Illinois House of Representatives

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  • The Importance Of Excellency Within A Child's Educational Endeavors

    The first thing to understand is what is taking precedence on the public agenda. Nationally, educational policies encapsulate a myriad of subjects-school to prison pipeline, education gap, and the national push for post-secondary education. Nationally, education is a pressing topic on the legislative. Following the DeMarco strategic template for campaigning, an advocacy plan has been constructed. 1) Initial organizing of the campaign. As a lobbyist, the political terrain would be mapped to identify networks and coalitions; in Chicago, this would include: The Chicago Teacher’s Union, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Illinois Collaboration on Youth, Illinois Partners for Human, Voices for Illinois Children, Alderman, and the Peace and Education Coalition. Secondly, donation solicitation would occur with established networks. As an incentive, coalition members would attain national recognition as supporters of this HB…

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  • Reflective Essay-Zaffirini: An Act

    liability for leaving certain animals unattended in or removing certain individuals or animals from a motor vehicle. This act will allow a person to remove a vulnerable individual or a domestic animal from a vehicle without the fear of criminal prosecution or civil action. Also, SB 188 – Uresti – Relating to civil or criminal liability for transporting in, confining in, or removing from a motor vehicle certain animals, is very similar. There are two similar bills submitted in the House of…

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  • Differences Between House And Senate

    The Difference Between the House and Senate In order to be in The House of Representative, you must be 25 years of age and also a U.S citizen for at least seven years. In order to become a Senator you must be 30 years of age , and been a U.S citizen for the past nine years . The election is usually held in November among the people in the U.S. The House is mainly 435 members and the Senate is 100 members , they both have odd number of people in there group. The House members usually…

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  • Japan Obesity Essay

    Obesity has been a growing concern in most counties over the past decades. Obesity has made the astonishing jump from affecting 857 million to 2.1 billion people from the 1980’s to 2013 (The Lancet). The numbers of overweight and obese citizens is starting to become a norm in most societies around the world. The United States is one of the countries that are trying to decrease this growing concern. Where/who do individuals look for the source of this epidemic? There have been no countries in the…

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  • Terror In Resonance Analysis

    have a lot of connections with the right wing nationalist organization, the Rising Peace Academy. Among them, the anime especially highlights a connection between a politician whose election poster resembles that of Abe Shinzo. Although the anime used Democratic Liberal Party for fictional name of the government party instead of the real name of Abe Shinzo’s government party, Liberal Democratic Party, the similarity between the two names demonstrates that the anime is clearly accusing both Abe…

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  • Importance Of The Equal Rights Amendment

    “Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any state on account of sex,” reads the Equal Rights Amendment. Women in the United States of America did not have many rights before 1919. However, in the early 1920’s, the Equal Rights Amendment was created for the benefit of America’s women. The amendment was dedicated to equality for women, for equality to be included inside of the Constitution, and to support women’s rights. Even today, the Equal…

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  • The Effects Of Gerrymandering On Democracy

    uses this to wrongly affect how the House of Representatives looks and is therefore destroying our democracy. Here is how it is done. In most states, the state legislature is the one in control of redistricting. Every 10 years, they get census data and use it to decide how to divide the state. It is not required for the state to redistrict, but most do. Government requires that the districts drawn must have an almost equal population and must not discriminate…

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  • Abraham Lincoln 13th Amendment Analysis

    Amendment would not be an easy task! Obtaining votes from opposing Democrats would be a challenge. With rumors of the civil war ending soon, he had to work fast. If the war ended before the vote, it was unlikely the amendment would be passed. To his avail, on January 31, 1865, the House of Representatives voted to sign the Thirteenth Amendment. Lincoln, the movie, portrays the months…

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  • The Importance Of Term Limits In Congress

    Congress is a large, complex system within the United States federal government. It consists of two chapters: Senate and the House of Representatives. Both chapters contain a number of seats available for elected members. Members are elected through direct election. There are a total of 535 seats, 435 seats for members of the House, and 100 seats for senators. Members in the House serve an unlimited amount of two year terms. Members can stay a lifetime in congress, as long as they are reelected.…

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  • Effectiveness Of The Constitution Essay

    men would not be able to be stay at home dads. This idea of equality has created a sense of freedom within America and this is a fairly recent adjustment but the Constitution is effective in assisting our country with making this change. Article I refers to the Legislative Branch in Congress. This consists of the House of Representatives and the Senate. The House of Representatives currently has 435 members. The House’s members are based on population each state. In the state of Illinois alone…

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