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GPO Access is a service of the U.S. Government Printing Office that provides free electronic access to a wealth of important information products produced by the Federal Government.
Gateway to the U.S. government for students.
STATE AND LOCAL
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Home Page.
Montgomery County Government Home Page.
Bucks County Government Home Page.
Chester County Government Home Page.
"Book of States. This is your source for state, commonwealth, and territory comparative data. Statistical tables can be downloaded as PDFs or as a spreadsheet, allowing users to customize data. Can elected officials serve consecutive terms? Which states legalized capital punishment? How much are states spending on education? How do voter registration practices compare? There are also fun facts such as each state’s official bird, flower, and motto."
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U.S. Census Bureau publishes USA QuickFacts, frequently requested Census Bureau information at the national, state and county level. This link is for Pennsylvania.
Each educational institution in the United States that receives federal funding must observe Constitution Day and Citizenship Day each year on September 17 (or the week before or after when the September 17 falls on a weekend).
The following are links to some resources that may be useful to you as you plan your Constitution Day and Citizenship Day. Please check the ADP Blog for descriptions of what AASCU's American Democracy Project campuses have done to honor this day.
Short interactive quizzes:
Project Vote Smart: Project Vote Smart is a national library of factual information on over 13,000 elected offices and candidates for public office - President, Governors, Congress and State Legislatures. We cover them in five basic areas: backgrounds, issue positions, voting records, campaign finances and the performance evaluations made on them by over 100 conservative to liberal special interests. Register to vote online.
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"Created and maintained by the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS), Can I Vote helps people find information about U.S. elections in all 50 states, such as registration deadlines and guidelines regarding absentee voting. Visitors can easily find their designated polling locations and advice on what to bring with them when they vote."
The nonpartisan, nonprofit National Institute on Money in State Politics promotes an accountable democracy by compiling comprehensive campaign-donor, lobbyist, and other information from government disclosure agencies nationwide and making it freely available.
"Nonpartisan, independent and nonprofit, the Center for Responsive Politics is the nation's premier research group tracking money in U.S. politics and its effect on elections and public policy. Our vision is for Americans, empowered by access to clear and unbiased information about money’s role in politics and policy, to use that knowledge to strengthen our democracy. Our mission is to produce and disseminate peerless data and analysis on money in politics to inform and engage Americans, champion transparency, and expose disproportionate or undue influence on public policy."
"The Political TV Ad Archive collects political ads in the 2016 election. In addition to tracking airings across key primary states, the collection includes ads that may air elsewhere or exclusively on social media."
"Politwoops displays tweets that have been published and since deleted by local and national U.S. politicians and presidential candidates. A product of the nonpartisan Sunlight Foundation, Politwoops follows members of the House and Senate from both political parties."
"U.S. Election Assistance Commission. With helpful products for voters such as election calendars and voter registration forms, the Election Assistance Commission also features access to surveys and studies about U.S. elections along with the National Voter Registration Act. The U.S. Census Bureau (census.gov) compiled a related report: The Diversifying Electorate—Voting Rates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2012, available on the Census website."
"The Office of the Federal Register informs citizens of their rights and obligations, documents the actions of Federal agencies, and provides a forum for public participation in the democratic process. Our publications provide access to a wide range of Federal benefits and opportunities for funding and contain comprehensive information about the various activities of the United States Government. In addition, we administer the Electoral College for Presidential elections and the Constitutional amendment process."
Launched in 2004, GovTrack helps everyone learn about and track the activities of the United States Congress. This is a project of Civic Impulse, LLC. GovTrack.us is not a government website.
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The Summer Term 2020 classes begin
June 22nd, 2020
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If you wish to take one of the certification tests, you must notify Donna Romano three weeks before the payment deadline.
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Our massage students went on a field trip last week to an Aura Imaging Photography studio.
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April 19, 2017, 6:00 p.m.
Lansdale School of Business
400 Franklin Avenue, Franklin Commons
Phoenixville, PA 19460