Entries by Gloria Story Dittus

States Driving Legislative Change on Today’s Most Critical Issues

It’s no surprise to hear that the divides in our country are at an all-time high. A new Gallup poll released earlier this month found that party preferences among Americans are strongly divided. The poll found that 45% of U.S. adults identify as Republican or Republican-leaning independents, and 44% identify as Democrats or Democratic-leaning independents, which is […]

Twitter’s Uncertain Future and its Impact on Businesses and Policymakers

With Elon Musk now at the helm of Washington’s most popular social media platform, the overall integrity of Twitter is being questioned. Concern that changes to content moderation policies will lead to a rise in hate speech and misinformation are a growing issue for corporations and government officials who are unsure if hate speech or […]

How CBC Week Helps Build a Stronger America

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference (CBCF) kicks off in Washington this week. The five-day event brings together many of the nation’s leading elected officials, industry leaders, subject matter experts, students and concerned citizens to advance CBCF’s goal of building a world in which all communities have an equal voice in public policy […]

The Uncertainty Caused by the Supreme Court’s EPA Ruling on American Businesses

Through their rulings, the conservative-leaning Supreme Court indicates how the court views the relationship between the three branches of government. It also reveals where they believe the decision should lie on establishing new precedent – examining what should be a state versus federal issue and what should be a congressional versus constitutional issue.