AUGUSTA, Maine (April 6, 2015) – The usual suspects came out in opposition of a Maine bill that would turn off support and resources to the NSA in the Pine Tree State during a committee hearing last week.Details
PHOENIX (Apr. 3, 2015) – The Arizona legislature gave final approval to a bill that would create significant roadblocks for implementation of the Affordable Care Act, leaving the federal program without an enforcement mechanism in the state should it become law. It now moves to Gov. Ducey’s desk for a signature. Introduced State Reps. Justin Olson…Details
PHOENIX (Apr. 2, 2015) – Today, new Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey vetoed a bill that would have allowed gold and silver to be used as “legal tender” in the state, as required by the Constitution.Details
Missouri Senate Committee Passes bill to Legalize Hemp Farming, Effectively Nullify Federal Ban, 5-0
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Apr. 1, 2015) – Today, a Missouri Senate committee approved a bill that would authorize the farming, production, and sale of industrial hemp in the state, effectively nullifying the federal prohibition on the same. The vote was 5-0.Details
Florida House Committee Votes 16-0: Passes Bill to Nullify in Practice Some FDA Restrictions on Terminally-ill
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Apr. 1, 2015) – A bill passed by an important Florida House committee today would effectively nullify some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations that prevent treatments from being used by terminally ill patients. The vote was 16-0.Details
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Apr. 1, 2015) – Yesterday, a Tennessee House committee passed a bill to prohibit the state from carrying Uncle Sam’s water by implementing or enforcing federal gun “laws,” rules, regulations and orders that are contrary to the Tennessee state constitution.Details
PHOENIX (Mar. 31, 2015) – Today, the Arizona Senate passed a bill to create significant roadblocks for implementation of the Affordable Care Act, leaving the federal program without an enforcement mechanism in the state should it become law.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.