Puerto Rico Gets a New Governor . . . Again

Puerto Rico Gets a New Governor . . . Again

Posted by on Aug 16, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web updates you about the confusing state of politics in Puerto Rico. In July, btw brought you the story of Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello’s resignation. Since then, the island has endured political upheaval as one person after another was deemed unfit to replace him. Last week, however, a […]

Democratic Debates: Round Two

Democratic Debates: Round Two

Posted by on Aug 6, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web updates you about the second Democratic Party debate. On August 30 and 31, the second round of Democratic Party presidential debates was held in Detroit, Michigan. The same twenty candidates participated this time as in the first round, but the outcome and tone of this round was quite […]

Johnson Replaces May as Britain’s Prime Minister

Johnson Replaces May as Britain’s Prime Minister

Posted by on Aug 5, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web updates you on a change in government across the Atlantic. Here in the U.S., all eyes are currently focused on the upcoming 2020 presidential election. But across the ocean, Great Britain saw a change in political power last week that will undoubtedly have an effect on […]

The Fight for $15

The Fight for $15

Posted by on Jul 29, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web examines the fight in Congress surrounding the federal minimum wage. If you’ve ever had a summer or after-school job, you probably know what it’s like to work for minimum wage. What if you could make more money per hour for the same job? Last Thursday, the […]

Leveling the Playing Field

Leveling the Playing Field

Posted by on Jul 22, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web examines the continuing controversy around the unequal pay given to American athletes. As you no doubt have already heard, earlier this month, the U.S. Women’s National Team won the FIFA Women’s World Cup. This victory was celebrated all over the country, and the athletes received a […]

Big Pharma Held Responsible for Opioid Deaths . . . but Now What?

Big Pharma Held Responsible for Opioid Deaths . . . but Now What?

Posted by on Jul 11, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web details the political fight occurring about how to properly spend the legal payouts related to the opioid crisis. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, so far during the opioid epidemic, roughly 218,000 Americans have been killed by overdoses tied to prescription pain pills. […]

Democratic Debates: Round 1

Democratic Debates: Round 1

Posted by on Jul 4, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web updates you on the first nights of debates for the Democrats running for their party’s presidential nomination. What happens when twenty candidates are all competing to become the next Democratic challenger for president of the United States? In this case, the debate was split into two […]

Supreme Court Rules on Church vs. State Issue

Supreme Court Rules on Church vs. State Issue

Posted by on Jun 28, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web looks at another court ruling on the separation between Church and State. Back in March, Election Central brought you the story of a forty-foot concrete cross that sparked a new debate over the separation of church and state. The case made its all the way to […]

Gender Equality and Public Restrooms

Gender Equality and Public Restrooms

Posted by on Jun 21, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web examines one person’s citizenship effort in Massachusetts. When a male-bodied person walks into a public restroom, he can be reasonably certain that he will find the products he needs, such as toilet paper and paper towels, without having to pay for them. But for female-bodied people, […]

Tiananmen Square: Thirty Years Later

Tiananmen Square: Thirty Years Later

Posted by on Jun 12, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web recalls an important moment in China’s recent history. Here in the United States, we often take the right to protest for granted. But in China in 1989, the government strongly and publicly cracked down on a group of student protestors in Tiananmen Square, with deadly results […]