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One year of EVEL: Evaluating ‘English Votes for English Laws’ in the House of Commons

By Daniel Gover and Michael Kenny

It is now just over a year since the House of Commons adopted a new set of procedural rules known as ‘English Votes for English Laws’ (or EVEL). 1,533 more words


The First Amendment is Not the Last Word at Public Meetings

Managing public comments at city council meetings isn’t easy. Review this framework to be prepared for disruptions.

This is a guest post by Ann G. Macfarlane. 1,030 more words


October Club Meeting

We had another well attended 4-H Club meeting.  Thank you to all of the 4-H club members and parents that came and supported our club.  It is always so encouraging to see so many smiling faces who are excited about what 4-H has in store for their future. 299 more words

Club Current Events

Getting to Know Robert's Rules

“Point of Order.” “Question.” “Objection.” “Consent.” These are things most Chapter Members will hear at least once during every Chapter meeting. Robert’s Rules has been guiding Phi Sigma Pi’s meetings for many years and has been around even longer than that. 407 more words

Phi Sigma Pi

My FFA Story

A couple of months ago, an article was making the rounds on social media slamming the National FFA Organization and its members. In response to that article, thousands of FFA members and even the organization itself took to social media to defend the FFA and share how FFA has impacted them. 543 more words


The Master of Parliamentary Procedure

The United States Congress was not above adopting its own rules that would silence abolitionist views. While mass mailings to southerners became a regular occurrence for abolitionists, creating significant tension between proslavery and anti-slavery factions, those had occurred outside the purview of government. 416 more words

Early Republic

Am I a published author?

Advice needed: Am I a published author?

It’s been a particularly exciting week for my inner geek this week, with the arrival this week of an ‘author’s copy’ of  338 more words

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