Gerrymandering
Government101

What Is Gerrymandering?

March 28, 2017 Doug 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 […]

In The News

Is Rubio Grandstanding?

March 27, 2017 Kathy 0

​US senator Marco Rubio, a Florida Republican, floated a bill that’s sure to stoke anger in Beijing. The measure would, among other things, sanction Chinese companies that engage in “illegitimate activities” in the South China […]

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 […]

Government101

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 […]

Val Demings ACA Town Hall
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Notes From Val Demings Town Hall on ACA

February 27, 2017 Doug 0

On Sunday, February 26, district 10 Representative Val Demings held a Town Hall meeting on ACA at Dr. Phillip’s High School. The discussion included three panel members: Jason Altmire, former member of Congress and current […]

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 – […]