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Proposal to Legalize Marijuana in Pennsylvania

Proposal to Legalize Marijuana in Pennsylvania

Current law states it is illegal to be in possession of marijuana in Pennsylvania. However, there is currently a bill that would legalize marijuana in the state legislature. This bill has been proposed by state senator Daylin Leach, and it has some supporters in the senate. Leach argues that the […]

 
Senate Democrats seek No Child Left Behind replacement

Senate Democrats seek No Child Left Behind replacement

Senate Democrats opened hearings this month to scrap significant portions of the 2001 No Child Left Behind legislation. Led by Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, senators began re-working the legislation that distributed education funding according to academic accountability guidelines. For example, if students didn’t perform at proper grade level standards for math […]

 
Obama’s Executive-Ordered Gun Control

Obama’s Executive-Ordered Gun Control

During the beginning of his second term, President Obama waded into the gun control debate with a speech and 23 Executive Orders aimed at reducing gun violence. The orders set off alarms for Americans who believe in the Second Amendment and in the Checks and Balances system of government our […]

 
New Senate Immigration Reform

New Senate Immigration Reform

A bi-partisan Senate committee has put forth an immigration reform proposal this week, calling for a “permanent” fix to the problem according to Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fl). Other members of the committee include Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz), Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and Sen. Dick Durbin (D-NY). Pundits say McCain and […]

 
Pennyslvania’s Gambling Addiction

Pennyslvania’s Gambling Addiction

Pennsylvania has upped the ante in the gambling industry. State officials say gambling provides new jobs and new revenue while also providing a new and fun entertainment industry for the state. According to the Pennsylvania Gambling Control Board, over 16,000 new jobs have been created by the industry while $6 […]