General Six bills signed into law yesterday, June 22, 2016

Six bills signed into law yesterday, June 22, 2016

President Obama signed the following six bills into law yesterday: H.R. 2576: Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act Sponsor: Rep. John Shimkus; R-IL Introduced: May 26, 2015 2276: SAFE PIPES Act Sponsor: Sen. Deb Fischer; R-NE Introduced: November 10, 2015 H.R. 2212: To take certain Federal lands located in Lassen County, …

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General Presidential Primary Day for California, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, & South Dakota

Presidential Primary Day for California, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, & South Dakota

Polls will soon be closing in the six states holding presidential primaries today: California, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota (caucus), and South Dakota. Let’s take a look at their voting rules, past turnout rates, and voter preference statistics of past election cycles. California: California’s 2012 primary election saw 22.9% of their 23,265,447 eligible …

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General Wishy Washy Washington

Wishy Washy Washington

Presidential primaries are by nature confusing and seemingly nonsensical at times; then enter the state of Washington, which compounds this confusion tenfold. Today is the Washington State Republican Primary and even many professional D.C. political consultants are thinking: “wait—didn’t the Washington GOP already have a caucus?” In fact, they did have a caucus on February …

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General Primary Day in Indiana

Primary Day in Indiana

Let’s take a look at Indiana’s voting rules, past turnout rates, and voter preference statistics of past election cycles. Indiana’s 2012 primary election saw 20.2% of their 4,748,647 eligible voters cast a ballot. Roughly 55.2% of their eligible voters participated in the general election. Rules: Online Voter Registration: YES No-Excuse Absentee Voting: NO Early Voting: …

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General Death and Taxes

Death and Taxes

It’s been two full weeks since the day Americans most dread: Tax Day. Every year, April 15th (or the next business day if April 15th falls on a Saturday, Sunday or holiday) rears its ugly head and Americans must file their federal income tax returns, and in most states their state tax returns as well. …

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General The Millennial Impact

The Millennial Impact

On Monday, the Pew Research Center released a study detailing how Millennials are now America’s largest living generation, surpassing Baby Boomers and Generation X by significant numbers. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Millennials now number 75.4 million, which surpasses the 74.9 million Baby Boomers alive in the United States today. Of course, the concept …

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