To the Governor’s Desk: Arizona Bill Would Block Crucial Obamacare Enforcement Mechanism

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…

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Washington State Bill Takes Steps to Nullify NDAA Indefinite Detention

OLYMPIA, Wash. (April 3, 2015) – A bill introduced in the Washington state House would prohibit the state from assisting the federal government in the indefinite detention without due process under provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012 (NDAA) or any other federal acts purporting to authorize such powers.

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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.

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