On February 11, 2014, The Connecticut House of Representatives Education Committee introduced HB 5078, “An Act Imposing a Moratorium on the Implementation of the Common Core State Standards.” On March 12, a public hearing on the issue packed a House committee chamber.Details
A bill that would effectively cripple implementation of Obamacare in Missouri recently passed out of committee.Details
Rep. Kurt Bahr has introduced a bill that would halt the implementation of Common Core Standards in Missouri by adding new and modified provisions to existing education laws.Details
Duplicate bills to nullify the federal prohibition on marijuana were introduced in the Hawaii legislature earlier this month.
The legislation would “decriminalize and regulate small amounts of marijuana for personal use; establish a licensing scheme for the cultivation, sale, and use of small amounts of marijuana for personal use; tax marijuana sales in the same manner as state excise taxes; and subject income derived from marijuana sales to income taxes.”Details
The legislation refers to the fact that sales of industrial hemp products in the United States have grown since 1990 to more than $500,000,000 annually in 2012 and refers specifically to the benefit to the California farmers and local job market in general.Details