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Congress Passes Bill Pushing NASA To Send Humans To Mars By 2033

Congress has passed a NASA authorization bill for the first time in almost six and a half years. Find out some sections within the NASA Transition Authorization Act of 2017, including a call for NASA's detailed Mars mission.

Space March 9, 2017

Texas 'Wrongful Birth' Bill May Prevent Parents From Suing Doctors For Witholding Info On Baby Abnormalities

Texas 'wrongful birth' bill may prevent the parents from suing the doctors for withholding the information on baby abnormality especially if they feel the client may seek abortion. The proponents of the bill, however, said the measure would only seek to right the wrong.

Public Health March 9, 2017

Bill Says Companies Would Own The Rights Mining For Resources In Space

A bill passed in May by the House of Representatives says that private companies would own the rights to the resources they extract from asteroids and other space ventures. The bill is awaiting decision by the Senate.

FUTURE TECH September 24, 2015

2015 Hurricane Season May Be Missing A Few Hurricanes: NOAA

The NOAA predicted a below-normal hurricane season this year, but also emphasized that while storms, hurricanes and major hurricanes are forecasted to be less this year, people must still be prepared and vigilant.

Earth/Environment August 13, 2015

Here's Why California Wants To Ban Microbeads In Cosmetics

If Assembly bill 888 makes its way through the California State Senate without trouble, it will bring a ban on microbeads. This means retailers in the state cannot sell consumer products containing the ingredient.

Life May 23, 2015

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey Signs Elective Abortion Notification Bill

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey has signed a bill that restricts abortions and abortion insurance. The new law also requires abortion providers to inform women that drug-induced abortion can be reversed.

Life March 31, 2015

Tesla Gets Green Light To Sell Electric Cars In New Jersey

With the new law signed by New Jersey's Gov. Chris Christie, Tesla can directly sell the Model S electric vehicle to customers in the state.

FUTURE TECH March 19, 2015

Tax Obesity Proposal: Puerto Rico Might Fine Parents With Obese Children

A lawmaker in Puerto Rico has proposed a bill that would penalize parents of obese children in the territory. The fine starts at $500 and could go up to as much as $800.

Life February 13, 2015

Measles Outbreak May Kill 'Personal Belief' Vaccine Exemption In California

The worsening measles outbreak that hit California the hardest has prompted lawmakers to come up with a bill that would no longer allow parents to opt out their children from vaccinations due to personal beliefs.

Life February 5, 2015

Washington State Attorney General Proposes to Up Smoking Age to 21

Attorney General Bob Ferguson of Washington State has proposed a bill that looks to increase the minimum age requirement for smokers. The new legal smoking age would be applicable to e-cigarettes and tobacco.

Life January 22, 2015

California Senator Proposes Auto Ignition Lock for DUI offenders

A California Senator is toughening up laws for DUI offenders and his bill proposes the installation of auto ignition lock devices. First-time offenders will need to install the device for six months, whereas repeat offenders will have to install it for a year.

FUTURE TECH December 29, 2014

Sprint Offers Half-Off Bills to Lure New Subscribers

In a disruptive strategy similar to that drawn up by T-Mobile, Sprint offers to halve the bills of consumers who leave either of the top two wireless carriers and join number three. Sprint will even cover termination fees.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 2, 2014

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