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Nassau County legislature approves law to reinstate transgender sports ban

The Nassau County Council approved a bill Monday that would reinstate a ban on transgender athletes participating in women’s and girls’ sports at county-owned athletic facilities. County Executive Bruce Blakeman is expected to sign the bill into law soon. “I am pleased that the Republican majority voted in favor of this commonsense measure to protect […]

CA Legislature Considers Bill Banning Schools from Notifying Parents of Gender Changes

California lawmakers are considering a new bill that would ban schools from notifying parents if their child decides to change gender. The new bill is 1955The bill has the backing of State Superintendent Tony Thurmond, who was ousted last year for being disruptive at a Chino Valley, California, school board meeting. The board overrode Gov. […]

Uber, Lyft vow to stay in Minnesota after pay compromise passes Legislature

Ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft announced they would continue operating in Minnesota after the state Legislature on Sunday passed a compromise driver compensation bill for the city of Minneapolis that the companies opposed. The bill, written by state House Democrats, would set a minimum wage of $1.28 per mile and 31 cents per minute for […]

California Legislature Rejects ‘Medicare for All’ — Again — Over Costs, Deficit

California’s Democratic-controlled Legislature has proposed creating a single-payer health care system, or socialized medicine, called “Medicare for All,” citing high costs amid a budget deficit. was rejected again. The idea of ​​a government-run, publicly funded health care system has seduced left-wing Democrats for decades. In 2016 and 2020, it became a focal point of socialist […]

Vermont Legislature passes one of the strongest data privacy measures in the country

The Democratic-controlled Vermont Legislature has passed one of the nation’s strongest data privacy measures aimed at cracking down on the use of online personal data by companies that violate certain privacy rules. It will be possible to file civil lawsuits against companies. But Republican Gov. Phil Scott has concerns about how parts of the bill […]

Colorado Legislature passes funeral home crackdown

Colorado lawmakers on Monday passed sweeping legislation to overhaul the state’s lax oversight of funeral homes following a series of horrifying incidents that included the sale of body parts, fake ashes and the discovery of 190 decomposed bodies. was approved. The incident devastated hundreds of families already grieving and prompted lawmakers to pass the bill, […]

Arizona governor breaks veto record sparring with Republican legislature

The Republican-controlled Arizona legislature hasn’t agreed with Gov. Katie Hobbs (D-AZ) on much. As a result, Hobbs has used her veto power 185 times since January 2023, breaking a state record. The last governor to veto this many bills, Democrat Janet Napolitano, did so over the entirety of her term. Arizona Republicans hold slim majorities […]

New York Legislature hit by cyberattack

The New York State Legislature’s bill drafting office suffered an apparent cyber attack early Wednesday morning, officials said. The scope of the attack was not immediately clear, but officials said the bill-writing system has been down since early Wednesday. The office is responsible for printing bills for lawmakers at the state capitol in Albany. South […]

‘ACT IMMEDIATELY’: Trump Pressures Arizona Legislature To ‘Remedy’ Abortion Law

Former President Donald Trump on Friday pressed the Arizona Legislature and governor to reverse the state’s Supreme Court’s Tuesday ruling upholding a centuries-old ban on most abortions. A majority of four judges on the Arizona Supreme Court ruled that an 1864 law banning all abortions except those necessary to save the mother’s life could be […]