Posts Tagged ‘legislature’

Ohio Legislature Overrides Governor’s Pro-Trans Veto, Bans Procedures For Minors

Ohio Legislature Overrides Governor’s Pro-Trans Veto, Bans Procedures For Minors Authored by Caden Pearson via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), The Ohio Senate voted on Wednesday to override Republican Gov. Mike DeWine’s veto of a bill that would ban gender transition procedures for minors and prohibit male athletes from playing on female sports teams. The […]

HEALTH FREEDOM VICTORY: California legislature quietly scraps “medical misinformation” law AB 2098 after judge obliterates its constitutionality

(NaturalNews) In an unexpected but expedient turn of events, the infamous “medical misinformation” bill, known as Assembly Bill 2098, that was passed last year in… Source

To the members of the Illinois legislature traveling on a Jewish United Fund delegation to Israel

The IL Coalition for Human Rights writes to Illinois legislature members visiting Israel on an Israel lobby junket: “Whether or not it is your intention, your official visit is providing political cover for the right-wing Israeli government officials and their settler proxies.” Source

HURRICANE IDALIA BLACK OP? Legislature’s planned road project could benefit Florida’s richest man

 The approved master development plan A push in the state Legislature for a new toll road system through North-Central Florida could benefit the richest man in Florida. Thomas Peterffy, reportedly a member of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club and a resident of Billionaire’s Row in Palm Beach, bought about 561,000 acres in 2015 – a tract the size of Rhode […]

‘I get my butt kicked every 20 minutes’: Life in a state legislature’s superminority

The only two Democrats in the Wyoming Senate spend a lot of time talking. Up against a “super duper majority” of 29 Republicans, Democratic Minority Leader Chris Rothfuss spoke on the Senate floor nearly every day during this year’s legislative session. His counterpart, Sen. Mike Gierau, sits on a whopping nine committees, racking up mileage […]

State Legislature in Louisiana Considering 4th Constitutional Carry Bill Since 2020

The Louisiana House of Representatives voted 70 to 29 to send a so-called “Constitutional Carry” bill to the Senate on May 23. Louisiana Shooting Association (LSA) president Dan Zelenska is taking a wait-and-see attitude on the bill’s future. “Time is its biggest enemy,” Zelenska told The Epoch Times. HB 131, sponsored by Republican State Rep. […]

Florida Legislature Clears Path for Ron DeSantis to Run for President Without Resigning 

Florida lawmakers on Friday carved out an exemption to the state’s “resign-to-run” law that would allow Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) to run for president in 2024 without resigning from his post.  Source

Uganda’s Legislature Passes Harsh New Anti-LGBTQ Bill

The legislation prescribes jail terms of up to 10 years for offenses related to same-sex relations. Source

Florida Legislature Passes Bill Allowing State to Relocate Illegal Immigrants

The Florida House of Representatives passed a bill authorizing the state to transport illegal aliens regardless of the state in which they were picked up. Source

POLITICAL COURAGE: Ron DeSantis wants Florida Legislature to permanently ban COVID-19 mask and vaccine mandates

(NaturalNews) (Natural News) Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis wants the state legislature to pass a law that would permanently outlaw all Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) mask and vaccine mandates in the Sunshine State.In a rally in Panama City Beach packed with the governor’s supporters, DeSantis called the measure making the mandate ban permanent a … [Read More…] […]

Message From 1921 Found Underneath a Former Statue at the Manitoba Legislature

A 101-year-old message has been discovered by workers removing the base of a former statue in front of the Manitoba legislature. Workers have been removing, piece by piece, the large base that held a statue of Queen Victoria. The statue was toppled last year by protesters. Its head was removed and thrown in the nearby Assiniboine River. […]

Indiana Legislature first to approve abortion bans post Roe

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana on Friday became the first state in the nation to approve abortion restrictions since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, as the Republican governor quickly signed a near-total ban on the procedure shortly after lawmakers approved it. The ban, which takes effect Sept. 12, includes some exceptions. Abortions would be […]

Supreme Court to hear case on GOP ‘independent legislature’ theory that could radically reshape elections

The Supreme Court agreed to hear arguments in a case promoting a controversial legal theory that would consolidate elections power in the hands of state legislatures. Just after releasing its final opinions of the term Thursday, the Supreme Court announced it would take up the closely watched case, Moore v. Harper, brought by North Carolina’s […]

NY Gov. Hochul Pledges to Convene Legislature to Define Places One Can’t Carry Guns — SCOTUS Decision ‘Reprehensible’

Governor Kathy Hochul (D-NY) said Thursday on MSNBC’s “The Last Word” that she is convening the legislature of New York to craft a law to combat the Supreme Court ruling to overturn a New York state law that required “proper cause” to get a concealed carry permit. Hochul said, “Teddy Roosevelt was president when we had […]

Oklahoma Legislature Passes Bill Banning Most Abortions

Count Oklahoma among the states that will nearly outlaw all abortions in the event that the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade. 

De Blasio looks to Legislature, not Cuomo, in push to reopen city

Under the mayor’s plan, offices, restaurants, bars, stadiums, theaters, museums, retail stores, hair salons and gyms will all be able to operate with no capacity restrictions on his target date. Those venues have all been allowed to reopen gradually, but only at a fraction of their normal capacity. De Blasio also called for the state […]

Florida Legislature Passes Bill BANNING Vaccine Passports

by Tom Pappert Earlier today the Florida legislature passed S.B. 2006, a bill that would prevent the government or corporations from requiring Floridians to present a vaccine passport to engage in commerce. The bill explicitly forbids businesses from requiring COVID-19 passports with the language: “A business entity as defined in s. 768.38 to include any […]

Whitmer: GOP Legislature Hasn’t Deployed Resources Trump Administration Sent Us

Governor Gretchen Whitmer (D-MI) claimed Thursday on MSNBC’s “All In” that despite Michigan’s surge of coronavirus case, she couldnot get the Republican-controlled legislature to “just deploy resources that the Trump administration sent.” Hayes asked, “Boris Johnson, of the UK, of course, who has not been a huge fan of restrictive-public-health measures and also in a […]

Exclusive–Kobach: The Kansas Legislature Votes to Reduce the Age for Concealed Carry

On Thursday—the very same day that President Biden announced his executive actions to restrict certain firearms—the Kansas legislature took a bold step in the opposite direction.  The Kansas legislature passed a pro-gun rights bill that expands the right to keep and bear arms in multiple ways.  In the morning, the Senate passed HB 2058 by […]

This Montana rabbi cites Jewish law in the state legislature

When Ed Stafman was designing the signs he hoped his supporters would plant on their lawns, he debated between two: “Elect Rabbi Ed” or “Elect Ed Stafman.” He settled on the version with his last name. After all, he said, “Everyone knows me as Rabbi Ed.” Until the election in November, “everyone” meant the people […]

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