2017 April 05
HR 1430: The House voted to pass a bill that prohibits the EPA from proposing any action or regulation that uses science which is not publicly available. This bill only allows the EPA to cite research that is verified by multiple, independent sources.
S J Res 34: A joint resolution concerning internet privacy was recently passed. This ruling overturns an FCC rule created last fall that would have prevented Internet Service Providers from selling individuals data.
HR 1181: A bill was passed in the House that allows veterans deemed mentally incompetent to purchase firearms and ammunition, unless ruled by a judge to be a danger to themselves or others.
The House passed two acts that grant Congress greater powers to control executive regulations. These bills establish clear procedures for reviewing all existing and proposed regulations in order to cute those that are unnecessarily burdensome.
PN 30: Jeff Sessions was confirmed to be the 84th Attorney General.
HR 7: A bill passed by the House prohibiting the use of taxpayer funds from going towards abortion services. Individuals can still purchase health coverage that includes abortion services, providing that no financial backing is appropriated by the federal government.
2016 November 14
The issue of ocean acidification is slowly coming to prominence in the United States. Largely due to the strong array of scientific data backing up the claims of the changing chemistry of the seas, the issue is largely a bipartisan one.
2016 November 02
Renewable energy has grown increasingly popular as evidence of human-caused global climate change accumulates. Solar, hydroelectric, and wind energies make up a large majority of the renewable energy sector, and are seen by some as preferable alternatives to fossil fuel and nuclear energies.
2016 October 26
The Political Courage Test, which has been endorsed by major media in every election since 1992, asks candidates to demonstrate their political courage by providing voters with that essential information, in spite of the fact that opponents might use their answers in political attacks.
2016 October 26
Even in the earliest years of the United States, women have been filling vital roles to support United States military operations.
2016 October 20
State legislatures in the previous months have been passing bills to alter and add to their public school systems’ curriculums.
2016 October 07
Voting smart can require enormous effort or minimal effort, but to vote smart takes effort.