UN SDG #17 Partnerships for the Goals UN SDG #17
UN SDG #9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure UN SDG #9

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Understanding Public Perception of Government Programs

National Programs to serve our most vulnerable populations are often criticized, with or without merits, by the public. Very often Elected Representatives' voting records on issues, contradict the public stance they take on those issues, which further adds confusion in times when many people get their news by only looking at headlines in social media. How Can Technology Help?

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Understanding Public Perception of Government Programs

National Programs to serve our most vulnerable populations are often criticized, with or without merits, by the public. Very often Elected Representatives' voting records on issues, contradict the public stance they take on those issues, which further adds confusion in times when many people get their news by only looking at headlines in social media. How Can Technology Help?
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Many are suggesting the use of Machine Learning and Sentiment Analysis to extract both, the general public perception of these programs, for example, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in news and social media outlets, as well as analyzing elected representatives' voting records on issues relating to SNAP and food insecurity.

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