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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announces support for police reform plans in Michigan

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announces support for police reform plans in Michigan

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced support for several policy plans for police reform in Michigan on Wednesday. Read full article: Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announces support ...→

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announces support for police reform plans in Michigan

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announces support for police reform plans in Michigan

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced support for several policy plans for police reform in Michigan on Wednesday. Read full article: Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announces support ...→

Reporter's Notebook: On police reform, Congress may have missed its 'moment'

Reporter's Notebook: On police reform, Congress may have missed its 'moment'

It’s easy to score political points, but tougher to move the same bill through the House and Senate and deposit it on President Trump’s desk. Read full article: Reporter's Notebook: On police reform, C...→

Democrats Block Tim Scott From Getting a Vote on His Police Reform Bill

Democrats Block Tim Scott From Getting a Vote on His Police Reform Bill

Senate Democrats filibustered a police reform bill introduced by Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC), who has been working on the issue for years. Read full article: Democrats Block Tim Scott From Getting a...→

Sen. Tim Scott rips into Democrats after GOP police reform effort fails in Senate

Sen. Tim Scott rips into Democrats after GOP police reform effort fails in Senate

Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., ripped into Democrats Wednesday after the bill he authored on police reform failed in the Senate on a procedural vote, accusing Democra [...] Read full article: Sen. Tim Scott rips into Democrats after...→

Activists say mayor’s police reform promises ring hollow

Activists say mayor’s police reform promises ring hollow

Lori Lightfoot has hampered the process of installing a police oversight council, activists say, despite making it a major part of her public safety platform d [...] Read full article: Activists say mayor’s police reform prom...→

Senate Democrats block Republicans’ ‘do nothing’ police reform bill

Senate Democrats block Republicans’ ‘do nothing’ police reform bill

Senate Democrats on Wednesday blocked a Republican police reform bill, saying it didn’t go far enough to address national unrest over the killing of George Flo [...] Read full article: Senate Democrats block Republicans’ ‘do ...→

McConnell accuses Dems of ‘bizarre new ultimatum’ on police reform, as bill poised to fail

McConnell accuses Dems of ‘bizarre new ultimatum’ on police reform, as bill poised to fail

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday accused Democrats of a “bizarre new ultimatum” on police reform, saying Democrats want to be allowed to rew [...] Read full article: McConnell accuses Dems of ‘bizarre new u...→

San Jose mayor releases extensive police reform plan to investigate officers, audit spending

San Jose mayor releases extensive police reform plan to investigate officers, audit spending

The mayor’s plan comes just one week after the city passed a budget that maintained the police department’s budget Read full article: San Jose mayor releases extensive police...→

Gov. Whitmer Appeals Gym Reopening, Asks For Delay Due To Covid-19

Governor Gretchen Whitmer is asking an appeals court to keep gyms closed ahead of their planned Thursday re-opening. Read full article: Gov. Whitmer Appeals Gym Reopening, Asks...→

In showdown power play, most Senate Democrats will vote no if McConnell calls GOP police reform bill

In showdown power play, most Senate Democrats will vote no if McConnell calls GOP police reform bill

"I, for one, do not intend to be played," said Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., leading a charge against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on policing legisl [...] Read full article: In showdown power play, most Senate Demo...→

Police reform efforts grind to a crawl in Congress

Police reform efforts grind to a crawl in Congress

Political risks of inaction are high, as the public wants to see policing changes after nearly a month of constant demonstrations nationwide, in cities large a [...] Read full article: Police reform efforts grind to a crawl i...→

State Senator: Gov. Whitmer ‘Cold-Blooded Killed’ Nursing Home Patients

State Senator: Gov. Whitmer ‘Cold-Blooded Killed’ Nursing Home Patients

A Michigan state senator believes Gov. Gretchen Whitmer "cold-blooded killed" nursing home patients with her coronavirus policy. | Politics Read full article: State Senator: Gov. Whitmer ‘Cold-Bloode...→

