Politician and member of U.S. House of Representatives was born Nancy D'Alesandro on March 26, 1940, in Baltimore, Maryland. Nancy Pelosi carries on the family tradition of being involved in politics. Her father served in Congress and was the mayor of Baltimore for 12 years. And her brother Thomas later served as mayor of Baltimore as well . She began as a volunteer and gradually moved up the ranks, making the leap to public office in a special election for California's eighth district in 1987.
After her year as the House Whip she accomplished another great honor of being the House Minority Leader from 2003 to 2007. While this is all impressive she finally arrived at the pinnacle of her career when she became the Speaker of the House for the 110th and 111th Congresses. After the Republican gained control of the House, she move back to the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives. During her time in the House she served on numerous committees. These were Banking & Financial Services Committee, committee on Standards of the Office Conduct (Ethics), Congressional Working Group on China, Executive Committee of the Democratic Study Group, AIDS Task Force of the Democratic caucus(co-chair), the Appropriations Committee and the Intelligence.
Last night, Thurgood Marshall junior Brianna Green attended a banquet in Columbus as one of 28 honorees, 15 of them high school students, in this year’s Ohio Statewide Laws for Life Essay Contest. The competition is sponsored by the Better Business Bureau and coordinated by Ohio Partners in Character Education. Green was the only finalist from Montgomery County. “The essay contest was at the end of last school year,” said Patricia Day, her sophomore year English teacher. “I read the essays over the summer and submitted hers.” Day, a past supervisor of social studies for DPS, had another student winner in the competition, which began in 2001.
Andra the program Rush which involves itself with organizations that work to improve the position of minorities. (Hughes, 2012) The Pipeline applied to Andra because she used her experience as a nurse to remember that time is better spent out with your employees and not in an office. She started the educational program “The Readers Edge” so that her employees could improve their skills. (Hughes, 2012) Andra has become a leader not just to her heritage but to the community by being on the board of directors for the Michigan Minority Business Development Council. (Hughes,
Because of his knowledge on how to lead the citizens, and overcome such a major drug problem, the citizens of Kenosha County first elected him to office in November 2002, 2006 and 2010. Sheriff Beth is in command of over 310 employees and has an annual budget of 36 million dollars. Kenosha Sheriff Department is a multi task department. When most people think of the Sheriff they think of traffic, tickets and the County Jail. Both those things the department handles along with a variety of other task for Kenosha County.
Ms. Winfrey was the first lady in history to own and produce her own talk show in 1988. (Lussier and Achua, 2010). Oprah’s magazine was launched in 2000. This was just one of the hundreds of great things her accomplished in her life. She had made history and will continue to for years on.
The main area of concerns is the EPA findings and the disaster planning. The EPA superfund find was cleaned by general motors as per order, but there are concerns for long term ramifications. This company continues to operate in Lawrence County and there is some concern regarding new violations. The second area of concern is the disaster planning. Last fall when a state of emergency was declared due to tornado damage, there was a total failure of communication between responding units.
Urban Politics 3/27/2012 The term "political machine" dates back to the 20th century in the United States, where such organizations have existed in some municipalities and states since the 18th century, similar machines have been described in Latin America, where the system has been called political clientelism, which means clientale especially in rural areas, and also in some African states and other emerging democracies, like post communist Eastern European countries. Japan's Liberal Democratic Party is often cited as another political machine, maintaining power in suburban and rural areas through its control of farm bureaus and road construction agencies. In Japan, the word jiban is the word used for political machine. "Political machine" as, "in U.S. politics, is a party organization, headed by a single boss or small autocratic group, that commands enough votes to maintain political and administrative control of a city, county, or state. "William Safire, in his Safire's Political Dictionary, defines "machine politics" as "the election of officials and the passage of legislation through the power of an organization created for political action."
mandatory evacuations in the area of Salisbury Beach Saturday morning. Authorities are going door-to-door asking residents of that area to evacuate. Massachusetts State Police are assisting the National Guard in the evacuations. At least three deaths in the U.S. were blamed on the wind-whipped snowstorm, including that of a New York man killed when the tractor he was using to plow his driveway ran off the edge of the road. At least three more deaths in Canada were reported.