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A Bill to Eliminate Right to Work Requirements

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A Bill to Eliminate Right to Work Requirements

This legislation prohibits states from enacting right to work legislation. Right to work laws are designed to allows workers to be employed in a particular company without being required to join the union but receive the protection the union provided Most states subsequently modified these laws to require workers to only pay the portion of the membership fee that provided typical protections to the union, but not to pay any portions

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A Resolution to Allow Felons to vote

Background This bill allows felons to vote after their sentence has been completed and does not allow felons who have been convicted of a sexual felony to vote. In 2016, an estimated 6.1 million people nationwide could not vote because of felony disenfranchisement, according to research from The Sentencing Project. ( Vocabulary Felon. In criminal law, a felony is a category of crimes that are often classified as the most serious types of offenses,

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A Bill to Increase Aid to Colombia, Guyana, Brazil to help with the refugee crisis

This bill provides foreign aid to help these countries deal with the refugee crisis in their countries, largely triggered by the collapse of Venezuela and the resulting refugee crisis. This refugee crisis is quite large. According to Povash Bover, in February 2019 Venezuela has already seen some 3 million of its citizens flee amid the extreme political and economic turbulence of recent years. Four out of every 10 people still in Venezuela want to

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A Bill to Provide a Grant for Alzheimer’s Research

Background According the Alzheimer’s Association — Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks. Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other cognitive abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life. Alzheimer’s disease accounts for 60 percent to 80

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A Bill to Amend the Health Care Act to Prohibit Setting Insurance Prices Based on Data Provide by Brokers

Background This bill restricts the ability of health care companies to set prices based on data they purchase from brokers. Pro Arguments The data may be inaccurate. The data only represents general predictive trends do not apply to all individuals. Health care. Data could be used to deny individuals health care that they desperately need. Inequality. Poor individuals may be more likely to have health problems. Since income often correlates

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A Bill to Repeal the 22nd Amendment

This bill calls for repealing the 22nd amendment in order to let Presidents serve more than two teams, something that has been suggested by Donald Trump.  Since this limit is now established in an amendment, such a change would require amending the constitution. There were not, however, always Presidential term limits. For Over 150 Years, U.S. Presidents Had No Term Limits (2018) The extraordinary circumstances of the Great Depression and World War IIhelp

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A Bill to Repeal the Postal Service Reorganization Bill to Abolish the Postal Service

Introduction >This bill calls for the privatization of the postal service. Arguments Pro Financial crisis.  The postal service is facing a financial crisis and a solution needs to be found. Poor management. The postal service is poorly managed and governed by Congress. Solutions. Privatization allows the service to cut costs and innovate. Con National unity/history. The postal service has a strong history and unifies the US. Quality work. The postal service

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A Bill to Repeal Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act

Related Bibliography: US-China trade conflict  Pro Stops trade conflicts. Reduces executive abuse of power. Con Reduces executive authority of trade that is critical to global free trade Trump’s use of trade power protects American jobs, especially in manufacturing Reduces unemployment Protects the steel industry Section 232 Investopedia But over the past century, Congress has shifted many of the powers to raise and lower tariffs to the executive branch (a concentration of power

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A Bill to Legalize Online Poker

This bill makes it legal to play poker online. Arguments Pro Economics. Online gambling, including poker, has the potential to generate billions of dollars in revenue. Con Addiction. Online gambling may make people addicted, leading to individually destructive behaviors. Regulation.  Online activity is difficult to regulate, and it is important to regulating gaming. General Big Things Are Happening for US Poker Legislation in 2019 (2019). This article describes laws in

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A Bill to Implement the Green New Deal

Related; 2019 articles that answer climate change General The Green New Deal, explained (2018). As we will see, the exact details of the GND remain to be worked out, but the broad thrust is fairly simple. It refers, in the loosest sense, to a massive program of investments in clean-energy jobs and infrastructure, meant to transform not just the energy sector, but the entire economy. It is meant both to