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Hearing on Slavery-Reparations: Legislators discuss bill that would investigate reparations today

Sen. Cory Booker said in a panel that the US needs to address "continuing inequalities" of African Americans by discussing reparations, and the idea that the offspring of slaves should be compensated for the injustices and atrocities of their ancestors. The nation "has yet to truly recognize and address the racism and supremacy of the whites who have stained the …

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State legislators are making a last-minute push to legalize marijuana

ALBANY – State legislators make last-minute push to legalize recreational potential before the official end of the legislature on June 19 Executive, Assembly and Senate are underway. "We are discussing laws and hoping for good progress," Senate spokesman Mike Murphy said, printed to the post office until Sunday night – but they cut it on the line. New bills and …

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The legislators in North Carolina have not vetoed the abortion law of Born Alive

The Republican legislator in North Carolina on Wednesday failed to lift a veto from the state's Democratic governor against the proposal to impose penalties on doctors and nurses who fail to care for a child during unsuccessful abortions. The legislature debated the Senate draft 359 – known as the "Born Alive Abortion Survivors Act" – for more than an hour …

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New Hampshire abolishes the death penalty as legislators override the governor's veto: NPR

Rob Spencer, center, is praying as a New Hampshire legislature debate before a death penalty vote at the State House in Concord, N.H., Thursday. Legislators abolished the death penalty by overriding Governor Chris Sununu's veto. Charles Krupa / AP Hide Caption Switch caption Charles Krupa / AP Rob Spencer, center, prays during the debate of the New Hampshire legislature before …

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Legislators agree $ 19 billion on disaster relief without Trump's Border Finance

Emails with breaking news Receive notifications of breaking news and special reports. The news and messages that are important were delivered on weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE 23. May 2019, 18:37 UTC / Updated 23. May 2019, 19:22 UTC By Rebecca Shabad and Frank Thorp V WASHINGTON – The Senators signed a non-partisan agreement on Thursday by parts of the US after …

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Tillerson quietly meets with the legislators of the house to discuss Trump

Tillerson traveled to Capitol Hill, where he met with Democrat Chairman of the Committee, Rep. Eliot Engel, and Republican Rep. Michael McCaul, the former top diplomat's diplomat in the State Department. However, it is clear that Tillerson's trip to Capitol Hill was a surprise to many in Washington, even to some members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Several members …

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Legislators break Ramadan fasting on Capitol Hill: NPR

US. Representatives Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Yvette Clarke (D-NY), Jahana Hayes (D-CT) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) will be attending a congressional Iftar event at the US Capitol May on 20, 2019 Alex Wong / Getty Images Hide caption Caption switch Alex Wong / Getty Images US. Representatives Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Yvette Clarke (D-NY), Jahana Hayes (D-CT) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) attend …

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Legislators break Ramadan fasting on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON – As the day of the house ended on Monday, the Capitol Visitor Center held a lavish feast. Dates, spiced rice, baked pumpkin, salad and fruit – and tins with whipped cream for sundaes. It was all prepared for an iftar, the meal eaten every night after sunset to break during Ramadan, the holiest month of Islam, and it …

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Legislators violating the GOP accuse Trump of obstruction and unassailable behavior

Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., Broke off with his Republican counterparts on Saturday when he claimed that the report of Special Envoy Robert Mueller on electoral interference in Russia shows that President Trump is engaging in "unjustifiable behavior". Purposely misrepresented: "This report does not clearly emphasize Trump's disability. JAMES COMEY BLASTS AG BARR ACCUSES HIM TO CLOSE HIS OWN DEPARTMENT." Comparing …

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