Posts Tagged ‘bills’

Republicans Are Quietly Giving Up On Anti-Trans Bills

Above photo: Shutterstock. Bills across the country targeting the trans community are failing. Bills targeting the transgender community have stalled all over the country this week as legislators debate the effects these laws will have on trans youth. 2021 has marked an onslaught of hate in state legislative sessions across the country as Republicans sponsored […]

Protesters Rally Against Gun Control Bills in Delaware

Several hundred people gathered at an anti-gun control rally outside the New Castle Court House Museum on April 11. They called for the protection of their constitutional rights to bear arms and to oppose two gun control bills, SB3 and SB6, that just passed the Delaware Senate. The rally was organized by The Women’s Defense […]

High consuming subscribers’ electricity bills to be increased 33%

TEHRAN- The managing director of Iran’s Power Generation and Distribution Company (TAVANIR) announced a 33-percent increase in electricity prices for high consuming subscribers who will not reduce their consumption by the next Iranian calendar month Ordibehesht (begins on April 20). Mohammad-Hassan Motevalizadeh said the increase in electricity prices will be done according to the government’s […]

Maryland governor vetoes 3 police reform bills

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced Friday that he has vetoed three police reform measures approved by the Democrat-controlled General Assembly, all measures passed with enough votes to override the vetoes. The Republican governor vetoed legislation that includes the repeal of job protections in the police disciplinary process that have become common in other parts of […]

7 Pro-Life Bills Head to Full Texas Senate

Texas lawmakers this week advanced seven pro-life bills out of committee and into the full Senate chamber for hearings. Tomorrow is #WorldDownSyndromeDay! Did you know most preborn babies with Down syndrome are aborted in the U.S.? And in Iceland, that figure is 100%. TX must stand against the evil of abortion & defend the lives […]

Leading Senate Dem says outlook bleak on immigration bills

A leader of Senate Democrats drive to help millions of immigrants become citizens cast severe doubt on its prospects Monday, as one of President Joe Biden s early priorities seemed in danger of running aground in a Congress his own party controls. A top Republican senator who’s been pivotal in past efforts to find bipartisan […]

Montana considering series of new bills to expand trapping and killing of wolves, bears

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Montana considering series of new bills to expand trapping and killing of wolves and bears — and activists say it’s “an outright war against wildlife”

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North and South Dakota State Legislatures Pass Bills to Invalidate All Unconstitutional Biden Orders

Tom Kading, a Republican senator in North Dakota’s state government, introduced a bill in January which would instruct the state’s attorney general to determine the constitutionality of every executive order (EO) signed by president Joe Biden. The bill passed the state’s house on February 11th with overwhelming support of 79-13. It is currently being considered […]

Five Action Items To Stop Anti-Trans Bills

Above photo: More than 100 people rallied at the Capitol in Boise, Idaho, in support of transgender students and athletes on March 4, 2020. Katherine Jones / Idaho Statesma via Getty Images file. With bills targeting trans kids sweeping the country, here is what you can do. Over the past six years, state legislatures have […]

Outrageous Gun Control Bills: Family Psych Evals, $800 a Year “Insurance,” a Public Gun Registry and More

By Robert Wheeler Congress and the White House (currently, perhaps the most anti-Second Amendment collection of politicians ever to grasp the reins of power) are now pushing several bills to dismantle the right to keep and bear arms. United States Bill of Rights: Second-Amendment “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a […]

Dingell: Money for Schools in COVID Relief Bills Will ‘Be Spent When It Can Be Spent Effectively’

On Friday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI) defended the push for more funding for schools in the coronavirus relief bill even though only some of the money will be released in FY 2021 and money from prior coronavirus relief bills hasn’t been spent yet by stating that the […]

Florida lawmakers introduce several bills to address fair policing

Legislative goals: The caucus has filed legislation that would maintain a police misconduct registry and penalize those who make false criminal accusations — dubbed the “Amy Cooper law.” They have also crafted bills aimed at reviewing policies such as police “Bill of Rights,” the use of no-knock warrants, and standards for using body cameras. “We […]

New Mexico Committees Advance Bills to Repeal 1969 State Law Banning Elective Abortions

Photo Credit: Jude Beck/Unsplash SANTA FE, N.M. — House and Senate committees in New Mexico have approved bills to do away with an existing, but unenforced, state law that bans elective abortion. According to reports, the Senate Health and Public Affairs Committee voted 5-3 along party lines on Monday to advance Senate Bill 10 to the full […]

House, Senate Bills Prioritize Foreign Nationals as 24.5M Americans Remain Jobless, Underemployed

As roughly 24.5 million Americans remain jobless or underemployed, Republican and Democrat lawmakers in Washington, D.C. are advancing legislation to aid foreign nationals and their quest to permanently resettle in the United States. With a mass unemployment crisis ongoing — where 10.7 million Americans are unemployed, 7.1 million are out of the labor force, and […]

Americans Can’t Pay Debt and Bills! Surging Delinquencies in Financial Crisis Part 2! — The Duran

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Why We Were Born To Do More Than Just Fit Into The System, Go To School, Work, Pay Bills & Die

Next Story When I came across this discussion triggered by Josh Jones,  a writer and musician based in Durham, NC, from filmsforaction.org, I couldn’t help but ponder just how many people out there feel the same way about “work” and what we do in exchange for food on the table and a roof over our […]

