A Contemporary Policy Issue Facing the State of Texas

Examine a contemporary policy issue facing the state of Texas. Select one of personal interest and objectively outline the nature of the dispute.

To answer this question, take into consideration constitutional disputes as well as political, economic, and cultural differences. Look at the history underlying the dispute, how it is playing out within the governing institutions, and how you think the issue may be resolved, assuming that it is possible. Identify the issue and how both the US government and the Texas government have been currently addressing it (historical perspective). Discuss the pros and cons of each option. Provide a recommended course of action and reasoning for selecting that course of action.