Education

What are Sanctuary Cities?

June 12, 2017 Doug 0

In carrying out one of his many campaign promises, on January 25, 2016, President Donald Trump issued an executive order instructing the U.S. government to withhold grant money from certain cities and counties across the […]

Preamble to the Constitution
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Know Your Constitution

April 28, 2017 Doug 0

When Mr. Khizi Khan eloquently addressed the Democratic Convention in July of 2016, he electrified people not only across the United States but throughout the world as well. With his wife, Ghazala, standing by his side, and speaking as a Gold Star Parent, he strongly challenged Donald Trump’s knowledge of the Constitution. […]

Gerrymandering
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What Is Gerrymandering?

March 28, 2017 Lorelle 0

  Gerrymandering is the practice of drawing boundaries of congressional districts to keep the party in power from being voted out. While senators represent an entire state, congressional representatives cover a specific district within a […]

what is an executive order?
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What is an Executive Order?

March 22, 2017 Kathy 0

A presidential executive order (EO) is a directive issued to federal agencies, department heads, or other federal employees by the President of the United States under his statutory or constitutional powers.In many ways, presidential executive […]

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Supreme Court of the United States

March 6, 2017 Kathy 0

Supreme Court if the United States (SCOTUS)The Supreme Court has a special role to play in the United States system of government. The Constitution gives it the power to check, if necessary, the actions of […]

Florida State Senate
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Florida State Senate and House Representatives with their Committee Affiliations

February 27, 2017 Kathy 0

Central Florida State Senate Members:Find Your State Senator: http://www.flsenate.gov/senators/districtsDistrict 9 – Seminole County and parts of Volusia CountyRepublican David Simmons Party: RepublicanSenate Website: http://www.flsenate.gov/Senators/s09Committee AssignmentsAppropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education, Vice ChairAppropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K – […]

Cabinet Selections
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The President’s Cabinet – Who Does What?

February 20, 2017 Kathy 0

Established in Article II, Section 2 of the Constitution, the Cabinet’s role is to advise the President on any subject he may require relating to the duties of each member’s respective office.The President’s Cabinet is […]