24 states now pursuing free speech bills to protect conservative speakers from left-wing bullies and liberal authoritarians

(Natural News) A total of 24 states across the country have now either introduced or passed legislation in defense of the freedom of speech on public college campuses, according to Campus Reform. The states that have already passed legislation in defense of the freedom of speech on campus include Florida, North Carolina, […]

California Democrats buck national party– opposing bills to penalize boycotts of Israel

On Sunday, February 25, at their annual convention in San Diego, California, Democrats approved a set of positions on pending legislation that includes opposition to S 720/HR 1697, the Israel Anti-Boycott Act, a federal bill that would impose draconian penalties for boycotts regarding Israel under certain circumstances; and S 170/HR 2856, the Combatting BDS Act, which […]

Since Standing Rock, 56 Bills Have Been Introduced in 30 States to Restrict Protests

… One hour after police evicted the last demonstrators from Oceti Sakowin, North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum signed four measures increasing punishments for demonstrators. Among other things, the new laws expanded the definition of criminal trespass, and raised the penalty for a riot conviction. Though the measures were clearly in response […]

Congressmen Pushing LNG Exports Bills Have Deep Financial, Revolving Door Ties

Congressmen Pushing LNG Exports Bills Have Deep Financial, Revolving Door Ties Above Photo: Revolving doors. Credit: Lionel Allorge, CC BY–SA 3.0 Last week the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Energy and Commerce held a subcommittee hearing on two bills to expedite permitting for exports of natural gas. Domestic production of this fossil fuel has been booming in recent years, mainly thanks to hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) opening up vast reserves […]

Firefighters Don’t Want 5G Cell Towers Near Their Stations, But 50+ Federal Bills Allow Them Pretty Much Everywhere

By B.N. Frank When Donald Trump was campaigning for president, he promised that if elected, he would “make the country great again”, “give the country back to the people”, and “drain the swamp”. There are currently 50+ federal bills being endorsed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and many elected officials which allow telecom companies to install […]

Firefighters Don’t Want Cell Towers Near Their Stations, But 50+ Federal Bills Allow Cell Towers In Residential Yards and Pretty Much Everywhere Else

December 14, 2017 By B.N. Frank When Donald Trump was campaigning for president, he promised that if elected, he would “make the country great again”, “give the country back to the people”, and “drain the swamp”. There are currently 50+ federal bills being endorsed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and many elected […]

NEW BILLS IN CONGRESS WILL MAKE BOYCOTTING ISRAEL A CRIMINAL OFFENSE

report by Eric Striker from the Daily Stormer  The approval rating for the US congress is atrocious. One of the major complaints of baby boomer conservatives is that Democrats and Republicans don’t “work together” to get things done. Says who? The “Israel Anti-Boycott Act” tabled by Jew Democrat Benjamin Cardin is gaining wide bipartisan support in the Senate. […]

Republican Bills Will Kill Off The Endangered Species Act If They Become Law

Next Story Since taking control of the House of Representatives in 2011, the Republicans have made an alarming 233 legislative attempts to either threaten endangered species or essentially take apart the Endangered Species Act in general. In addition, the Republicans have designed 135 other legislative amendments in an attempt to either weaken the protection for endangered species […]

The People’s Power Could Cut Electric Bills by 50 Percent

Millions of people already sell electricity from solar panels back into the grid. New battery technology makes it increasingly practical for neighbors to store and share electricity. Current solar cell on panels widely distributed to retailers offer a maximum of 16-25 percent efficiency rate. The best examples of traditional silicon solar cells top out at […]

EU energy bills set to rise drastically and it can be traced back to the USA’s coup in Ukraine

SHAKEDOWN: US Forces EU to Pay 50% More for Natural Gas vs Russia Neither side discloses the price, to avoid political embarrassment, but Russian gas experts have the facts And 50% is only the cost of the gas. Add in the construction of those expensive terminals and rental of the special tankers, and it gets even […]

Republican Anti-Protest Bills Protect Drivers That Run Over Protesters

A number of state legislatures have considered bills that shield drivers from liability if they run over protesters, who are “obstructing” traffic. These anti-protest bills from Republican lawmakers reflect a political climate in which far-right activists increasingly find it permissible to mow down Black Lives Matter protesters and other anti-racist demonstrators. James Fields, a 20-year-old […]

Oregon lawmakers ditch bills backed by Israel lobby

Nora Barrows-Friedman Activism and BDS Beat 26 July 2017 Caterpillar machinery is used by Israeli forces to destroy the Shepherd Hotel in occupied East Jerusalem to make way for Israeli settlement colonies, January 2011. Ryan Rodrick Beiler Following sustained pressure by Oregon human rights activists and faith leaders, three separate bills targeting supporters of Palestinian […]

New Hampshire Bills to Expand Patient Access to Medical Marijuana Signed Into Law

By Shane Trejo Last month, Governor John Sununu signed two bills into law that will expand the state’s medical marijuana program. These measures further nullify the federal prohibition on cannabis in practice in the state. Rep. Eric Schleien (R-Hillsborough) sponsored House Bill 157 (HB157) and House Bill 160 (HB160). The legislation expanded the […]

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