Must Read- June 7, 2013: Missouri Legislation, PRISM, Obamacare
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40 immigrants will take the oath of US citizenship today in Springfield.
- New citizens take US oath today. (Ozarks First)
The government has been collecting online data on Americans through a program called PRISM.
- NSA taps in to user data of Facebook, Apple, Google and others, secret files reveal. (The Guardian)
- US mining data from 9 leading internet firms; companies deny knowledge. (Washington Post)
The Locke & Smith Foundation analysis the constitutionality of Missouri legislation.
HB253- Changes the laws regarding the streamlined sales and use tax agreement, tax amnesty, the community development district tax, income tax, sales and use tax, use tax nexus, and the transportation development tax
SB267- Specifies how courts may rule in contractual disputes involving the law of other countries and jurisdictional issues involving other countries
SB376- Allows hospital districts to permit higher education institutions to use space for health care education or training
SB324- Regulates the sale of travel insurance and establishes a limited lines travel insurance producer licensure system
SB306- Allows the Board of Pharmacy to test the drugs possessed by licensees
HB68- Designates the month of November as "Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month" and the last week in October as "Respiratory Syncytial Virus Awareness Week" in Missouri
SB80- Requires the Missouri Board of Nursing Home Administrators to notify, instead of mail, an applicant when it is time for license renewal
In a press conference Thursday, Nancy Pelosi explained that she never promised that people's insurance costs would go down under Obamacare.
- Pelosi on Obamacare "I don't remember saying that everybody in the country would have lower premium." (The Weekly Standard)
Flashback: In 2012 on Meet the Press Nancy Pelosi promises lower rates for everyone.