On Jan. 6, SB828 was introduced by Sen. Ted Lieu (D-28) and Sen. Joel Anderson (R-36) to push back against mass surveillance by the NSA and other federal agencies. It passed through the Committee on Public Safety by a unanimous 6-0 vote.Details
A bill that bans the state of Georgia from participating in significant portions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) unanimously was signed by Gov. Deal and goes into effect on July 1st of this year.Details
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., April 30, 2014 – By a vote of 23-8 today, the Missouri state Senate passed an “emergency” bill that seeks to nullify virtually every federal gun control measure on the books, “whether past, present or future.” House Bill 1439 (HB1439), introduced by Rep. Doug Funderburk (R-St. Charles), previously passed the House by…Details
Two bills (HB1314 / SB546) have been introduced this year to block Obamacare enforcement in the state of Missouri. Both bills passed affirmatively through committee hearings and will receive full votes in the state house and state senate, respectively.Details
A bipartisan bill which creates a mechanism to turn off resources to the NSA passed out of an important California state senate committee today. The vote was 5-0.Details
On Tuesday, April 29 the Golden State would be on the verge of revolt against Washington, D.C.’s self-proclaimed right to carry out secret, mass surveillance with state resources. Two bills, SB828 andAB2468 are set up for their first committee hearings, Senate Public Safety and Assembly Judiciary Committee respectively, but the votes are anything but secured for liberty and privacy.Details
by Ron Calzone, Missouri First I SHOULD be reporting to you the final passage of the Second Amendment Preservation Act. I SHOULD be telling you that both the House and Senate have done their part and that the bill is on the Governor’s desk, beginning the 15 day window for him to either veto or…Details
On Nov. 4, Floridians will go to the polls and vote on a state constitutional amendment that would legalize marijuana for medical use in the Sunshine State.
Regardless of whether you think marijuana makes for good medicine, proper constitutional order demands a “yes” vote on Amendment 2.Details
A Missouri state constitutional amendment proposal is moving through the process, now just steps away from a vote of the people this fall.
Introduced by Sen. Rob Schaaf, Senate Joint Resolution 27 (SJR27) was passed through the House Downsizing State Government Committee late last week. It had previously passed in the senate by a 31-1 margin. The bill will now go to the House Rules Committee where it will need to pass through a majority before a full vote can be taken in the house.Details