SANTE FE, N.M. (Jan. 30, 2017) – A bill introduced in the New Mexico House sets the foundation to nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that deny access to experimental treatments by terminally ill patients.Details
ALBANY, N.Y. (Jan. 30, 2017) – A bill introduced in the New York Assembly would allow customers to opt out of installing “smart meter” technology on their homes and businesses. Passage of this bill would allow New Yorkers to protect their own privacy, and it would take a step toward blocking a federal program in effect.Details
I was recently interviewed by Food Safety News on the subject of FDA regulation of raw milk and state efforts that could undermine the agency’s prohibition scheme.
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BOISE, Idaho (Jan. 30, 2017) – A bill introduced in the Idaho House would create a mechanism to review federal laws and end state cooperation with enforcement of those that violate the original intent of the U.S. Constitution. This process would set the stage to effectively block some federal laws in Idaho.Details
RICHMOND, Va. (Jan. 30, 2017) – A Virginia bill that would remove sales taxes from some purchases of gold and silver unanimously passed the House last week. The legislation would take an important first step toward encouraging its regular use as currency and breaking the Federal Reserve’s monopoly on money.Details
ALBANY, N.Y. (Jan. 30, 2017) – A bill introduced in the New York Assembly would ban the use of “stingrays” to track the location of phones and sweep up electronic communications without a warrant in most situations. The proposed law would not only protect privacy in New York, but would also hinder one aspect of the federal surveillance state.Details