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The Legislative Branch

Posts related to the Congress and the Legislative Branch in general.

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The Legislative Branch

The Capitol Building

When was the last time you visited your state capitol building? You know – the building  in the state capital where the State Legislature meets. The Governor’s Mansion is probably nearby. Have you visited that too, if your state allows? If you have kids, have you taken them to visit and to watch our government […]

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The Legislative Branch

The Speaker of the House

The highest ranking member of the House of Representatives is the Speaker of the House. The Congress specifies that the House “shall choose their Speaker and other Officers.” It does not specify that they must be a member of the House of Representatives, but every one so far has been. The simple fact is this: […]

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