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Senate Approves FY18 Budget Resolution

Yesterday, the Senate passed its version of the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Resolution, H. Con. Res. 71, by a vote of 51 to 49. Unlike the House Budget Resolution, the Senate-passed resolution… 272 more words


How state budget proposals threaten health – AND WHAT YOU CAN DO!

Guest Blog by Jonathan Miller

Can you afford to spend half your income on healthcare?

If the State passes their current budget proposal, that’s what I’ll have to do. 723 more words

Nuquay, Fofana Bury the Hatchet

The two main political antagonists in vote-rich central Liberia are reported to have resolved their differences that misdirected the voters during last week’s elections.
Emmanuel Nuquay, the Speaker and stalwart of the ruling Unity Party, and Ben Fofana, the Rep and former executive of UP who had crossed over to the ANC, have reportedly met to patch up their political differences, reports filtering our news desk indicated. 221 more words

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Rules of Order, Jimmy Stewart and the Supermajority, Constitution Article 1 §5.2

It’s not exactly great literature, but like a lot of literature, the Constitution is a simple text people are still arguing about centuries after publication. Unlike most literature, the outcomes from those arguments affect our lives every day, even if we aren’t aware of them. 718 more words


​Update on Senate Consideration of its FY 2018 Budget Resolution

As I reported to you earlier, the U.S. Senate will debate and vote on its Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget resolution (S. Con. Res. 25) later this week. 286 more words


An Introduction to the Opioid Epedimic

Vox has published a lengthy, informative breakdown of America’s battle with opioids.

Though it does it take an advocacy position calling for reform in how people obtain medication, this is a thorough breakdown of America’s opioid problem. 131 more words


Pre-Legislative Summit Info

Maryland Pre-Legislative Session Summit

This Fall there are plans for an all day Maryland Pre-Legislative Summit. The overall goal would be to educate, inform, prepare, and connect everyone so we can be ready for the upcoming Maryland Legislative Session. 441 more words