The arguments for term limits in Congress include: putting a limit on time in office means less time to develop financial ties to lobbyists and special interest groups, and congressmen are more likely to fight for consti... More »

The term limits for governors in the 36 states that have them vary. The most common type of term limit in these states is two consecutive terms. More »

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The benefits of short term disability usually last anywhere from 10 to 26 weeks, according to About.com. Someone on short term disability normally receives between 50 percent and 70 percent of his regular weekly salary. More »

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The iron triangle is the relationship between Congress, federal agencies and lobbying groups, according to Auburn University’s Paul Johnson, Ph.D. Special interest groups donate money to Congressional leaders to legislat... More »

According to the Utah State Legislature, ideas for new laws come from citizens, "government agencies, special interest groups, lobbyists, the Governor" and from members of the legislature. According to the U.S. Treasury,... More »

The term “clean CR” refers to a continuing resolution bill, a type of appropriations legislation passed by Congress, without attached conditions. Continuing resolutions generally maintain the level of government funding ... More »

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Article 1, Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution dictates the number of congressmen for a state. As of 2015, there are 100 U.S. senators and 435 House representatives. More »