SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Aug. 24, 2018) – On Wednesday, the California Senate gave final approval to a bill that would create a process to expunge or reduce the sentences of people charged under the state’s marijuana laws before recreational cannabis was legalized this year. Passage into law would take another step toward nullifying federal marijuana prohibition in…

“All that Glitter’s is not Gold” “Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations,or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” John Adams IN THIS ISSUE – Ours Ne…

Early voting begins Thursday for Runoff Primary

(Oklahoma City) – Voters can begin casting ballots Thursday during early voting for the Aug. 28 Runoff Primary Election, Oklahoma State Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax said today.

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  In the extremely long campaign for Oklahoma’s 1st District Congressman, Republicans are still making choices. In fact, over 43% of the voters did NOT select either Hern of Harris. So this runoff is wide open. the past 8 weeks were full of intens…

SACRAMENTO. Calif. (Aug. 22, 2018) – Yesterday, the California Senate gave final approval to a bill that would sever a link between state and federal tax law, allowing individuals to deduct expenses from legal marijuana businesses for state income tax purposes. Enactment of the legislation would encourage the growth of the legal marijuana market in California…

A recent lawsuit filed by the National Rifle Association against the state of New York is an example of why the fight to keep and bear arms has to be won at the state level and in unorthodox ways. The NRA filed the lawsuit claiming New York Governor Andrew Cuomo illegally tried to force financial…

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Aug 22, 2018) –  A California Assembly committee has effectively killed a bill that would have increased oversight and transparency of law enforcement surveillance technology. Passage of the bill would have taken the first step toward limiting the unchecked use of surveillance technologies that violate basic privacy rights and feed into a broader…