While awaiting action on a bill to turn off the water to the NSA data center in Bluffdale, the Utah House wasted no time passing another bill designed to thwart the effects of other actions of the growing surveillance state. The vote was 71-2.Details
Today, the Georgia state house of representatives passed a bill which bans the state from participating in significant portions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). House Bill 707 (HB707), introduced by Rep. Jason Spencer, pushes back against the ACA in five ways. It passed the house in a late-night vote of 115-59.Details
states are beginning to tell farmers to ignore federal prohibitions on hemp, effectively nullifying the federal ban in practice.Details
On Feb. 3, HJR1084 was introduced as an amendment to Oklahoma’s state constitution in response to federal overreach of Obamacare. If passed by the House and Senate, Oklahoma residents would have an opportunity to vote to approve the measure as part of the state constitution. It would ban the state from taking any action to help effectuate any part of the affordable care act, as plan that Judge Andrew Napolitano said would “gut Obamacare.”
No agency of the state, or officer or employee of the state, acting on behalf of the state, may engage in an activity that aids any agency in the enforcement of those provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 and any subsequent federal act that amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 that exceed the authority of the United States Constitution.
On Jan. 8, SB546 was introduced by Sen. John Lamping (R-24) to stop the implementation of significant provisions of Obamacare in the state of Missouri. (learn more about it here) It was promptly referred to the Small Business, Insurance and Industry Committee.Details