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ST. PETERSBURG - "Council members unanimously gave tentative approval to an ordinance that would ban the sale of dogs and cats in St. Petersburg pet shops unless they came from humane organizations or rescue groups.  The item is scheduled for a final public hearing at the July 21 meeting." - from SaintPetersBlog


TRENTON - "“It’s a bill that comes from a good place, but unfortunately does some very bad things,” said Mike Bober, president and CEO of the Washington-based Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council. Bober said the bill will make it difficult for any new store to open and weakens a pet protection law that has been a model for the rest of the country." - from NorthJersey.com


RENO - "June 28, 2016 in Washoe County Commission Chambers, Smith updated commissioners about an exotic animal ordinance that's been in the works for about two years." - from KOLO 8 TV - Reno


TALLAHASSEE - "According to an issue analysis submitted to the City Commission, Edwards believes the formation of a task force would make it easer for state and local government agencies to work together in stopping animal abuse and holding perpetrators accountable." - from WXTL ABC 27