Egg Fight: Arkansas House passes ban on California wine sales
LITTLE ROCK – An Arkansas lawmaker said Wednesday that the state should ban California wine as retribution for the West Coast state’s law requiring egg-laying hens to be able to stand up, turn around and fully extend their wings, the Associated Press reported in a story for Arkansas Business Friday.
Burnett, Hutchinson switch votes after advancing discrimination bill out of committee
Sen. David Burnett (D-Osceola) said he made a mistake in voting for a bill that would allow legal discrimination against gay people in a Senate committee, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported today . He voted against the bill in the full Senate yesterday. Burnett said when he listened to the debate, he decided HB 1228 was unconstitutional. Burnett provided the decisive fifth vote to advance HB ...
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The bill is meant to be explicit retribution for a California law, originally approved by voters, that requires all eggs sold in California to come from hens that are able to extend their wings and turn around freely.
Arkansas bill would ban most wine imports
California's voter-approved egg ban was first passed in 2008 and bans imports of eggs from any state that does not require its egg producers to give the laying hens enough room to stand up, turn around, and extend their wings. The bill now goes on to the ...
Pelosi irks some allies over bipartisan bill with Boehner
Democrats boasted it would extend the Children's Health Insurance Program ... to placate the tea party base," said Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff of California. Democrats dislike the bill's abortion restrictions, he said, "but unfortunately it's been part ...