critically analyze the information shared from the think tanks regarding FEMA   Think tanks are in the business of analyzing policies, both proposed and implemented. They present us with data, but how do we know who to trust? This week we will begin to explore policy issues through the lens of think tanks. We will look at FEMA and the agency’s current movement toward efficiency, effectiveness and stability as the case study. background information on FEMA can be found at (https://www.fema.gov/about-agency ) Now take a look at two reports on FEMA. One is from the Cato Institute (FEMA: Floods, Failures and Federalism) https://www.cato.org/publications/policy-analysis/… and the other is from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) (Status of FEMA’s Implement of the Biggert-Waters Act amendments https://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-15-178 – be sure to look at the full report rather than the synopsis on the opening page). I want you to review each of these and then…    read more