EUGENE, Ore. (Mar. 31, 2015) – A Oregon bill that would nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that prevent terminally ill patients from accessing treatments was passed unanimously through a state House committee last week. The vote was 9-0. Introduced on behalf of House Interim Committee on Health Care, House Bill…Details
Florida Senate Committee Votes 5-0 on Bill to Legalize Hemp Farming, Effectively Nullify Federal Ban
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Mar. 31, 2015) – A Florida state Senate committee unanimously approved a bill yesterday that would authorize the farming, production, and sale of industrial hemp in the state, effectively nullifying the federal prohibition on the same.Details
Inside sources tell us that SB1330 – to stop Arizona from helping the feds enforce any new gun control is being HELD in the House Rules committee – and will not get any further consideration.
YOUR CALLS TODAY – SHOULD BE SWARMING THAT COMMITTEE. Call each member and ask them to move SB1330 to the House floor.Details
HELENA, Mont. (Mar. 30, 2015) – A bill that would heavily diminish the effect of federal surplus equipment programs that militarize local police was passed by the Montana Senate today. The vote was 46-1. Introduced by Rep. Nicholas Schwaderer (R-Superior), House Bill 330 (HB330) bans state or local law enforcement agencies from receiving drones that…Details
Today, the Arizona Senate voted 13-16 to kill HB2190 – a bill to withdraw the state from Common Core. It already passed the House and was moving closer to the Governor’s desk.
But establishment Republicans joined with Democrats in the Senate (and behind the scenes) to kill the bill.
NAMING NAMES – Adam Driggs, Jeff Dial, Steve Pierce – are the primary culprits.
JACKSON, Miss. (Mar. 30, 2015) – Today, Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed a bill that nullifies in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that prevent treatments from being used by terminally-ill patients.Details
Alaska Senate Committee Passes Bill to Legalize Industrial Hemp, Nullify the Federal Ban in Practice
JUNEAU, Alaska (Mar. 30, 3015) – An Alaska state Senate committee approved a bill last week that would authorize the farming, production, and sale of industrial hemp in the state, effectively nullifying the federal prohibition on the same.Details
RICHMOND, Va. (Mar. 30, 2015) – Two Virginia bills to permanently restrict the use of drones by state and local law enforcement were signed into law by Gov. McAuliffe last week. These bills not only establish important privacy protections at the state level, they also thwart the federal surveillance state.Details
New Hampshire HB494 would legalize industrial hemp for production. It passed through the state House with an ‘Ought to Pass’ vote on March 11. The bill must now pass through the Senate Judiciary Committee successfully before the full state Senate can consider it. Take the following action steps to help this important bill to success.Details
Massachusetts H.2144 would help stop the federal militarization of local police. The bill must pass successfully through the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security before it can receive a full vote in the state house. Take the following action steps to support this important bill.Details