President Joe Biden's $2 trillion infrastructure plan and its earmarks are raising some eyebrows, and a central question: What is infrastructure?
Democrats expressed outrage at a controversial voting bill passed by Georgia's GOP, with lawmakers on Capitol Hill slamming as reminiscent of Jim Crow laws.
The Massachusetts senator's proposed legislation could cost Donald Trump around $39 million.
"Our God-given right to protect our country, ourselves and our families shouldn't be up for debate," Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene said Thursday.
"There have been a few bumps, but I'm hopeful that we'll have a polished bill we can agree upon in the next few weeks," Virginia Senate Adam Ebbin said Friday.
The Raise the Wage Act claims that a $15 minimum wage would give nearly 32 million American workers a raise.
Senate Bill 66 proposes allowing the use of deadly force against protesters on private property.
Several public figures have expressed outrage against the latest law, which allows workers fewer protections and other benefits they'd be entitled to as employees.
"Senator [Mitch] McConnell knows how to make $2,000 survival checks reality and he knows how to kill them," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Tuesday.
"I am asking Congress to amend this bill and increase the ridiculously low $600 to $2,000, or $4,000 for a couple," President Donald Trump said Tuesday.
"Members of Congress need to see & read the bills we are expected to vote on," Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted.
"I never met her. I'm understanding she's not that active with her bills or in committee. She's more active on Twitter than anything else," Manchin told the Times.
The legislation would provide $5 billion to the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund for states that implement mask requirments.
"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.