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2014-04-17 23:11:14

Syndicated columnist George Will analyzes the Balanced Budget Amendment, first passed by the Georgia General Assembly, The Amendment originated in the Georgia House of Representatives as HB794, sponsored by Rep. Paulette Rakestraw Braddock. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Nationally syndicated George Will’s recent column (published in the Washington Post and more than 400 other newspapers) illuminated the growing interest in the Compact for a Balanced Budget Amendment. Georgia...

2014-03-22 23:04:35

The bill, which originated in the Georgia House as HB794 under Rep Rakestraw Braddock's sponsorship, positions the Peach State be the first to pass the Compact for a Balanced Budget. It now awaits Governor Nathan Deal's signature. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 22, 2014 State Rep. Paulette Rakestraw Braddock announced that on Wednesday, March 19, the Georgia Senate passed by a vote of 30-25 the Compact for a Balanced Budget Amendment. “I am thrilled to see Georgia take the lead to...

2014-03-21 12:21:09

- Majority of grants highlight African-American history and heritage programs in Virginia ORANGE, Va., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the lifelong home of President James Madison, where as many as 300 enslaved African-Americans once lived and worked, Dominion announced grants totaling more than $500,000 to support diversity initiatives in 2014. The majority of those funds will help highlight African-American history and heritage programs across Virginia. "The work about to be done at...

2014-02-28 23:31:55

The Georgia House passed House Bill 494, a historic measure to amend the U.S. Constitution with a balanced budget requirement. The Compact is an important step towards reigning in the nation's $17.4 trillion federal debt. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 State Representative Paulette Rakestraw Braddock (R-HD19)) announced the passage of House Bill 794 on Friday, February 21. Sponsored by Rep. Rakestraw Braddock, HB 794 proposes to amend the United States Constitution by adding a...

2014-02-26 04:21:17

Two-thirds believe freedom of speech extends to protection from loss of livelihood NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Bill of Rights was a revolutionary concept at the time of its inception: a set of limits on the actions the new government could take in regard to the personal liberties of its citizens, and a collection of rights Thomas Jefferson saw as "what the people are entitled to against every government, and what no just government should refuse, or rest on...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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