Below are some that are coming up! The League of Women Voters (nonpartisan, not-for-profit) is hosting SIX Candidate Forums and co-hosting a 7th this spring. This is a wonderful opportunity for students to learn about and participate in the political process. Students can help in all areas and can be mentored by a League member, and they DO NOT need to … Continue reading Looking for Community Service Opportunities?
For Immediate ReleaseFriday, January 18, 2019 Contact: Steven Kirsch(202) 225-4835 Schneider Meets with Local Federal Employees Affected by Shutdown Heard from Tenth District residents who are working without pay or furloughed due to the lapse in government funding WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brad Schneider met with local federal workers negatively affected by the government … Continue reading Schneider Meets with Local Federal Employees Affected by Shutdown
By Raja Krishnamoorthi It’s no secret that Americans pay more for prescription drugs than people in most other developed nations. According to a CNN report, the prices Americans pay on average are two to six times higher than the rest of the world. For example, a common acid-reflux drug costs $215 in the United States … Continue reading Commentary: We can’t afford to let the new NAFTA drive up drug prices
Whose House? Our House Day of Action Indivisible: The Action Network is the progressives’ grassroots response to The Tea Party movement. It’s “a mission-driven nonprofit organization dedicated to building online power for the progressive movement.” Indivisible groups are gaining traction throughout the country and recently organized a Whose House? Our House! Day of Action on … Continue reading The First 100 Days of Congress
What rules do Elk Grove High School students propose for our elected officials? Heidi Graham, President of our League of Women Voters local chapter, asked students what decorum they expect from politicians. Below are our students' rules for politics: No interrupting Be open-minded Respect other opinions Argue using facts Free media No name … Continue reading Rules for Politics!