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Senator Marchione announces Senate passage of 2013-14 State Budget

| March 27, 2013

Senator Marchione announces Senate passage of 2013-14 State Budget For Immediate Release: March 27, 2013 Contact: Josh Fitzpatrick, (518) 455-2381; fitzpatr@nysenate.gov  SENATOR MARCHIONE ANNOUNCES SENATE PASSAGE OF 2013-14 STATE BUDGET Senate passes on time budget that delivers tax relief for families and small businesses, phases out and eliminates 18-a Energy Tax Surcharge, makes strategic investments […]

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News in Brief

| March 27, 2013

News in Brief HARTFORD and#8212; The president of the Connecticut Senate said Monday he expects that search warrants in the Newtown school shooting will be released this week, and legislative leaders hope to review the documents before finishing work on a bipartisan bill that addresses gun control and other issues related to the massacre. View […]

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Gun store owner cancels Mark Kelly’s AR-15 purchase – U.S. News

| March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

  By Matthew DeLuca, Staff Writer, NBC News An Arizona gun store owner says he will not sell Mark Kelly the AR-15 rifle that the vocal advocate for tighter gun control bought earlier this month. The manager of the Tucson, Ariz., store where Kelly, husband of former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, bought the firearm has […]

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HB 2760 | Firearms Policy Coalition

| March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments
HB 2760 | Firearms Policy Coalition

Bill: HB 2760 – Delegate Rupert Phillips Jr. (D – Logan) Summary: This bill would create a uniform regulation of firearms, ammunition, and firearm accessories; the law would apply throughout West Virginia, pre-empting local laws. Position: STRONGLY SUPPORT All too often, gun owners find themselves trapped between the laws of a state and a maze […]

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Heitkamp: Bloomberg should worry about New York

| March 26, 2013

WASHINGTON (AP) – Sen. Heidi Heitkamp says New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg should worry about crime and gun issues in his own city, not North Dakota. View full story

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Gun control: Public support is waning, poll finds

| March 26, 2013

Gun control: Public support is waning, poll finds Even as Congress prepares to vote on gun control legislation, public support for stricter gun laws has fallen from 57 percent after the Newtown massacre to 47 percent in a new poll. View full story

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North Carolina: Right-to-Carry Confidentiality Legislation Overwhelmingly Passes House

| March 26, 2013

North Carolina: Right-to-Carry Confidentiality Legislation Overwhelmingly Passes House Today, the North Carolina House of Representatives passed House Bill 17 by a 97-20 vote.  HB 17, introduced by state Representative Justin Burr (R-67), would make information regarding permittees — including those who have acquired a permit to purchase a handgun and those who have obtained a Concealed […]

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Next big thing in gun control? 7 questions about mandatory gun insurance

| March 26, 2013

Next big thing in gun control? 7 questions about mandatory gun insurance As President Obama prepares to travel the country to drum up support for federal gun control laws ahead of a Senate vote in April, one idea is gaining steam at the state level: mandatory gun insurance. View full story

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West Virginia: Important Right-to-Carry Reform Passes Senate Committee Today

| March 26, 2013

West Virginia: Important Right-to-Carry Reform Passes Senate Committee Today Senate Bill 369, sponsored by Senate Majority Leader John Unger (D-16), passed in the Senate Judiciary Committee today on a voice vote.  SB 369 would increase the number of states that recognize a West Virginia Concealed Pistol/Revolver Permit and allow residents of another state, who hold a valid out-of-state permit […]

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Hawaii: Background Check Bill Makes Final Committee Stop

| March 26, 2013

Hawaii: Background Check Bill Makes Final Committee Stop Senate Bill 69 passed in the House Judiciary Committee by a 3-1 vote last week and will be considered by the House Committee on Finance this Thursday, March 28 at 3:15 PM in House Conference Room 308.  Introduced by state senators Will Espero (D-19), Rosalyn Baker (D-6), Brickwood Galuteria (D-12) and Josh Green […]

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Iowa Gun Owner Privacy Protection Bill Needs Your Help in Senate Subcommittee

| March 26, 2013

Iowa Gun Owner Privacy Protection Bill Needs Your Help in Senate Subcommittee NRA-backed House File 535, legislation prohibiting the publication of the names and addresses of individuals possessing permits to acquire and carry firearms, has been assigned to a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee where it is in danger of being stalled or defeated for this legislative session.  HF 535 passed in the […]

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Gun Control Debate: Support For Stricter Gun Laws Drops As Democrats Ready To Push Bill, Poll

| March 26, 2013

Gun Control Debate: Support For Stricter Gun Laws Drops As Democrats Ready To Push Bill, Poll As Democratic lawmakers in the Senate prepare a gun control package they hope will prevent incidents like Sandy Hook, a new poll found a decline in the support for stricter gun laws. View full story

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Saratoga County to receive more CHIPS funding for roadwork in state budget

| March 26, 2013
Saratoga County to receive more CHIPS funding for roadwork in state budget

Saratoga County to receive more CHIPS funding for roadwork in state budget Saratoga County to receive more CHIPS funding for roadwork in state budget The Saratogian, Monday, March 25, 2013 By LUCIAN McCARTYlmccarty@saratogian.com Twitter.com/SaratogianCDesk ALBANY — Counties, towns and villages across the state are set to receive the first increase in state funding for their […]

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Marchione seeks nominations of veterans

| March 26, 2013

Marchione seeks nominations of veterans Marchione seeks nominations of veterans The Post Star, March 25, 2013 State Sen. Kathy Marchione, R-Halfmoon, announced she is accepting nominations for induction into the New York State Veterans’ Hall of Fame, a state website that pays tribute to distinguished veterans. Marchione will select one veteran from the 43rd Senate […]

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Sen. Kathy Marchione seeks nominees for 2013 New York State Veterans’ Hall of Fame

| March 26, 2013
Sen. Kathy Marchione seeks nominees for 2013 New York State Veterans’ Hall of Fame

Sen. Kathy Marchione seeks nominees for 2013 New York State Veterans’ Hall of Fame Sen. Kathy Marchione seeks nominees for 2013 New York State Veterans’ Hall of Fame The Saratogian, Saturday, March 23, 2013   Sen. Kathleen A. Marchione invites residents in the 43rd State Senate District, which includes parts of Rensselaer, Saratoga and Washington […]

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Massachusetts: Join GOAL and Other Second Amendment Supporters for a Rally to Protect Your Rights on April 3

| March 26, 2013

Massachusetts: Join GOAL and Other Second Amendment Supporters for a Rally to Protect Your Rights on April 3 On Wednesday, April 3, the Gun Owners’ Action League (GOAL) will host a rally in Boston.  Your presence is needed to demonstrate to your state legislators that you oppose all legislation that infringes on the rights of law-abiding gun owners and […]

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Nojay takes aim at firearms ‘tip line’ – Top Stories – Hornell, NY – Hornell Evening Tribune

| March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

  Assemblyman Bill Nojay, R-Pittsford, is calling on the state to scrap a tip line to report illegal firearms. Nojay, in his first term in the state Legislature, recently reacted to a leaked memo sent by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services to the State Association of Chiefs of Police. In response, […]

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Montana: Pro-Gun Bills to be Heard as Early as Today in Helena

| March 26, 2013

Montana: Pro-Gun Bills to be Heard as Early as Today in Helena Your immediate action is needed!  Very soon and perhaps today, House Bill 240 will be heard by the Senate Education and Cultural Resources Committee, and House Bill 468 will be heard by the House Taxation Committee.  Both are important pro-gun measures, so it is imperative that […]

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News in Brief

| March 26, 2013

News in Brief HARTFORD and#8212; The president of the Connecticut Senate said Monday he expects that search warrants in the Newtown school shooting will be released this week, and legislative leaders hope to review the documents before finishing work on a bipartisan bill that addresses gun control and other issues related to the massacre. View […]

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Colorado Sheriffs Join Peers Saying Gun Laws Not Viable

| March 25, 2013

Colorado Sheriffs Join Peers Saying Gun Laws Not Viable Just days after Governor John Hickenlooper signed Colorado’s toughest gun-control laws in more than a decade, some sheriffs are denouncing them as unenforceable, even in a state that has seen two of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history. View full story

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