United States House of Representatives

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  • Education Vs American Politics Essay

    life, but at least we are given the tools so we can use it when we desire. The first problem practicing politics is the ability to vote. 67% of eligible Americans are registered to vote. Americans are unable to be a substantial part of politics if they are not registered to vote. The second problem is that only 55% of registered voters voted this year in 2016. By voting, it puts a physical numeral value on choice. Only 37% of eligible Americans voted making the United States rank 31st in voter turnout of developed countries. The third problem is that Americans may be uninformed about politics when they do vote. Although citizens may have voted, they may have voted for the choice that did not fit their views. For example, my sister did not understand some propositions, yet, she voted “yes”…

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  • Reflective Essay-Zaffirini: An Act

    That bill is HB 41 – White – Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before the Juneteenth holiday. I am not necessarily in disagreement with the whole bill, just Section 1, Line (4), limiting the sale of fireworks to not more than 100 miles from the Texas-Mexico border for the the period of May 1st to midnight on May 5th. Essentially, the Cinco de Mayo holiday. Fireworks for this holiday should be allowed for the whole state, not just the southern part of the state, because of the Mexican…

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  • Super Prc Pros And Cons

    In 2010 the United Citizen v. Federal Election Commission would have a bigger impact on the way elections are won. The case decision concluded limiting the amount PACs and donors spend on campaigns for candidates violates the First Amendment. Since the court case decision, Super PACs were created to donate unlimited amounts of money to a campaign for a candidate. Super PACs were mostly used by Republicans. The Democratic party are opposed by Super PACs. However, even though the Democratic party…

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  • Importance Of HEC

    the column whereupon profoundly created societies are manufactured. Keeping in mind the end goal to reinforce that column it is vital to highlight the significance and to overhaul the nature of training. Without quality the column turns into a powerless establishment and decays everything based upon it. The importance of compelling showing acquired lime light the neglected issue of holding great instructors. HEC is mindful to verify the accessibility of reasonable and available advanced…

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  • Opioid Abuse Case Study

    analyze this problem according to a US House of Representatives hearing addressing the opioid abuse epidemic. This discussion will rely on Stone’s policy theory, which is define goal first, and then construct problem, finally promote solutions. Therefore, there are five sections to understand the problem. The first section will define the main concept from Stone to better understand the following analysis; The second section will address how the discussion of goals associated with opioid abuse…

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

    delinquent behaviors. Therefore, an advocacy plan has been devised in support of Illinois HB 4560. Bill Overview, Supporters/Opposition, and Goal/s Illinois Senate Bill 4560 Amends the Municipal Code, providing that this would allow municipalities with distressed school districts with a population of one million or greater to report and distribute surplus funds. Furthermore, it amends the School Code necessitating schools report their status as being financially distressed. (Illinois…

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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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  • Opportional Voting System

    An amendment to the Constitution requiring that seats in the House of Representatives be delegated by a party-list proportional representation system of elections, is necessary to enhance the democratic elements of the United States Government: particularly voter turnout, the creation of more political parties, and a more diverse electorate . Currently, the “Past the Post” style of elections in the United States has tainted the American democracy, and it is time that the country be required to…

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  • Puerto Rico

    Currently, the United States holds jurisdiction over 14 territories. According to Merriam Webster Dictionary, a territory is “an area of land that belongs to or is controlled by a government” or one of the parts of the United States that is not a state. These territories include regions like American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands and various others. Being a colony also means that the citizens or habitants of these regions do not enjoy all the…

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  • Example Of Gerrymandering

    “The Democrats are under-represented by about 18 seats in the House, relative to their vote share in the 2012 election”, states the Washington Post. How is this possible the one political party can be so underrepresented when we are told that every voice is equally represented in the House of Representatives? In comes the term gerrymandering. Gerrymandering is as old as Democracy is here in the United States. It dates back to our founding fathers. What is gerrymandering and how does it affect…

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