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NRA Wins One In The Legislature Over Local Opposition

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Despite the objections of mayors like Pittsburgh’s Bill Peduto and Philadelphia’s Michael Nutter, the state legislature approved a bill backed by the National Rifle Association that opponents say will cost local taxpayers a lot of money. 337 more words


New York Has Ears and They Listened!

Reason Magazine editor Jacob Sullum blogged recently on the New York Daily News opinion page, comparing New York City Councilman Costo Constantinides with a doomed French queen of yore. 583 more words


Tom Slade, who guided Florida Republican Party to power, dead at 78

Tom Slade, a former state legislator who chaired the Florida Republican Party during its ascendancy in the 1990s, died Monday in Orange Park. Slade was 78 and has suffered heart failure last week, a family spokeswoman said. 357 more words


Help Defeat rep. Liz Thomson & strike a blow for vapers everywhere!!

We are featuring the below article to encourage vapers and small business owners from across the United States to help defeat New Mexico State House Rep. 1,895 more words


Amendment Lipstick or Legal Resolution? Where Do You Stand?

© 2014 Concerned Citizens of Western Montana

At our very first Concerned Citizens meeting in early 2012, we polled the twenty or so people attending, asking each person what it was they hoped to accomplish with respect to the Flathead Water Compact. 1,103 more words

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Elise and Dunja = BFFs

While going for a walk on the grounds of the Manitoba Legislature, snapping a few photos of the beautiful fall colors with the Leg in the background, I stumbled across Elise and Dunja who were relaxing on the grass. 16 more words

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So Much for "Public Participation"

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Things are heating up quickly for the Flathead water compact.  After two years of quietly traveling around the state with compact proponents to “sell” the existing compact ahead of the 2015 session, compact commission staff are now settling down to business. 355 more words

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