As we head into the home stretch of this year's General Assembly, the pace of legislation has picked up dramatically. Of all the bills getting hearings and votes, here are some of the more important ones and where they stand.
These reforms face a challenging path in the Senate, given Democrats’ narrow majority and the GOP filibuster. But, their adoption is critical for preserving American democracy amid unprecedented attack by Republican extremists both in and outside Congress.
The U.S. Transportation Department's inspector general's office investigated Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao for potential violations of ethics rules — and ultimately referred the case for criminal prosecution in late 2020.
Not everyone gets the chance to look death in the face and come out on the other side with an opportunity to make an impact and save lives. But on September 6, 2018, the opportunity found me when twelve bullets ripped through my body.
U.S. Capitol Police officials said they have "obtained intelligence that shows a possible plot to breach the Capitol by an identified militia group on Thursday, March 4" – the date that far-right conspiracy theorists believe former President Trump will return to power.
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