Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day

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Are you registered to vote? Every year millions of Americans don’t vote, either because the registration deadline passed them by, or because they don’t know how to register. September 26, 2017 has been designated National Voter Registration Day and set aside to promote awareness of voter registration opportunities and to encourage eligible Americans to exercise this precious… Read more »

Enrich Your Summertime Reading with These Suggestions from the NEH

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If you or your children are looking for reading material to keep you entertained and informed during the summer months while school is out, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has some excellent suggestions. In 1988 the NEH requested supplemental reading lists from public and private schools in every state, then selected sixty of… Read more »

Setting Free the Documents

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One of the most interesting government information sites originates neither from a government agency nor from a depository library. Free Government Information (FGI) is a private, non-governmental project for encouraging interaction and consensus building among libraries, government agencies, non-profits, researchers, journalists, and others who have an interest in promoting and preserving free and permanent access… Read more »

Super Tuesday is Almost Here

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Are you concerned about the economy, climate change, energy sources, gun control, violence involving the police, health care, privacy, data security, education, immigration, foreign policy, racism, religious freedom? In the coming months you will have an opportunity to make your voice heard by questioning, supporting, and electing the government officials who will be making decisions… Read more »

Take Advantage of National Voter Registration Day and Exercise Your Right to Vote

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Today is National Voter Registration Day. If you are not yet registered to vote, take this special opportunity to prepare so that you will be eligible to participate in the next election. Two Denton County deputized voter registrars, Robbie Sittel and Julie Leuzinger, will be registering new Denton County voters, helping with changes of address, providing… Read more »

Don’t Leave Uncle Sam Holding the Bag — of Your Money!

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Did you ever leave a job and forget to pick up your last paycheck? Maybe you never collected your security deposit after moving from an apartment, or perhaps you have a rebate coming for a computer you purchased decades ago, or a refund for an overcharge on a long-forgotten electric bill. Billions of dollars are… Read more »