General Signed into law on July 29th

Signed into law on July 29th

The following bills were enacted and signed into law by President Obama one week ago on July 29th. H.R. 2607: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 7802 37th Avenue in Jackson Heights, New York, as the “Jeanne and Jules Manford Post Office Introduced: June 2, 2015 Sponsor: Rep. Joseph …

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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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