July 10, 2016

The Wall Street Journal July 7, 2016 by VALERIE BAUERLEIN and JON KAMP RALEIGH, N.C.—When North Carolina lawmakers enacted a law governing transgender bathroom access in response to a Charlotte ordinance, they also spurred on a battle between conservative states and liberal cities over the right to have final say on everything from plastic …

July 10, 2016

Boulder Weekly July 7, 2016 by Claire Woodcock Recently, 450 U.S. environmental groups sent Congress a strong message: Vote down the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the largest proposed trade deal since 1994’s North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The environmental groups, a collective of landowner, indigenous rights and other allied organizations expressed …

July 10, 2016

Food Chemical News July 8, 2016 by J.R. Pegg The Senate on Thursday (July 7) approved legislation that preempts state GMO labeling laws and calls on the USDA to develop a national GMO disclosure standard. The 63-30 vote in favor of the bill sends the measure to the House for final …

July 7, 2016

Ammoland July 6, 2016 by Justin Stakes Fairfax, VA -(AmmoLand.com)- Senate Bill 1330, legislation that would strengthen Pennsylvania’s firearms preemption law to further ensure firearm and ammunition laws are consistent throughout the state,  passed the Senate Local Government Committee with an 8-3 vote. SB 1330 will now go to the Senate floor for …