Some people think the most powerful folks on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. are the ones with the impressive titles, fancy offices and a vote in Congress. Not so! The most powerful folks in Washington are actually the Congressional staff members and interns. They’re the ones who decide what information to share and when with the members of Congress. It’s the staff that provides the advice, counsel and information that determines how an elected official will vote.
So, do you consider yourself a Republican or a Democrat? Are you a liberal or a conservative? Maybe somewhere in between? These are emotionally charged questions these days. But there are some issues that transcend politics. Some issues aren’t “red” or “blue” – they’re just black and white.
Verizon donates $250,000 to help launch online chat service
Austin, Texas, Oct. 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH) announced today that visitors to TheHotline.org looking for information or help will now be able to chat live online with advocates thanks to a $250,000 donation from Verizon, through its HopeLine program. The organization also learned that it has the opportunity to receive an additional $250,000 in matching funds through a national wireless phone drive.