Select a local government within the state of Maryland to analyze.Describe the local form of government and identify the major elected officials of your selected area.

Select a local government within the state of Maryland to analyze. You may select either an urban, suburban, or rural government to review.

Prepare a 12- to 15 slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation WITH SPEAKER NOTES addressing the following:

  • Describe which area you chose: urban, suburban, or rural. Briefly describe the area’s demographics and characteristics.
  • Describe the local form of government and identify the major elected officials of your selected area.
  • Identify the major public policy issues, current events, and challenges this government faces and analyze one in depth.
  • Discuss how the state government is addressing the issue you selected.
  • Provide at least two potential, realistic solutions to the public policy issues, current events, and challenges this government faces.

Include speaker notes to provide more in-depth information.

Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines.