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Today, Governor Dave Heineman (R) signed Legislative Bill 390 into law. LB 390 passed unanimously in the Nebraska Legislature during its Final Reading on April 17, in the last hour of the 2014 legislative session. …
Yesterday, in the final hour of its 2014 legislative session, the Nebraska Legislature unanimously passed critical emergency powers legislation in its Final Reading. Legislative Bill 390, introduced by state Senator Mark Christensen (44), now goes to Governor Dave Heineman (R) for his expected signature….
Nebraska lawmakers have given initial approval to a bill that would prohibit governors from restricting gun sales in a declared state emergency….
Today, the state Legislature passed unanimously the General File reading of the amended form of Legislative Bill 390 with additional amendments. Introduced by state Senator Mark Christensen (44), LB 390 would strike the word “firearms” from the list of items the Governor may suspend during a declared state of emergency. …
TORONTO (AP) — Toronto’s City Council voted overwhelmingly Friday to strip Mayor Rob Ford of some of his powers in the latest attempt to box in the brash leader who has rebuffed huge pressure to resign over his drinking and drug habits and erratic behavior.
The motion, approved in a 39-3 vote, suspends Ford’s authority to appoint and dismiss the deputy mayor and his executive committee, which runs the budget process. John Filion, the councilor who introduced the motion, has said the goal is to prevent Ford from firing executive committee members who speak out against him.
‘This speech is becoming offensive’: Kirsten Powers, others shred Susan Rice’s justification for Syria attack
National Security Adviser Susan Rice addressed The New America Foundation in Washington, D.C., today, where she attempted to spell out why striking Syria is in the best interests of U.S. national security.
Fox News contributor Kirsten Powers was skeptical of Rice’s pitch from start to finish:
Rice says Assad has used chemical weapons before, but only killed a few ppl vs a lot this time. Weird thing to say.—
Kirsten Powers (@kirstenpowers10) September 09, 2013