Turner Gives Houston COVID-19 Update and Unveils Police Reform Task Force

Turner Gives Houston COVID-19 Update and Unveils Police Reform Task Force

In a Wednesday afternoon press conference, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner straddled the two crises gripping the nation: the troubling spread of COVID-19 and th [...] Read full article: Turner Gives Houston COVID-19 Update and...→

Police Commissioner Shea announces more NYPD changes

Police Commissioner Shea announces more NYPD changes

Police Commissioner Dermot Shea made an announcement Wednesday on more changes that are being made within the NYPD Wednesday.  Read full article: Police Commissioner Shea announces more ...→

Senate Dems say Republican version of police reform bill isn’t enough

Senate Dems say Republican version of police reform bill isn’t enough

Republicans in the US Senate tried to bring up their police reform bill but Democrats blocked it calling their reforms a political stunt rather than a good fai [...] Read full article: Senate Dems say Republican version of po...→

How police reform collapsed in the Senate

How police reform collapsed in the Senate

Democrats and Republicans are deadlocked, and neither party seems inclined to give an inch. Read full article: How police reform collapsed in the Senat...→

2 Pennsylvania Police Reform Bills Unanimously Pass Through House On 'Historic Day'

2 Pennsylvania Police Reform Bills Unanimously Pass Through House On 'Historic Day'

Not only will an officer's mental health be addressed but legislators want to create a tracking system for misconduct. Read full article: 2 Pennsylvania Police Reform Bills Unani...→

Tillis rips Dems for blocking debate on police reform bill, warns of 'blood on their hands'

Tillis rips Dems for blocking debate on police reform bill, warns of 'blood on their hands'

Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., told “America's Newsroom ” Wednesday that congressional Democrats would rather keep the “police reform issue alive until November” th [...] Read full article: Tillis rips Dems for blocking debate on ...→

Caravan drives through South Miami to show support for police

Caravan drives through South Miami to show support for police

SOUTH MIAMI, FLA. (WSVN) - A caravan drove through South Miami to show their support for the police. The caravan started in Coral Gables at... Read full article: Caravan drives through South Miami to sh...→

Senate Democrats poised to block Republican police reform bill

Senate Democrats poised to block Republican police reform bill

Democrats say the plan doesn't go nearly far enough in tackling police misconduct. Republicans chastised them for refusing to even begin debate. Read full article: Senate Democrats poised to block Republi...→

Senate Heads for Showdown Over Republican Police Reform Bill

The U.S. Senate headed for a showdown on Wednesday over a Republican police reform bill that Democrats have rejected as too limited to rein in police misconduc [...] Read full article: Senate Heads for Showdown Over Republica...→

Oakland mayor says public safety reform 'means not just to reform the police, but to replace the police'

Oakland mayor says public safety reform 'means not just to reform the police, but to replace the police'

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf suggested on Tuesday that police officers should be replaced by public employees who can respond to traumatic scenes and other situa [...] Read full article: Oakland mayor says public safety reform ...→

Politico Fails to Ask WA Gov. Inslee About Police-Free Autonomous Zone

Politico Fails to Ask WA Gov. Inslee About Police-Free Autonomous Zone

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee dodged a bullet when Politico failed to ask him during an interview about the police-free autonomous zone. Read full article: Politico Fails to Ask WA Gov. Inslee Abo...→

Senate Democrats will oppose GOP police reform bill, setting up stalemate in Congress

Senate Democrats will oppose GOP police reform bill, setting up stalemate in Congress

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer called the GOP reform bill "deeply, fundamentally and irrevocably flawed." Read full article: Senate Democrats will oppose GOP police ...→

Police reform legislation falters in Washington ahead of Wednesday test vote

Police reform legislation falters in Washington ahead of Wednesday test vote

Senate Democrats are poised to sink Republicans' police reform legislation by depriving them of the 60 votes needed to even start debate on Sen. Tim Scott's Ju [...] Read full article: Police reform legislation falters in Was...→

Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Plan For Schools To Resume In-Person Classes This Fall

Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Plan For Schools To Resume In-Person Classes This Fall

Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday said the entire state is on track to move to Phase 4 of the plan to reopen the economy on Friday. Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Plan For Scho...→

Caravan Travels to South Florida Police Departments to Support Officers

Caravan Travels to South Florida Police Departments to Support Officers

Dozens of vehicles caravanned to police departments across South Florida Wednesday in support of officers. Read full article: Caravan Travels to South Florida Police ...→

Poll: GOP Sees Path to Retake House Through Democrats' Support for Defunding the Police, Socialism

Poll: GOP Sees Path to Retake House Through Democrats' Support for Defunding the Police, Socialism

The NRCC said that Republicans can gain the House majority due to Democrats' support for socialism and defunding the police. Read full article: Poll: GOP Sees Path to Retake House Thro...→

Letter: Editorial was right about Becerra, police on reform

Letter: Editorial was right about Becerra, police on reform

As the editorial pointed out, Attorney General Becerra has done so while in cahoots with officers’ unions and police chiefs, including many Bay Area police chi [...] Read full article: Letter: Editorial was right about Becerr...→

Police reform bill fails in the Senate, Ohio Sen. Brown: “Not a serious proposal”

Police reform bill fails in the Senate, Ohio Sen. Brown: “Not a serious proposal”

WASHINGTON D.C. (WCMH) — Despite weeks of protests, Congress has been unable to agree on how to change law enforcement. On Thursday, the Senate tried but faile [...] Read full article: Police reform bill fails in the Senate, ...→

Gov. Whitmer Extends Executive Order Enabling Remote Transactions

Gov. Whitmer Extends Executive Order Enabling Remote Transactions

Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order Wednesday, which extends a previous executive order temporarily allowing e-signatures on official documents [...] Read full article: Gov. Whitmer Extends Executive Order Ena...→

SJSU students, faculty petition to defund, reform campus police

SJSU students, faculty petition to defund, reform campus police

The petition’s demands include immediately disarming campus police officers, increasing transparency in the police department and implementing the reforms. Read full article: SJSU students, faculty petition to defun...→

Senate Republicans' police reform bill fails on test vote amid Dem opposition

Senate Republicans' police reform bill fails on test vote amid Dem opposition

A Republican-authored police reform bill failed in a Senate test vote Wednesday after Democrats opposed the bill on the basis it did not go far enough -- spark [...] Read full article: Senate Republicans' police reform bill f...→

Police reform: Minnesota’s leaders need to think bigger | MinnPost

Police reform: Minnesota’s leaders need to think bigger | MinnPost

The governor has launched a human rights investigation into the MPD, but that does not go far enough. We also need a nonpartisan commission that specifically f [...] Read full article: Police reform: Minnesota’s leaders need ...→

Senate GOP police reform bill facing gridlock ahead of vote

Senate GOP police reform bill facing gridlock ahead of vote

With no breakthrough in sight, the Senate appears to be headed toward an impasse on police reform. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) warned on the ev [...] Read full article: Senate GOP police reform bill facing gri...→

‘It’s a nice hashtag’: Chicago’s Lightfoot pushes police reform, not defunding

‘It’s a nice hashtag’: Chicago’s Lightfoot pushes police reform, not defunding

The mayor says the status quo for law enforcement has failed but argues defunding the police would hurt diversity on the force. Read full article: ‘It’s a nice hashtag’: Chicago’s Lightfo...→

Council Passes Resolutions Moving Police Reform Closer to November Ballot - Times of San Diego

The San Diego City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve two resolutions moving the city closer to placing the establishment of an independent Commissio [...] Read full article: Council Passes Resolutions Moving Police...→

Braun knocks Senate Dems over 'terrible' threat to block Tim Scott's police reform bill

Braun knocks Senate Dems over 'terrible' threat to block Tim Scott's police reform bill

Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., told "The Daily Briefing" Tuesday that both parties should find a middle ground on the issue of law enforcement reform after Senate De [...] Read full article: Braun knocks Senate Dems over 'terrible'...→

'Chokeholds aren’t a joking matter': Schumer scolds GOP senator over police reform bill remarks

'Chokeholds aren’t a joking matter': Schumer scolds GOP senator over police reform bill remarks

Schumer said Tuesday that the Republican policing bill is “deeply, fundamentally and irrevocably flawed, calling it a “nonstarter.” Read full article: 'Chokeholds aren’t a joking matter': Sch...→

Democrats express opposition to Republican police reform bill

Democrats express opposition to Republican police reform bill

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said that the Republican bill will not have the votes to move forward in the Senate. Read full article: Democrats express opposition to Republic...→

Reporter's Notebook: On police reform, Congress may have missed its 'moment'

Reporter's Notebook: On police reform, Congress may have missed its 'moment'

It’s easy to score political points, but tougher to move the same bill through the House and Senate and deposit it on President Trump’s desk. Read full article: Reporter's Notebook: On police reform, C...→

Caravan Travels to South Florida Police Departments to Support Officers

Caravan Travels to South Florida Police Departments to Support Officers

Dozens of vehicles caravanned to police departments across South Florida Wednesday in support of officers. Read full article: Caravan Travels to South Florida Police ...→

Police Commissioner Shea announces more NYPD changes

Police Commissioner Shea announces more NYPD changes

Police Commissioner Dermot Shea made an announcement Wednesday on more changes that are being made within the NYPD Wednesday.  Read full article: Police Commissioner Shea announces more ...→

Democrats Block Tim Scott From Getting a Vote on His Police Reform Bill

Democrats Block Tim Scott From Getting a Vote on His Police Reform Bill

Senate Democrats filibustered a police reform bill introduced by Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC), who has been working on the issue for years. Read full article: Democrats Block Tim Scott From Getting a...→

Letter: Editorial was right about Becerra, police on reform

Letter: Editorial was right about Becerra, police on reform

As the editorial pointed out, Attorney General Becerra has done so while in cahoots with officers’ unions and police chiefs, including many Bay Area police chi [...] Read full article: Letter: Editorial was right about Becerr...→

How police reform collapsed in the Senate

How police reform collapsed in the Senate

Democrats and Republicans are deadlocked, and neither party seems inclined to give an inch. Read full article: How police reform collapsed in the Senat...→

Sen. Tim Scott rips into Democrats after GOP police reform effort fails in Senate

Sen. Tim Scott rips into Democrats after GOP police reform effort fails in Senate

Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., ripped into Democrats Wednesday after the bill he authored on police reform failed in the Senate on a procedural vote, accusing Democra [...] Read full article: Sen. Tim Scott rips into Democrats after...→

Gov. Whitmer Extends Executive Order Enabling Remote Transactions

Gov. Whitmer Extends Executive Order Enabling Remote Transactions

Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order Wednesday, which extends a previous executive order temporarily allowing e-signatures on official documents [...] Read full article: Gov. Whitmer Extends Executive Order Ena...→

Tillis rips Dems for blocking debate on police reform bill, warns of 'blood on their hands'

Tillis rips Dems for blocking debate on police reform bill, warns of 'blood on their hands'

Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., told “America's Newsroom ” Wednesday that congressional Democrats would rather keep the “police reform issue alive until November” th [...] Read full article: Tillis rips Dems for blocking debate on ...→

Senate Democrats block Republicans’ ‘do nothing’ police reform bill

Senate Democrats block Republicans’ ‘do nothing’ police reform bill

Senate Democrats on Wednesday blocked a Republican police reform bill, saying it didn’t go far enough to address national unrest over the killing of George Flo [...] Read full article: Senate Democrats block Republicans’ ‘do ...→

Senate Republicans' police reform bill fails on test vote amid Dem opposition

Senate Republicans' police reform bill fails on test vote amid Dem opposition

A Republican-authored police reform bill failed in a Senate test vote Wednesday after Democrats opposed the bill on the basis it did not go far enough -- spark [...] Read full article: Senate Republicans' police reform bill f...→

Senate Democrats poised to block Republican police reform bill

Senate Democrats poised to block Republican police reform bill

Democrats say the plan doesn't go nearly far enough in tackling police misconduct. Republicans chastised them for refusing to even begin debate. Read full article: Senate Democrats poised to block Republi...→

Senate GOP police reform bill facing gridlock ahead of vote

Senate GOP police reform bill facing gridlock ahead of vote

With no breakthrough in sight, the Senate appears to be headed toward an impasse on police reform. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) warned on the ev [...] Read full article: Senate GOP police reform bill facing gri...→

Gov. Whitmer Appeals Gym Reopening, Asks For Delay Due To Covid-19

Governor Gretchen Whitmer is asking an appeals court to keep gyms closed ahead of their planned Thursday re-opening. Read full article: Gov. Whitmer Appeals Gym Reopening, Asks...→

Oakland mayor says public safety reform 'means not just to reform the police, but to replace the police'

Oakland mayor says public safety reform 'means not just to reform the police, but to replace the police'

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf suggested on Tuesday that police officers should be replaced by public employees who can respond to traumatic scenes and other situa [...] Read full article: Oakland mayor says public safety reform ...→

Braun knocks Senate Dems over 'terrible' threat to block Tim Scott's police reform bill

Braun knocks Senate Dems over 'terrible' threat to block Tim Scott's police reform bill

Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., told "The Daily Briefing" Tuesday that both parties should find a middle ground on the issue of law enforcement reform after Senate De [...] Read full article: Braun knocks Senate Dems over 'terrible'...→

Senate Democrats will oppose GOP police reform bill, setting up stalemate in Congress

Senate Democrats will oppose GOP police reform bill, setting up stalemate in Congress

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer called the GOP reform bill "deeply, fundamentally and irrevocably flawed." Read full article: Senate Democrats will oppose GOP police ...→

Democrats express opposition to Republican police reform bill

Democrats express opposition to Republican police reform bill

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said that the Republican bill will not have the votes to move forward in the Senate. Read full article: Democrats express opposition to Republic...→

Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Plan For Schools To Resume In-Person Classes This Fall

Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Plan For Schools To Resume In-Person Classes This Fall

Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday said the entire state is on track to move to Phase 4 of the plan to reopen the economy on Friday. Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Plan For Scho...→

Turner Gives Houston COVID-19 Update and Unveils Police Reform Task Force

Turner Gives Houston COVID-19 Update and Unveils Police Reform Task Force

In a Wednesday afternoon press conference, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner straddled the two crises gripping the nation: the troubling spread of COVID-19 and th [...] Read full article: Turner Gives Houston COVID-19 Update and...→

Poll: GOP Sees Path to Retake House Through Democrats' Support for Defunding the Police, Socialism

Poll: GOP Sees Path to Retake House Through Democrats' Support for Defunding the Police, Socialism

The NRCC said that Republicans can gain the House majority due to Democrats' support for socialism and defunding the police. Read full article: Poll: GOP Sees Path to Retake House Thro...→

Senate Dems say Republican version of police reform bill isn’t enough

Senate Dems say Republican version of police reform bill isn’t enough

Republicans in the US Senate tried to bring up their police reform bill but Democrats blocked it calling their reforms a political stunt rather than a good fai [...] Read full article: Senate Dems say Republican version of po...→

Police reform bill fails in the Senate, Ohio Sen. Brown: “Not a serious proposal”

Police reform bill fails in the Senate, Ohio Sen. Brown: “Not a serious proposal”

WASHINGTON D.C. (WCMH) — Despite weeks of protests, Congress has been unable to agree on how to change law enforcement. On Thursday, the Senate tried but faile [...] Read full article: Police reform bill fails in the Senate, ...→

