Legislative News – 11-22-2021

Vaccine mandate at Disney World, Florida paused Disney’s policy that requires Florida-based employees to take the COVID-19 vaccine has been paused as new legislature in the state restricts employer’s power to require vaccinations Any Disney employees who are not fully vaccinated will be required to wear face coverings, and observe social distancing and other safety… Continue reading Legislative News – 11-22-2021

Legislative News – 11-17-2021

Ohio marijuana capacity could be expanded by law proposal Proposed legislation in the Ohio Senate could expand the amount of marijuana that can be grown for the state’s medical-marijuana program and increase the number of places able to sell it The proposal would allow level one cultivators to expand their growing operations from 25,000 square… Continue reading Legislative News – 11-17-2021

Legislative News – 11-11-2021

New Missouri law could require drunk drivers to pay child support if they kill a parent A representative for Missouri state, Mike Henderson, plans to introduce “Bentley’s Law” during the next legislative session The law was originally proposed by a woman named Cecilia Williams who lost three loved ones in an alleged drunk driving crash… Continue reading Legislative News – 11-11-2021

Legislative News – 11-09-2021

California Bill encroaches on private businesses by requiring children’s toys to be ungendered For the first time in the state’s history, California State Assemblymember Evan Low is the first to pass a bill that requires retail stores to “maintain a gender-neutral section or area” Assembly Bill 1084 applies to retail stores with more than 500… Continue reading Legislative News – 11-09-2021

Legislative News – 09-17-2021

Judges from North Carolina strike down voter ID law North Carolina judges have struck down the state’s latest photo voter identification law on Friday Two of the three trial judges declared the December 2018 law is unconstitutional, even though it was designed to implement a photo voter ID mandate added to the North Carolina Constitution… Continue reading Legislative News – 09-17-2021

Legislative News – 09-14-2021

Democrats unveil sweeping proposal for wealthy tax hikes in $3.5 trillion plan  House Democrats have unveiled a sweeping proposal for tax hikes on large corporations and the wealthy to fund President’s Joe Biden’s $3.5 trillion rebuilding plan  The top tax rate would turn back to 39.6% on people earning more than $400,000 or $450,000 for… Continue reading Legislative News – 09-14-2021

Legislative News – 09-13-2021

Arizona Judge to consider challenge to state school mask ban On September 13, an Arizona Judge is set  to hear arguments in a case that is seeking to overturn new state laws that restrict the power of school districts and local governments Including in the hearing will be complaints about restrictions on school districts to… Continue reading Legislative News – 09-13-2021

Legislative News – 10-04-2021

Michigan election bills vetoed by the governor, says that they maintain falsehoods The Democratic Governor, Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan has vetoed many Republican-sponsored elections bills and she says they perpetuate falsehoods as they discredit the 2020 presidential election The measures that were vetoed would have arranged existing practices by limiting access to Michigan’s voter database… Continue reading Legislative News – 10-04-2021

Legislative News – 09-28-2021

Civics Education voted on by Wisconsin Assembly during session On September 28, a statewide civics curriculum in Wisconsin would be created for all public and private schools to follow This measure would require that all public school students take at least a half credit in civics education in order to graduate Senate in Wisconsin to… Continue reading Legislative News – 09-28-2021

Legislative News – 09-23-2021

 HFCs become highly limited by Environmental Protection Agency In a new rule announced by the Environmental Protection Agency, the domestic production and use of gases that are commonly used in refrigerators and air conditioners will be highly limited These gases are known as hydrofluorocarbons and according to the agency, this gas is a high contribution… Continue reading Legislative News – 09-23-2021

Legislative News – 09-21-2021

Nationwide Eviction Moratorium, lawmakers and their attempted revival According to an introduction of a bill on September 21, many progressive lawmakers are trying to reimpose a nationwide eviction moratorium  The conservative majority on the Supreme Court permitted evictions to begin across the United States at the end of August, preventing the Biden administration from enforcing… Continue reading Legislative News – 09-21-2021

Legislative News – 09-20-2021

Vaccine Mandate to be discussed by Idaho lawmakers Lawmakers on a committee that considers state government matters have changed their meeting to Wednesday, September 22, to consider President Biden’s vaccine mandate  Several Idaho Republican legislators are upset about the vaccine requirement that was issued earlier this month, and some want the Idaho House and Senate… Continue reading Legislative News – 09-20-2021

Legislative News – 11-02-2021

Senate Democrats reach deal on lowering drug prices through $1.75 trillion spending bill The Senate Majority Leader, Chuck Schumer, said that Democrats have reached an agreement on lowering prescription drug prices  In addition to the lowered prices, Schumer added that the plan grants the government the power to limit Medicare out-of-pocket costs for seniors to… Continue reading Legislative News – 11-02-2021

Legislative News – 11-01-2021

Mask Mandates under new legislation affect Tennessee schools  As recently approved by Tennessee’s General Assembly, Tennessee schools will have to face strict obstacles if they plan to implement mask mandates State Republicans recently signed off new rules that protect the freedom of parents and their kids in public school to choose whether they to wear masks… Continue reading Legislative News – 11-01-2021

Legislative News – 10-26-2021

Michigan Governor Orders state to prepare for vaccinations of Kids Ages 5-11 Governor Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan on October 26, directed the state to speed up the ordering of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11  The governor’s directions comes so that the vaccine will be quickly available once the federal government approves

Legislative News – 10-08-2021

Public tax credits for Kentucky private schools blocked by Judge On October 8, a judge ruled that Kentucky’s constitution restricts a part of a new state law that lets donors receive tax credits for supporting private school tuition Phillip Shepherd or also known as the Franklin Circuit Court Judge said that Kentucky cannot implement the… Continue reading Legislative News – 10-08-2021