Since the start of the 2015 legislative season, bills that preempt local public health policies have been filed in Congress and dozens of state legislatures, from Oregon to Florida. But no other state has matched the number and reach of the preemption bills introduced in Texas.
Our new blog post
covers the politics and strategy behind preemption in Texas, and specific proposals to undermine local control in dozens of health and safety arenas.
Preemption Watch News
Michigan 'Death Star' bill stopping local wage, benefit ordinances passes
House Bill 4052
(S 337) prevents local governments from regulating wages and benefits in their communities through local ordinances.
New Pro-Gun Legislation Targeting Firearms Preemption Law Breakers in Michigan
As reported in a pro-gun blog post, a firearm "super-preemption" bill, HB 5500, is being reintroduced in the near future.