201 Course Guide before beginning this assignment. Utilizing the worksheet below, develop detailed paragraphs that focus on the third main point for your final paper. For each section, a minimum of one fully-developed paragraph is required. Each paragraph should include at least one in-text APA citation that provides support for the topic. At least two scholarly sources from the Ashford University library (not including your textbook) with in-text citations utilized within your paragraphs are required. Two new sources should be utilized each week to meet the minimum of eight required sources for the final…show more content…
As the old staff and chairman leave, so does a lot of pre-existing knowledge. It’s also not unusual for talented staff to move on to the private sector, as it pays better and offers better working conditions. The committees could benefit from considering an overhaul on pay raises and staff retention (Kosar, 2015). Committee members often serve on several committees which each cover an extensive jurisdiction. If each committee member were to serve on fewer committees, it would give them the opportunity to become more knowledgeable in one subject rather than trying to maintain little knowledge of several. (Kosar, 2015) D. One option to correct the weakness of the branch of government discussed above. (Use the space below to complete this section.) One way to strengthen the weakness in the legislative branch is to give congress its power back. Congress needs more resources. They don’t meet often enough. They come in on Tuesday, meet on Wednesday, and leave again on Thursday (Dorment, 2014). They should make it a four day a week job. How can they be expected to really look at any bills and pass them as laws when they aren’t there long enough to do anything? They could meet with a four day schedule three out of every four weeks and have one week off. We can’t expect the executive branch to let the legislative branch do its job if they aren’t there to do it. It’s not unusual for one house to be in but the other to be out. They can’t work out

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