Reps. Tlaib and AOC Call For Public Banks to Avoid Fees and Minimum Balance

"Public banks are uniquely able to address the economic inequality and structural racism exacerbated by the banking industry's discriminatory policies and predatory practices," Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said while introducing the Public Banking Act with Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Friday.

Bill Proposes Creation of Committee To Rename Confederacy-Tied Army Bases

"Military leaders, active duty troops, veterans, civil rights organizations and every day Americans have long called for changing the names of these installations and acknowledging that the cause for which they fought was wrong," Reps. Anthony Brown and Don Bacon said in a joint statement.

AOC to Co-Sponsor Bill Banning Stock Trading by Members of Congress

Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-Ill.) and Rep. Joe Neguse (D-Colo.) also plan to co-sponsor the bill, which comes in the wake of allegations that multiple senators profited off the COVID-19 pandemic by selling their stocks after attending closed-door briefings shortly before markets crashed.