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27
Jun

Legislative Update: Immigration Reform Bill Passes the Senate

By Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker The US Senate passed the Immigration Reform bill (S. 744) by a vote of 68-32.  …

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26
Jun

SCOTUS: Same-Sex Marriage Decisions Handed Down

Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker Today the United States Supreme Court handed down decisions on two same-sex marriage  cases. In United …

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03
Jun

NJ Senator Frank Lautenberg Dies at 89

By Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker Democratic legend Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) died today at the age of 89.  According to a …

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02
May

4 Pieces of Legislation That Every Social Worker Should Know

By Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker Below is a list and brief description of 4 Pieces of Legislation that Every Social Worker Should Know. …

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29
Jan

Immigration Reform: Will 2013 Be the Year Comprehensive Immigration Reform Becomes a Reality?

By Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker Last night Social Work Chats had a wonderful and timely discussion on immigration reform and …

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18
Jan

6 Facts About Inauguration Day

By Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker The fifty-seventh presidential Inauguration Day is upon us. Officially Inauguration Day is January 20th, but …

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03
Jan

Congress Allows The Violence Against Women Act To Expire

by Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker For the first time in eighteen years the Violence Against Women Act was allowed to …

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22
Dec

Political Social Workers: Committee Appointments

by Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker Political social workers: Senator Barbara Mikulski and Representative Kyrsten Sinema have received appointments to key …

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15
Dec

Make Your Voice Heard

Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker It is Time For A Seriouse Discussion on Gun Control It has been a very difficult …

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10
Dec

Update: SCOTUS Will Hear Same-Sex Marriage Cases

by Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker On Friday the Supreme Court of The United States announced that it will hear two …

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