Recent K-12 Curriculum Legislation
Oct. 20, 2016, 3 p.m.
State legislatures in the previous months have been passing bills to alter and add to their public school systems’ curriculums.
Ballot Access Laws
Sept. 20, 2016, 5 p.m.
How did these candidates get on the ballot? Why are they in particular on the ballot, while others who may have been running don’t appear? For that matter, how do the candidates of the two major parties get on the ballot? The answers to these questions depend on your state’s ballot access laws.
Legislative Activities: Renewable Energy Sources
Aug. 26, 2016, 3:52 p.m.
Use of renewable energy sources is definitely a contentious issue in some states, with some passing legislation, and other states’ governors taking things into their own hands and signing agreements having to do with energy.
“Campus Carry” versus “Gun Free”
Aug. 4, 2016, 2:09 p.m.
The ideological debate between campus carry supporters and opponents remains contentious, with students rallying around both sides of the argument.
Legislative Recap: Tobacco Restrictions
July 28, 2016, 2:07 p.m.
In the past year and a half, several states have passed laws changing the age at which one can legally smoke cigarettes and other tobacco products.
Bathroom bills bearing down on states across America
March 11, 2016, 5:56 p.m.
Emerging onto the floor of numerous state legislatures across the United States of America is a new and divisive kind of legislation: “bathroom bills.” Bathroom bills are proposed legislation that address whether individuals may use the bathroom that corresponds with the gender they identify with or with the gender they were assigned at birth.