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Monthly Archives: March 2014

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Florida’s Pop-Tart® Gun Bill

Florida is on track to offer protection to children who use their finger, food, or pencil as a simulated gun. Last week, the Florida House Education Committee approved a bill (HB 7029, sponsored by Rep. Dennis Baxley) that would keep children from receiving disciplinary action for playing with make-believe weapons at school. Colloquially known as […]

FiscalNote Demos at South By SouthWest

Later this afternoon, FiscalNote CEO Tim Hwang and Senior Operations Executive Arthur Karell  will be giving demos of FiscalNote’s flagship legislative product, FiscalNote Prophecy, at the South by Southwest Interactive Startup Spotlight. Both Hwang and Karell have already enjoyed spending time talking with other fast-moving startups looking to fundamentally change the way people interact with technology. […]

Glassing While Driving — State Lawmakers versus Google Glass

We all know driving and drinking is dangerous, but how about driving and winking? Well, if those winks are being used to operate your Google Glass, the answer might be yes, state lawmakers say. It’s all part of the ongoing debate over which technologies impede driving ability, and which of those technologies should be illegal […]