Blog

Hello, my name is Lucy Conrad and I've been interested in government and politics for as long as I can remember. When I lived at home as a child, my dad always read newspapers and watched news shows on television because he wanted to keep up with everything that had to do with the government. As I got older, I also became interested and my dad and I would frequently have in depth conversations about these topics. Now that I live on my own, I still keep up with politics, the government and issues that have an impact on citizens. In my blog, you'll learn about current topics of interest and you'll also find out interesting information about historical moments that have occurred in government and politics.

The Ins And Outs Of The Carbon Tax

24 June 2019
 Categories: Government & Politics, Blog

When you work in a commercial or industrial business, it's important to stay on top of your tax bill. Right now, one of the most useful ways to minimize your tax bill is by keeping your workplace clean and green friendly. It pays to get a LEED certification and take other measures to reduce your carbon emissions, because your workplace will be cleaner and less damaging to the environment. This makes your company a better place to work and helps you take responsibility for your workplace's waste. Read More …

4 Ways To Promote Yourself In The Community When Running For Local Government Office

15 February 2019
 Categories: Government & Politics, Blog

If you're running for local government office, you probably want to promote yourself in the community so that more people will know about you and what you support. After all, this is what is going to help you get more votes. If you are at a loss as to how to promote yourself in the community, consider these key tips. 1. Attend as Many Local Events as Possible First of all, if you don't get out to mix and mingle with the people in your community, then you aren't going to be able to meet and spend time with the people who you will hopefully represent in the future. Read More …

Broke And Sitting On A Poison Well: Who Can Help?

1 August 2017
 Categories: Government & Politics, Blog

Sometimes, chemical companies either unwittingly or knowingly poison the ground water supply, the same water that feeds into your well. When you also live below federal poverty guidelines and that well is your only source of "fresh" water, you are dealing with a ticking time bomb you cannot afford to fix. There are personal interest groups and legal groups that can help. Water Well Testing at a Reduced Cost The first organization you should seek out is one that offers free or reduced well water help. Read More …

3 Ways You Can Be Informed In Politics

19 July 2017
 Categories: Government & Politics, Blog

If you've been having a difficult time trying to figure out which news outlet is the most trustworthy, you are not alone. One problem that many people have with news stories today is that many in the media tend to put their own spin on things and then present the information more as opinion pieces rather than as statements of facts. And while listening to other people's various opinions on issues can give you more insight, how can you know if you've been presented with all of the facts or not and are, therefore, truly informed? Read More …