To: Scott Jenkins,
Subject: After Isla Vista, Lawmakers Want to Take Guns from Dangerous People
Date: Mon Jun 09 11:55:58 MDT 2014

Subscribe to GOVERNING  |  View in Browser

Today's Government News
Sponsor: IFEBP

Must Reads

States and Localities Are Losing Their Influence in Washington

Increased partisanship in state and local government has caused the organizations representing them to lose some of their influence on federal policy. Can they get it back?

What Corrupt States Spend Their Money On

A study finds that more corrupt states spend more money on construction, highways and police protections and less on health, education and other public services.

A Conservative Group Goes Local

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is expanding its reach beyond the states to local governments.


News in Numbers


Miles of bike facilities that Washington, D.C., plans to have by 2040, according to MoveDC, the city’s first comprehensive transportation guide in two decades.

Who said that?


Enjoy this newsletter?

Governing has 9 others delivering news and commentary on a wide range of topics straight to your inbox. Check out our selection and subscribe for free today.

June 9, 2014

After Isla Vista, Lawmakers Want to Take Guns from Dangerous People

In the wake of the mass shooting near the University of California, Santa Barbara, state legislators proposed a bill to confiscate guns from people who pose a threat to themselves or others. Other states are already considering following suit.


Today's Headlines from Around the Nation

Virginia Senator's Resignation Leaves One Less Vote for Medicaid Expansion
6 Cities Submit Bids to Host DNC in 2016
North Dakota Lawsuit Challenges Gay Marriage Ban
Infrastructure & Environment
New Louisiana Law Kills Lawsuit Against Oil, Gas Companies
Christie's Real Motivation for Port Authority Land Purchase
Most Californians Still Don't Care About the Drought
Public Safety & Justice
As War Winds Down, Military Gear Is Going to Local Police Departments
Feds Have Cut Funding for Police Bulletproof Vests
Bucking Trend, Oregon Schools Will Offer Condoms to Students
Sponsor: IFEBP

Public Employee Policy Forum
September 15-16, 2014 in Washington DC

The Forum will highlight the current policies affecting health and retirement plans while at the same time delineating concerns, outlining essential goals and providing a guide for examining potential solutions for consideration in policy development. Register Now!

More News & Commentary

Management & Labor

Local Governments Account for All Public-Sector Job Growth This Year

Meanwhile, the latest Labor Department data shows states and the federal government have shed workers.


The Week in Public Finance: Scary Pensions and Puerto Rico's Red Alert

A roundup of money (and other) news governments can use.


Subscribe to Governing Magazine


FaceBook Twitter LinkedIn Pinterest
This email was sent to: SJENKINS@UTAHSENATE.ORG.
Unsubscribe | Opt out of all e.Republic email | Privacy Statement
© e.Republic. All rights reserved. 100 Blue Ravine Road, Folsom, CA 95630. Phone: 916-932-1300