California Assembly Passes Bill Taking on Federal Militarization of Police

SACRAMENTO, Ca. (May 23, 2015) – On the same day that Pres. Obama announced his plan to supposedly curb federal transfers of military equipment to local police, the California state Assembly passed a bill that would create a mechanism to stop such transfers no matter what action the federal government may take.

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To the Governor’s Desk: Nevada Bill to Nullify in Practice Some FDA Restrictions on Terminal Patients Passes State Senate, 20-0

CARSON CITY, Nev. (May 21, 2015) – This week, the Nevada state Senate gave final approval to a bill that would effectively nullify in practice certain Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that prevent terminally ill patients from accessing experimental treatments. The vote was 20-0.

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To The Governor’s Desk: Illinois Senate Unanimously Passes Bill to Nullify in Practice Some FDA Restrictions on Terminal Patients

SPRINGFIELD, Il. (May 20, 2015) Yesterday, the Illinois state Senate gave final approval to a bill that would effectively nullify in practice certain Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that prevent terminally ill patients from accessing experimental treatments. The vote was 55-0.

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Montana Bills to Shine Light on Federal/State Partnerships Vetoed by Governor

Knowing the source of funds coming into a state can give the general public a more complete understanding of where the source of their problems lies. And two bills to shine light on federal funds for the public were passed by the Montana legislature this year. However, Montana Gov. Steve Bullock vetoed both of those important reform measures in April.

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