Connecticut voters to decide on 2 proposed amendments
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The fate of two proposed amendments to the state constitution will be decided Tuesday by Connecticut voters, who will see the questions on their ballots with races for governor, Congress and other offices. One asks whether to create a so-called lockbox to keep money designated for transportation projects from being spent elsewhere. Another asks whether to place limits on the General Assembly…
Why the six proposed amendments are problematic for criminal justice reform.
Why is This Happening On Election Day, Tuesday, November 6, 2018, six constitutional amendments to the North Carolina constitution will be on the ballot. In the last 20 years, North Carolina has only voted on 7 constitutional amendments. In the past 47 years, only 10 amendments have been added to the NC constitution. North Carolina’s lawmakers have rushed these amendments to the ballot. Lawmakers are trying to add six amendments in one year. This is unheard of and an attack on democracy. The…
Revised Proposed Amendment of Section 100.5: Special Education : EMSC : NYSED
At the October Board of Regents meeting, a revised proposed amendment to section 100.5 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education relating to the requirements for students with disabilities to graduate with a local high school diploma was approved through emergency adoption. The State Education Department is accepting public comment on the revised rule, a copy of which is posted at the following website Written…
It's the End of 926A as We Know It? How the Proposed Amendments Would Affect Travel
Interstate travel has always been difficult for law abiding gun owners (LAGOs). Firearm laws vary drastically from state to state, and sometimes from city to city, depending upon the state’s preemption laws. For the traveling LAGO, 18 U.S.C. §922 has served as a safety net for the last twenty five years, so long as you... Read more
Texas Department of Insurance Proposes Amendments to Examination Rules
The Texas Department of Insurance (“TDI”) has proposed amendments to 28 Texas Administrative Code sections 7.83 and 7.84, which govern the appeal of and frequency of TDI examinations.
State proposes fees and rules amendments for state small boat harbors
People who use any of Hawai‘i’s small boat harbors, offshore moorings, landings or wharfs will have a chance to comment on new proposed fees and rules at a series of five public hearings to be held around the state in early March. The DLNR Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR) which manages 16 harbors and other facilities last increased fees for utilities and facility use nearly 25...
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
Have You Had Your Seeds Today My kids accuse me of turning into a bird with all of the seeds I include in my diet. The health community has paid more attention in the last few years to seeds that are on the market such as chia, hemp, flax, pumpkin and others. Seeds are nutritionally dense and are high in protein, fiber, vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals and healthy fats. The little guys can be tossed into salads, used in recipes or added to breakfast…
CBF: U.S. Senate Passes Increase In Essential Funding For Chesapeake Bay Program
On October 31, the U.S. Senate passed a package of fiscal year 2020 appropriations bills that includes a more than $5 million increase fo...
Senate passes bill to allow patients to learn hospital costs in advance
Ohioans would be able to learn the bottom-line cost of their scheduled hospital care — and their out-of-pocket share of the bill — in
Proposed Amendment of Sections 100.5, 100.6, 100.9 and 200.5: Special Education : EMSC : NYSED
The proposed amendment of sections 100.5, 100.6, 100.9 and 200.5 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education would repeal the individualized education program (IEP) diploma for students with disabilities upon expiration of the 2012-13 school year and, beginning with the 2013-14 school year, establish a Skills and Achievement Commencement Credential only for students with the most significant cognitive disabilities* who have taken the New York…
Praise and concerns for proposed amendment to Bitterroot River recreation rules
Outfitters and the Bitterroot Chapter of Trout Unlimited offered support to a proposal to amend the rules that manage use on the upper reaches of the Bitterroot River.
Lehigh County commissioners propose amendment to hold taxes, but haven't said how
Lehigh County commissioners have prepared an amendment to the 2019 budget that would keep taxes at their current level, but they've yet to find the cuts to make the plan work.
Committee proposes amendments to address King County trash dilemma
William J. Conroy Testifies Regarding Proposed Amendment to Federal Civil Rules
Campbell Conroy & O’Neil Member, William J. Conroy , will testify today (February 8, 2019) in Washington, D.C. before the Federal Civil Rules Committee regarding the proposed amendment to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 30(b)(6). Over 100 U.S. companies have signed a letter opposing the proposed amendment, which would require parties to meet-and-confer about “the number and description of the matters for examination and the identity of each person the organization will designate to testify.”
While courts decide abortion bans, Ohio Senate passes 'abortion reversal' and 'born alive' bills
While courts decide whether Ohio can ban certain abortions, opponents of the procedure have found new ways to penalize doctors who perform them.
DNR seeking public comment for proposed rules for state parks and recreation areas
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is currently seeking public comment for the proposed rule making to implement Senate File 2389, passed by the Iowa Legislature in April 2018, allowing…
What you didn't know about the Iowa Constitution
A lot of Iowans may be surprised to find out that Iowa's constitution is one of the most unchanged constitutions in the United States.
Is the Proposed State Sales Tax Hike Smart Fiscal Policy or a Hail Mary Pass?
The governor, lieutenant governor and speaker line up behind a penny increase to the sales tax to provide property tax relief.
Kyle Kempt embraces top job after long road to Iowa State
The former Massillon star enters the season as one of the top-ranked quarterbacks in the pass-happy Big 12, and the Cyclones are expected to contend for a