Arizona Bill Taking on Asset Forfeiture, Closing Federal Loophole Passes Two Committees Over Strong Opposition

PHOENIX, Ariz. (Feb. 17, 2017) – An Arizona bill that would reform the state’s asset forfeiture laws has unanimously passed two important House committees. The bill also takes on federal forfeiture programs by banning prosecutors from circumventing state laws by passing cases off to the feds in most situations.

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Arizona Committee Passes Bill to Prohibit Warrantless Stingray Spying

PHOENIX, Ariz, (Feb. 10, 2017) – An Arizona bill that would ban the use of “stingrays” to track the location of phones and sweep up electronic communications without a warrant in most situations unanimously passed an important Senate committee yesterday. The proposed law would not only protect privacy in Arizona, but would also hinder one aspect of the federal surveillance state.

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Arizona Bill Would Prohibit Warrantless Stingray Spying, Hinder Federal Surveillance Program

PHOENIX, Ariz, (Feb. 7, 2017) – A bill introduced in the Arizona Senate would ban the use of “stingrays” to track the location of phones and sweep up electronic communications without a warrant in most situations. The proposed law would not only protect privacy in Arizona, but would also hinder one aspect of the federal surveillance state.

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Arizona Bill to Support Sound Money Passes Second Committee, 8-0

PHOENIX, Ariz. (Feb 6, 2017) – An Arizona bill that would eliminate state capital gains taxes on gold and silver specie, and encourage its use as currency, passed a second important House committee today. Final approval of the legislation would help undermine the Federal Reserve’s monopoly on money.

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