STATE LEGISLATION: New Year, New Laws

It’s time for a new year, and with resolutions and football games come new laws as well. Lot of laws go into effect on January 1st each year because it’s helpful to have one day for a “resetting” of sorts. The date is mostly arbitrary but allows people time to prepare to implement new laws. Some state constitutions […]

Debate Recap: Second #DemDebate

(Photo Source: ABC News) Many topics discussed in the presidential debates have already been introduced as bills in Congress. Check out a summary of our #DemDebate tweets below: [View the story “POPVOX Tweets Second #DemDebate” on Storify]  

Gavel Down: Nov. 9 – 13

Closing Out the Week in Congress Nov. 9 – 13 #Recess There was a collective exhale on Capitol Hill, as frenetic pace gave way to a recess in the House and shortened week in the Senate. Members were home in their districts and states to commemorate Veteran’s Day and staffers in Washington put away the heels, pulled […]