Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Presidential Actions

If you'd like to keep track of Executive Orders and other actions taken by our new President, here's where you'll see them first:


This page also provides links to Presidential speeches, statements, and press briefings. Check this site daily and you'll be well prepared for your next political debate.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

As the nation pauses today to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., you might want to start planning a visit to his Memorial in Washington, DC. This is the official website for his Memorial:


Even if you don't plan to visit, you can find lots of good information on the site including a selection of Dr. King's most famous quotations. This is one that many will keep in mind today as they participate in volunteer work to recognize the holiday, "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly."

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Office of Congressional Ethics

You may have heard that changes to the Office of Congressional Ethics were recently proposed and then abandoned by the House. However, you may not know much about what that office does. Here is its Citizens' Guide with a basic overview of its functions:

This is just one of many watchdog agencies trying to make sure that Uncle Sam is behaving himself.