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Reasons for Growth in Government

Government often grows to meet the demands of the citizenry and so does the costs associated with that growth. Identify an example of growth that was necessary and provide reasons why. Explain why such expansions are needed to meet the needs of society and how they are funded. These processes sometimes bring harsh criticism? Why? Explain your position in detail. Respond to at least two of your classmates' postings.

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One example of government growth that was necessary is the creation of the department of Homeland Security. This department was created in response to the September ...

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Oftentimes government has to create programs that are designed to meet the needs of its citizen. Such needs may arise due to various circumstances such as population change, growth, crisis, etc. This solution discusses a branch of government that was created, why it was created, its funding, and its criticisms.