Water is among the basic needs of humans and its constant supply to the public is an important service provided by governments. California County officials appreciate the responsibility of supplying water to the people. That informs the current debate in the state to ensured water security through exploitation of modern innovation. Before the class, I maintained the viewpoint that the State government prioritized challenges to having clean water in California as a priority in their laws and policies. After the class, I knew it was the contrary. Instead, the existing State regulations and agency practices did not embrace innovations, for instance, in water marketing (Hanak, 2011). State regulations and Federal laws were subject to conflict related to water availability to the residents of California.
The interest group and media discuss pertinent issues such as security, democracy, and heath care that important in ensuring a balanced society. In California, the media and other interest groups are influential in policymaking such a promoting the concerns of health care. An example is the importance of mending the cigarettes bill in California. There is a high number of youths in the State suffering from addiction to smoking because of the introduction of the e-cigarettes. The participation of anti-tobacco group in fighting against the introduction of e-cigarettes bill such as the American Lung Association in California signifies the implications of the bill on human health. Senator Corbett of San Francisco Bay Area is coordinating other interest groups and the media in their efforts to crack down the marketing and distribution of dangerous tobacco products in the State. All these efforts are indications that health is a vital issue that must be prioritized by the government. That justifies the consideration of the discussion by interest group and the media as a second most important