Warren 2020?

Warren 2020?

Posted by on Jan 10, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site discusses Senator Elizabeth Warren’s early entry into the upcoming presidential election contest. With the 2018 midterm elections just two months behind us, it may seem early to start thinking ahead to the 2020 presidential election. But that’s not the case for Democrats, who have barely […]

Veterans Battle for Care

Veterans Battle for Care

Posted by on Jan 2, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site update you on a problem veterans are facing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Most Americans agree that those who fight for our country deserve respect and support upon their return. In fact, the VA–or the United States Department of Veteran Affairs— exists for this […]

A New Threat to “Obamacare”

A New Threat to “Obamacare”

Posted by on Dec 24, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site explains a recent legal challenge to the Obama era Affordable Care Act health care legislation. By now, you’ve probably heard a lot about the Affordable Care Act–also known as the ACA, or “Obamacare.” It’s one of the most hotly-contested issues the country faces today, as […]

Michael Cohen Sentenced

Michael Cohen Sentenced

Posted by on Dec 19, 2018 in Current Events, Government | No Comments

Back in August, Election Central brought you the story of the arrest of Michael D. Cohen, Donald Trump’s former personal attorney. At that time, Cohen pleaded guilty to violating campaign finance law, several counts of tax evasion, and one count of bank fraud. On December 12, he was sentenced to three years in prison. Here, […]

The President vs the Sage-Grouse

The President vs the Sage-Grouse

Posted by on Dec 18, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site examines the impact of some Trump Administration environmental goals on western animal fauna. On December 6, the Department of the Interior announced a proposal to open up millions of acres in the Western United States for mining, drilling, and other resource extraction. This should come […]

Goodbye President Bush

Goodbye President Bush

Posted by on Dec 11, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site remembers the nation’s 41st president, George H.W. Bush. His state funeral was observed in the nation’s capital last week. President George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st president of the United States, died on November 30, 2018 at the age of 94. He was the longest-lived president […]

Time to Sign Up!

Time to Sign Up!

Posted by on Dec 5, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site gives you an update on the signup period for federal health care. Does someone in your family need to take advantage of the Affordable Care Act? If someone in your family was faced with a sudden medical problem, do you know how you would pay for […]

ERA . . . yes?

ERA . . . yes?

Posted by on Nov 28, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site discusses the possibility of finalizing a Constitutional amendment that is generations in the making. Women and men have equal rights under the Constitution, right? Wrong. In fact, the proposed constitutional amendment which would guarantee equal rights to women–the aptly-named Equal Rights Amendment–has been stalled in […]

Amazon’s HQ2 Announced

Amazon’s HQ2 Announced

Posted by on Nov 26, 2018 in Current Events, Economics | No Comments

The coming holiday season means, among other things, Amazon boxes on doorsteps and Amazon trucks on the highway. For many of us, it can be hard to remember a time before the online shopping giant. Ever since Amazon announced that they would be building a second U.S. headquarters–known as HQ2–cities large and small have been […]

Midterm Election Update

Midterm Election Update

Posted by on Nov 23, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site provides an update on the close midterm election races that were not resolved after the events of Election Day on November 6. Imagine that you’re running for political office. It’s a close race, and as the numbers roll in on Election Night, you’re not sure […]