Write about Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Background
-Problem that necessitates the policy
=What is the problem that this policy is designed to solve?
=Why does it matter?
=Facts and statistics about the problem specifically
-Policy description =Describe the policy in its entirety (but succinctly) Use bullet points
=Who benefits, when, how, how much, how often, etc.
-History of the policy
=Brief history of how the policy came to be
-Arguments in favor of the policy
=What do those who favor this policy say about it?
=Why is this a good policy? -Arguments against the policy
=What do those who oppose this policy say about it?
=Why is this a bad policy?
-Policy evaluation including statistics
– this is where you say whether this is good, bad, indifferent, inadequate, excessive, etc.
-Policy recommendations =What should we do about this policy?
=Change it, end it, expand it? you must use the headings in bold (heading has the – symbol beside) The questions the (- that has the = symbol) are placed here to help guide your thinking – please do not include the questions in your paper.