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Michelle Lujan Grisham signs red-flag gun bill, tells sheriffs to enforce it or resign

SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed a red-flag gun bill Tuesday that will allow state district courts to order the temporary surrender of firearms, and she urged sheriffs to resign if they still refuse to enforce [...]

Missouri lawmakers advance anti-carjacking bill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri lawmakers on Wednesday advanced a bill to give more options for prosecuting people for carjackings, a move praised by some as a way to combat an uptick in violent crime and criticized by others as too [...]

GOP U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy formally launches reelection bid

DENHAM SPRINGS, La. (AP) – Republican U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy officially kicked off his Louisiana reelection campaign Wednesday by highlighting his storm recovery work in Washington with a visit to a repaired, locally-owned grocery store [...]

Governor urges leadership in enforcement of red-flag bill

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham said she hopes to see strong leadership in the law enforcement community to implement a red flag gun initiative approved this week by the state’s Democrat-led Legislature. The [...]

GOP candidate shoots red flag to oppose New Mexico bill

CAPROCK, N.M. (AP) – A Republican U.S. House candidate in southern New Mexico has released an ad with her shooting a “red flag” to protest a state gun control proposal. Claire Chase on Thursday unveiled the online video where she [...]

Public hearing on climate bill draws big crowd in Oregon

SALEM, Ore. (AP) – So many people flocked to the Oregon State Capitol to testify Saturday at a public hearing on a climate change bill that the allotted time for each to speak was reduced to 90 seconds. As a large screen in Hearing Room [...]

Bill requiring armed school officers clears legislature

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky lawmakers gave final passage Friday to a bill that would require police officers to carry weapons when assigned to schools. The House passed the measure on a 78-8 vote after a sometimes-emotional debate, [...]

Senate panel overhauls red-flag gun bill in New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – A red-flag gun bill in New Mexico has been revised to allow only law enforcement officials and not family members to petition for guns to be denied temporarily to people who pose an apparent danger to themselves [...]

Bill expands Idaho concealed-carry law to non-residents

BOISE, Idaho (AP) – Visitors to Idaho 18 and older who can legally possess firearms would be allowed to carry a concealed handgun within city limits under new legislation put forward Monday. The House State Affairs Committee voted to [...]

Missouri House passes bill targeting wind energy line

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Lawmakers in Missouri’s Republican-led state House on Monday voted to ban the use of eminent domain for a large wind-energy power line, a move that could present a major setback for the project. House members [...]