Category: State Legislation

August 25, 2007

IL Gets Tough On Drunk Driving

Filed under: News,State Law,State Legislation - 25 Aug 2007

First time drunken-driving offenders in Illinois will now will have to pass a breath test every time they get behind the wheel, under legislation signed into law Friday.

The measure, among the strictest in the nation, would require an estimated 30,000 …

July 22, 2007

Stubborn All-Nighter In California Senate

Filed under: News,State Legislation - 22 Jul 2007

California senators failed to agree on a budget Friday night, even after being locked in the Senate all night by Senate President Pro Tem Don Perata. The Democratic-majority Senate needed just two Republican votes to approve the $145 billion …

July 6, 2007

Missouri Law Attacks Abortion Clinics

Filed under: Abortion,State Legislation - 06 Jul 2007

Missouri just passed a new law challenging the ability of young women from obtaining abortions. This time, it is the clinics themselves that have come under pressure.

Missouri governor Matt Blunt signed legislation today that places abortion clinics under government …