"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.
Senator Tammy Duckworth said that the camouflage uniforms worn by both federal agents and members of the military caused "fear and division" in cities where protests occurred.
Around 3,700 inmates are reported to be working at conservation camps under the California Conservation Camp program.
Indiana GOP Rep. Jim Banks' bill would block "jobless rioters" from receiving federal unemployment benefits and force those convicted to pay restitution to arresting police officers.
Illinois Democratic Representative Bobby Rush referred to the monuments as "the false idols of the confederacy."
"At a time of enormous economic pain and suffering, we have a fundamental choice to make," Senator Bernie Sanders wrote.
Pro-lifers have suffered another loss at the Supreme Court, but now is the time to fight back harder than ever.
"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.
Justices on both sides of the political spectrum expressed concerns about the doctrine and a bill proposed by Senator Cory Booker would eliminate it.
Federal officers risk up to one year in prison and fines if they fail to help any individual in custody who suffers unnecessary pain, injury, or death as a result of the failure to obtain or provide immediate medical attention.
400 organizations across the U.S., ranging from the National Bar Association to the National Association of Realtors, co-signed a letter to Congress demanding immediate police reform legislation in the wake of George Floyd's death.
Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan says he backs a proposed hate crime law that would give sentencing guidelines for those convicted on bias-motivated violence.
Under the HEROES Act, a second round of stimulus checks would be sent out, but the amount could be more—or less—this time under a new set of criteria.
Americans could see another round of economic impact payments, but the House bill first has to clear the Senate and President Donald Trump.
"Meat processing facilities must have the ability to safely fulfill the federal government's reopening mandate with fear of frivolous litigation that will cripple their operations," Hartzler said.
"Setting the minimum age to obtain a marriage license will help prevent child exploitation," Governor Wolf said Friday.
Congressman Don Beyer released a report last week arguing that unemployment insurance should be automatically tied to economic conditions.
Cruz said some Chinese companies like Huawei and Tencent were "espionage operations for the Chinese Communist party" in a Thursday statement.
"This kind of activity will put more people at risk, and it could mean that more people will die," said a spokesperson for Governor Whitmer Thursday.
Coronavirus may be a "punishment inflicted upon us for our presumptuous sins," according to the proposed legislation.
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.
Friday, Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Ro Khanna reintroduced legislation to block federal funding for a war with Iran. The legislation was originally an amendment to the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act that was omitted before the final vote in Congress.
The Senate majority leader said "impeachment obsession" was paralyzing Congress with just weeks of the year remaining.
The bill will allow the U.S. to sanction Hong Kong and Chinese officials accused of human rights abuses and undermining the autonomy of the territory.
The new piece of legislation will allow law enforcement to prosecute people carrying out acts of cruelty against animals. Anyone who breaks the law will face a hefty fine and a jail sentence of up to 7 years.
Michigan Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib filed The Repeal Opportunity Zones Act of 2019 on Friday in an effort to address issues stemming from the Opportunity Zones program.
The new legislation—which would allow the U.S. to sanction Chinese officials who abuse human rights in Hong Kong—has been passed by the House and the Senate and now awaits the president's signature.
After DNA testing revealed that fertility doctors were using their own sperm for in vitro fertilization, three states passed legislation making the practice illegal.
North Carolina legislators have unanimously passed a bill reforming laws on sexual assault, including a decades-old ruling that sex after consent had been withdrawn was not a crime.
The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 bill would allow the U.S. to sanction Chinese and Hong Kong officials believed to be undermining the territory's autonomy.