Capitol police opening field offices to investigate threats to lawmakers

U.S. 07/07/21, 02:39

U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) on Tuesday, July 6 announced that they would install two regional field offices in California and Florida to investigate threats to congressional members in the wake of more security after the Capitol riot on January 6.  "It has been six months since rioters attacked the United States ...

Lawmakers call for detention camp reforms

Texas 11/29/18, 14:27

Lawmakers Thursday called for stricter background checks, more mental health support and a public hearing to further investigate problems at a massive detention camp for migrant teens raised by a federal watchdog report and an Associated Press investigation earlier this week. In this Nov. 15, 2018 photo provided by Ivan Pierre ...

Update: NY Rep. Hakeem Jeffries new Dem caucus chairman

Politics 11/28/18, 14:18

The Latest on the House Democrats' leadership elections (all times local): 2:10 p.m. House Democrats have elected Rep. Hakeem Jeffries of New York as their caucus chairman. Lawmakers are elevating the 48-year-old member of the Congressional Black Caucus as a new generation of leaders pushes to the forefront. The tight race was tight, with ...

NY lawmakers to hold hearing on legalization of marijuana

News 10/16/18, 03:39

Lawmakers in the New York state Assembly are preparing for a hearing on proposals to legalize marijuana for recreational use. Four Assembly committees will meet Tuesday in Manhattan for the joint hearing, which comes two months before lawmakers reconvene in Albany for the 2019 session. Earlier this year the state's Department of ...

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