DENVER, Colo. (April 27, 2017) – On Monday, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill into law that will help facilitate healthcare freedom in the state. A bipartisan coalition of two representatives and two senators sponsored House Bill 1115 (HB1115). The legislation specifies that direct primary care agreements (sometimes called medical retainer agreements) do not…

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Apr. 27, 2017) – Yesterday, a second Missouri House committee passed a bill to legalize medical marijuana for qualifying patients in the state, setting the foundation to nullify federal prohibition in practice. Introduced by Rep. Jim Neely (R-Cameron), along with eight bipartisan co-sponsors, House Bill 437 (HB437) would expand existing laws currently…

RICHMOND, Va. (April 27, 2017) – Yesterday, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed legislation into law that will help facilitate healthcare freedom in the state. Del. R. Steven Landes (R-Verona) sponsored House Bill 2053 (HB2053). Sen. William Stanley Jr. (R-Moneta) sponsored the Senate companion bill (SB800). The legislation specifies that direct primary care agreements (sometimes called…

The First District Committee of the OKGOP met last week for a standard organizational meeting. Several new members were elected to the committee by their respective county GOP organizations. Two veteran faces were among them.  Grace Farmer is the Chairman of the Washington County GOP. [Editor’s note: Grace Farmer is not currently the Washington County GOP chair. She did serve in that post in the past. Joe Beffer is the current chair as of 2017 elections replacing Mike Dunlap who did not run again for the slot this cycle./sc] She has served in that post for several terms. She was elected to the post of First District Committee Chairman nearly 10 years ago.  […]

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If our children are not taught how to participate in a robust exchange of ideas through debate and discussion, how on earth will we prepare them for adulthood. We do a grave injustice to our children if we allow them to be taught only to pass a test and not how to think through problems and to call into question the politically correct, ‘settled science’.

  According to the National Association of State Budget Officers (NASBO), the United States NATIONAL Census Bureau found that approximately: 45.6% of the country’s school system revenue came from state sources,45.3% came from local sources.9.1% of school system revenue came from federal sources.[1][2]   As you can see, most states divide the funding responsibilities rather evenly between the county and the stat […]

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Any time we post something positive happening in Michigan, we get a small, but very vocal group of commenters who say that, basically, constitution be damned – because … there are muslims in Michigan. I shouldn’t have been surprised to see Don, who lives in New Hampshire, use the same approach in response to a bill…