On Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed an amendment, sponsored by Representatives Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), Jamie Raskin(D-MD), and John Conyers (D-MI), blocking funding for U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ proposed reinstatement of civil asset forfeiture, a controversial procedure used by law enforcement agencies to seize the belongings of those accused of a crime.
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The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing last week centered on federal employee compensation. Specifically, the notion that feds are overpaid.
The House Intelligence Committee issued subpoenas Wednesday to former national security adviser Michael Flynn and President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, as part of its investigation into the Trump Administration’s Russian ties and possible activity during the 2016 election.
Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted unanimously to pass the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act (H.R. 4174), which is based on the findings of the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking (the Commission), and seeks to improve the use of data in making decisions pertaining to agency operations, ostensibly shifting policymaking increasingly toward a data-driven approach to evaluating program success.
A police officer in Washington state has gone viral because of the unique way he is connecting with the community. See the interview in this short video from FoxNews.
On January 3, 2017, the United States House of Representatives passed a House Resolution, adopting rules for the 115th Congress.