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Author: Barbara D. Bovjberg
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: impediments, challenges, remain, potential, places, disabilities, polling, voters
Number of Pages: 47
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437917895
ISBN-13: 9781437917895

Fed. law generally requires polling places to be accessible to all eligible voters, incl. those with disabilities. In response, states and localities have implemented provisions and practices addressing the accessibility of polling places. However, during the 2000 fed. election, only 16% of polling places had no potential impediments to access for people with disabilities. Fed. law required polling places to have at least one voting system accessible for people with disabilities. This report determined: (1) the proportion of polling places that have features that might facilitate or impede acc

Author: Barbara D. Bovbjerg
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: could, further, improve, accessibility, places, polling, disabilities, additional, monitoring, voters
Number of Pages: 78
Published: 2010-03
ISBN-10: 1437924808
ISBN-13: 9781437924800

Fed. law requires polling places to be accessible to all eligible voters for fed. elections, incl. voters with disabilities. However, during the 2000 fed. election, only 16% of polling places had no potential impediments to access for people with disabilities. To address these issues, Congress enacted the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA), which required each polling place to have an accessible voting system. This report examined: (1) the proportion of polling places during the 2008 federal election with features that might facilitate or impede access for voters with disabilities compared t

Author: Karen Tate
Publisher: CCC Publishing
Keywords: destinations, goddess, places, sacred
Number of Pages: 428
Published: 2006-01-01
ISBN-10: 1888729112
ISBN-13: 9781888729115

This fascinating travel perspective is sure to become an invaluable resource in every library and on every coffee table and bookshelf as the past is uncovered through the lens of sacred travel. Including both academic and popular religious perspectives, this comprehensive world guide will be of interest to both experts as well as the spiritual novice. Author Karen Tate deftly combines current trends, academic theories, and historical insights, some of which may surprise even the most well read or jaded traveler. This volume of sacred sites brings both lesser-known and famous locales into persp

Author: Troy E. Hall
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: values, pacific, northwest, region, place, mapping, approaches, forest, planning, inventorying, new
Number of Pages: 42
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 143792963X
ISBN-13: 9781437929638

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. Chronicles a large-scale effort to map place values across the Pacific Northwest Region (Washington and Oregon) of the U.S. Forest Service. 485 socio-culturally meaningful places were identified. Staff also generated corresponding descriptions of the places¿ unique social and biophysical elements ¿ in other words, ¿niche¿ qualities and ¿niche¿ statements that reflected people¿s values. These places and their niches were then mapped using geographic info. systems technology. Niche info. was supplemented with additional exis

Author: Barbara D. Bovbjerg
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: implementation, policy, remain, congressional, testimony, gaps, elections, voters, improvements, voting, accessibility, elderly
Number of Pages: 30
Published: 2008-05
ISBN-10: 1437900291
ISBN-13: 9781437900293

Federal law requires polling places for federal elections to be accessible to older voters & voters with physical disabilities. Following reports of problems encountered in the close 2000 presidential election with respect to voter registration lists, absentee ballots, ballot counting, & antiquated voting systems, the Help Amer. Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA) was enacted. Among HAVA includes requirements for the accessibility of voting systems. This testimony focuses on: (1) a variety of factors that affect the ability of older voters to travel to polling places, cast their votes in the voting room,

Author: Bobbye Stivers Maggard
Publisher: B&B Productions
Keywords: time, everything, changes
Number of Pages: 315
Published: 2010-03-02
ISBN-10: 1450582826
ISBN-13: 9781450582827

Now faintly remembered, there had been a time in Claire Bentson Mandley's life when an occasional dream or nightmare had been her only connection with the past. However, during that period of amnesia she enjoyed many new relationships.As old faces, places and situations dredge up scores of memories (some pleasant and others spine-chilling) new faces, places and situations come tumbling into her life. At what seems to her to be lightening speed she continues to experience the twists and turns, detours and speed bumps that threaten to obstruct her progress. Although her faith occasionally wavers

Author: Kay Weeks
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: sky, sea, land, defenders, american
Number of Pages: 92
Published: 1996-06-01
ISBN-10: 078814653X
ISBN-13: 9780788146534

Takes you to 56 special places in our nation's history, the majority of which are National Historic Landmarks. Beginning with the first shots of the American Revolution, you follow the American Defenders into the War of 1812, the Struggle for Western Territory, the Civil War, Spanish-American War, two World Wars, & into the Cold War years up to the late 1950s. You'll visit forts & battle sites; climb aboard old ships & a modern submarine; experience the excitement of early aviation; hear the roar of pioneering space vehicles; & note the special places where peace treaties were signed. For chil
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