The governor signed a bill in May limiting the power of state and local officials to impose emergency public health orders.
The bill is the most far-reaching recent proposal of its kind.
Andrew Cuomo Declares a Gun Violence 'Disaster Emergency' and Signs a Bill That Invites Lawsuits Against Firearm Suppliers
New York's new law seems to conflict with a federal statute that protects manufacturers and dealers from liability for gun crimes.
The COVID-19 pandemic showed the dangers of letting governors unilaterally, dramatically, and indefinitely magnify their own powers.
The state is scheduled to ease its lockdowns on June 15. But Newsom still wants the power to control the terms.
Voters in Pittsburgh banned no-knock police raids and solitary confinement too.
Even during a pandemic, major changes to laws and policies should be funneled through state assemblies.
Current law can allow the president to route around Congress indefinitely.
If this is to respond to a temporary crisis, why do these powers last for two years?
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The first court decision on Trump's plan to reallocate federal funds to "build the wall" goes against the administration.
Sen. Mike Lee's Bill To Limit Trump's Emergency Powers Doesn't Actually Address the Immediate Problem
Lee's new bill would automatically terminate emergency declarations within 30 days, but leave Trump's current national emergency intact.
The Kentucky senator's opposition appears to be the critical 51st vote in opposition to the president's executive power grab.
It's an attempt to make an end-run around congressional spending authority.