Some states are considering legislation that would make it easier to seek an immunization exemption. This is a step in the wrong direction.
Even some Republican senators have joined their Democratic counterparts in advocating for more legislative action, expressing frustration that the chamber’s purpose has been reduced to confirming Trump’s judges and passing emergency funding measures.
"The reality for many people in this country is that seeking medical care means weighing one's health against one's wallet."
“I’m very concerned about the carry and storage of these weapons. And we think that’s one of the reasons why we think this legislation is worrisome.”
"H.R. 8 would not have stopped many of the circumstances I raised, but a wall, a barrier on the southern border, may have."
“You would think, given how much it takes to get on an American plane or given how much it takes to get into courthouses, that this might be something that we could achieve, but I don’t think we could do that from Washington."
Donald Trump said he would "probably end up supporting" new legislation that eases up on marijuana laws, in another blow to Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
While lawmakers across the country have introduced gun control legislation since the Parkland shooting, some states are passing laws to protect the Second Amendment.
The bill's champion, Chris Sevier, is known for his legal and legislative antics.
1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys experience some form of sexual abuse before they're 18 years old.
AT&T could avoid dealing with state-specific laws regarding net neutrality if Congress passes new legislation.
A new law requires diaper-changing stations in both men's and women's public restrooms, because dads are parents too.
“The train has left the station for marijuana reform...the American public demands it,” Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) told Newsweek.
In his first 11 months in office, Trump has tried to dismantle much of Obama’s most significant legislative achievements.
Lawmakers have introduced legislation to prevent and respond to sexual harassment in Congress.
A recent Pew study shows Americans want regulations on self-driving cars. But a new bill allows manufacturers to build the cars without human controls, and limits states from restricting the technology.
An exclusive analysis shows an increase in legislative activity related to sanctuary jurisdictions, which comes as Trump has pushed back against such designations.
Legislation introduced in both the House and the Senate would ban airlines from behaving as United did with David Dao in April.
More than 20 percent of women suffer from dysmenorrhea, the medical term for severe menstrual cramps.
The federal minimum wage currently stands at $7.25 an hour, and Congress has not increased it since 2009.