Jan 24, 2023
I’m just a bill, on Capitol Hill… do you remember that song, from Schoolhouse Rock? If that jogs your memory, this is the episode for you. If you’re too young to remember that song, this episode is for you. If you hate that song, this episode is for you.
Why? Because this episode is about civics - in other words, how our government functions. We’re at a pretty critical time in our country’s history. With all of what’s been in the news, through the disastrous Speaker of the House election in the House of Representatives, and in the discussions we’ve had, and will have, about Supreme Court decisions, and how where we are right now in 2023 is basically setting the stage for the crucial Presidential election of 2024 - this is a topic that we probably all should know a lot more about. Because right now, we don’t.
What to listen for:
Resources to read for more information:
Find your senators: https://www.senate.gov/senators/senators-contact.htm
Find your representatives: https://www.house.gov/representatives/find-your-representative
More specifics on the data we quoted in the episode: