Iowa legislation to restrict drones passes first step

Legislation has been introduced in the Iowa State House that would regulate the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) to protect the privacy rights of citizens.

HF427 was introduced last year by Rep. Jason Schultz (R-18) and was lying dormant in the Public Safety Committee ever since. In January, it was reassigned to a subcommittee for an initial hearing and vote. Today, the subcommittee approved the bill, moving it on to the next step  – consideration and vote in the full committee.


Arizona State Senate Proposal Rebukes EPA, Affirms 10th Amendment

Arizona is taking the first steps toward nullifying the EPA, as a resolution has been proposed in the State Senate that would serve as a stern rebuke against the federal agency. The resolution, SR1003, says, “Whereas, the rulemaking authority of the United States Environmental Protection Agency is not authorized by the Constitution of the United…