Brexit Update: Should Britain Stay or Should It Go?

Brexit Update: Should Britain Stay or Should It Go?

Posted by on Mar 20, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web provides you with an update on the looming problem of the Brexit deadline at the end of this month. Almost three years ago, in a move that shocked the world, the British people voted to break from the rest of the European Union (EU). Nicknamed “Brexit,” […]

A New Battle in Church vs State

A New Battle in Church vs State

Posted by on Mar 15, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site updates you on a new Supreme Court case focused on the continuing question of freedom of religion and the Constitutional separation of church and state. You probably know that the First Amendment to the Constitution requires the separation of church and state. But what exactly […]

A New Election for North Carolina

A New Election for North Carolina

Posted by on Mar 7, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site updates you on the ongoing delay in the November election results for North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District. Nearly four months after November’s midterm elections, one race is still undecided: North Carolina’s 9thCongressional District. In December, btw brought you the story of this complicated race and the suspected […]

Mental Illness and the Death Penalty

Mental Illness and the Death Penalty

Posted by on Mar 1, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site updates you about the challenges of mentally ill prisoners and the use of the death penalty. Among the most controversial issues in the United States today is the use of the death penalty. And that issue gets even murkier when one considers the role of […]

An Important FIRST STEP

An Important FIRST STEP

Posted by on Feb 19, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site updates you on the Trump administration’s FIRST STEP Act. The United States has the highest rate of incarceration in the world. More than 2.1 million people are currently behind bars, a disproportionate number of them people of color. Moreover, many prisoners face inhuman conditions such […]

The Green New Deal

The Green New Deal

Posted by on Feb 13, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site updates you on the building debate over the Green New Deal legislative proposal. According to a recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, if world emissions continue at their current rate, the Earth will face a 1.5- to 2-degree Celsius warming between the […]

Voters Challenged in Texas

Voters Challenged in Texas

Posted by on Feb 7, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site updates you on the ongoing concerns (or lack thereof) about voters identities in Texas Shortly after he was elected to the presidency in 2016, Donald Trump began complaining publicly about voter fraud. According to him, hundreds of thousands of people had cast ballots illegally and […]

Federal Government: Open for Business!

Federal Government: Open for Business!

Posted by on Jan 31, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site has some good news! The month-long federal government shutdown is over . . . for now. Last Friday, the White House agreed to temporarily reopen the federal government, putting to an end the longest government shutdown in American history. But it may not be too […]

#WomensWave

#WomensWave

Posted by on Jan 26, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site describes the return of protesting, marching women to the nation’s capital city. On Saturday, January 19, over 100,000 women from across the United States flooded Washington, D.C. for the second anniversary of the original Women’s March on Washington. At the same time, sister marches took […]

Trump Addresses the Nation

Trump Addresses the Nation

Posted by on Jan 17, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site discusses President Trump’s continued comments on the ongoing government shutdown. The central focus of the president’s speech was the need for border security. He explained that the federal government had shut down because Democrats have refused to allocate enough money in the budget for adequate […]