Rumor has it, Bill Murray once ran for president. Apparently, he pulled out before the primaries, but still drew over 8% of the write-in votes. That’s just a rumor, though. Even still, we’ve always sort of recognized him as our president around theCHIVE offices. Show More Summary
GM claims the language aims to block 'fly-by-night' companies that can't afford liability lawsuits, but it explicitly limits autonomous testing to vehicle manufacturers.
In the UK, the the Cultural Property Bill has been passedA Bill to enable the United Kingdom to implement the Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict of 1954 and the Protocols to that Convention of 1954 and 1999 definitely not before time...
Indiana House Republicans are taking the unusual step of reassigning an abortion bill back to the same panel that narrowly approved the measure last week. The proposal would require directing … Click to Continue »
South Dakota lawmakers this week plan to consider measures on abortion, campaign finance and the governor's emergency powers. A House committee is set to take up a bill Tuesday that … Click to Continue »
Democrats, low-income workers and union representatives say lawmakers should raise state minimum wages to match Nevada's economic growth. They made the argument Monday in support of a bill to raise … Click to Continue »
Idaho lawmakers have pulled back legislation that would expand the list of the worst kind of felons banned from owning firearms. House State Affairs Committee Chairman Tom Loertscher of Iona … Click to Continue »
Washington state lawmakers are considering legislation to help the tiny home market. The Olympian reports (http://bit.ly/2lnxNUc ) that Rep. Brian Blake, an Aberdeen Democrat, has sponsored a bill that lets … Click to Continue »
House representatives are making good on their plans to implement clearer cellphone surveillance laws. A bipartisan group (led by House Oversight Committee chair Jason Chaffetz) has put forward two bills that would keep the use of Stingrays and other cell site simulators in check. Show More Summary
“‘Enemy of the people’ is a phrase that’s riddled with bad associations," he explained. "Trump doesn’t know them, I assume, but still..."
Jeb Lund on the type of person who comes out to a Trump rally. “America was going down the tubes,” said Bill Moro, a raspy-voiced and stubbly 50-something who voted for the first time ever for Trump. “They said our constitution was unconstitutional. That’s what Obama said. And Clinton.” “[Trump] needs to drain the swamp […]
If Senator Anthony Portantino gets his way, California will be the first state in the nation to ensure that teenagers can go to school without sacrificing a good night’s sleep. This week he introduced SB328, a bill that would require...Show More Summary
Teachers would be evaluated without student test scores taken into account if a bill at the Legislature becomes law. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2mfg80h) the bill was sponsored this … Click to Continue »
A Republican lawmaker has revised a proposal seeking to ban so-called "sanctuary cities" in Idaho after receiving feedback from the state's influential agricultural and dairy industries. Rep. Greg Chaney of … Click to Continue »
Kansas lawmakers are considering legalizing medical marijuana for certain medical conditions. The Senate Federal and State Affairs Committee heard the bill Monday. If it passes, Kansas would join 28 other … Click to Continue »
This is some remarkable historical illiteracy. https://t.co/iFwYZFcDrn— Noah Rothman (@NoahCRothman) February 18, 2017 There are some...
The ACLU of Texas, nonprofit Legacy Community Health, and director Richard Linklater want you to “take a seat” and “make a stand” to stop the “Texas Privacy Bill.” In a new advertisement, LGBTQ advocates are criticizing Lieutenant Governor...Show More Summary
A bill shielding yoga training from state regulations is headed to the Idaho House floor. The House Education Committee unanimously voted Monday to advance a measure that would exempt certain … Click to Continue »
A Wilsall lawmaker has introduced a bill that would require owners to pay for the care of animals seized during cruelty investigations. The bill by Republican Sen. Nels Swandal would … Click to Continue »
Before I get into the meat of today’s column… Do you watch comedian and political satirist Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO, Friday, 10 PM ET)? What I especially love about Mr. Maher’s show is that he invites people on who are from all shades of the political spectrum and that he’s unafraid of calling […]