Gerrymandering was conceptualized during the tenure of Massachusetts governor Elbridge Gerry who, during redistricting negotiations, designed a district that looked strikingly like a salamander. Thus, the Gerry-mander was born. Gerrymandering is Continue reading
Scott Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency, is using his office for personal gain, and Congress is letting it happen…
I would like to start my posts with an issue near to my heart: public schools, specifically the proposed elimination of Pennsylvania’s property tax, the primary source of funding for Continue reading
Hello, readers of the Lewisburg League of Women Voters Blog. I, Nick Jacobson, will be starting a weekly post on this blog centered around varying Continue reading
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