Thank you for returning to Common Sense Civics and Citizenship. This week we take up some important civics lessons and issues that I hope you will find helpful as you listen to and make sense of the news. I know that I benefit from reflection on simple civics when issues on the national scene seem […]
What’s In That Bill??
Thank you for returning to Common Sense Civics and Citizenship. Just when you thought things couldn’t get any crazier, we break it down. Did you ever want to know what is in a spending bill that Congress wants to pass, especially if it’s a mega long one? I hope today’s entry will be an eye-opener […]
Simple Civics 101-How a Bill Becomes a Law
Simple Civics 101- a weekly review of basic American civics Today we are reviewing the process of how a bill becomes a law. Boring, you say? Maybe. But you and I have to follow the laws that Congress passes. Let’s get some reassurance that there is a process, including review, revision, and debate. That is […]