2 Pennsylvania Police Reform Bills Unanimously Pass Through House On 'Historic Day'

2 Pennsylvania Police Reform Bills Unanimously Pass Through House On 'Historic Day'

Not only will an officer's mental health be addressed but legislators want to create a tracking system for misconduct. Read full article: 2 Pennsylvania Police Reform Bills Unani...→

Activists say mayor’s police reform promises ring hollow

Activists say mayor’s police reform promises ring hollow

Lori Lightfoot has hampered the process of installing a police oversight council, activists say, despite making it a major part of her public safety platform d [...] Read full article: Activists say mayor’s police reform prom...→

SJSU students, faculty petition to defund, reform campus police

SJSU students, faculty petition to defund, reform campus police

The petition’s demands include immediately disarming campus police officers, increasing transparency in the police department and implementing the reforms. Read full article: SJSU students, faculty petition to defun...→

Caravan drives through South Miami to show support for police

Caravan drives through South Miami to show support for police

SOUTH MIAMI, FLA. (WSVN) - A caravan drove through South Miami to show their support for the police. The caravan started in Coral Gables at... Read full article: Caravan drives through South Miami to sh...→

McConnell accuses Dems of ‘bizarre new ultimatum’ on police reform, as bill poised to fail

McConnell accuses Dems of ‘bizarre new ultimatum’ on police reform, as bill poised to fail

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday accused Democrats of a “bizarre new ultimatum” on police reform, saying Democrats want to be allowed to rew [...] Read full article: McConnell accuses Dems of ‘bizarre new u...→

Police reform: Minnesota’s leaders need to think bigger | MinnPost

Police reform: Minnesota’s leaders need to think bigger | MinnPost

The governor has launched a human rights investigation into the MPD, but that does not go far enough. We also need a nonpartisan commission that specifically f [...] Read full article: Police reform: Minnesota’s leaders need ...→

Senate Heads for Showdown Over Republican Police Reform Bill

The U.S. Senate headed for a showdown on Wednesday over a Republican police reform bill that Democrats have rejected as too limited to rein in police misconduc [...] Read full article: Senate Heads for Showdown Over Republica...→

San Jose mayor releases extensive police reform plan to investigate officers, audit spending

San Jose mayor releases extensive police reform plan to investigate officers, audit spending

The mayor’s plan comes just one week after the city passed a budget that maintained the police department’s budget Read full article: San Jose mayor releases extensive police...→

‘It’s a nice hashtag’: Chicago’s Lightfoot pushes police reform, not defunding

‘It’s a nice hashtag’: Chicago’s Lightfoot pushes police reform, not defunding

The mayor says the status quo for law enforcement has failed but argues defunding the police would hurt diversity on the force. Read full article: ‘It’s a nice hashtag’: Chicago’s Lightfo...→

In showdown power play, most Senate Democrats will vote no if McConnell calls GOP police reform bill

In showdown power play, most Senate Democrats will vote no if McConnell calls GOP police reform bill

"I, for one, do not intend to be played," said Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., leading a charge against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on policing legisl [...] Read full article: In showdown power play, most Senate Demo...→

Council Passes Resolutions Moving Police Reform Closer to November Ballot - Times of San Diego

The San Diego City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve two resolutions moving the city closer to placing the establishment of an independent Commissio [...] Read full article: Council Passes Resolutions Moving Police...→

Politico Fails to Ask WA Gov. Inslee About Police-Free Autonomous Zone

Politico Fails to Ask WA Gov. Inslee About Police-Free Autonomous Zone

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee dodged a bullet when Politico failed to ask him during an interview about the police-free autonomous zone. Read full article: Politico Fails to Ask WA Gov. Inslee Abo...→

Police reform efforts grind to a crawl in Congress

Police reform efforts grind to a crawl in Congress

Political risks of inaction are high, as the public wants to see policing changes after nearly a month of constant demonstrations nationwide, in cities large a [...] Read full article: Police reform efforts grind to a crawl i...→

'Chokeholds aren’t a joking matter': Schumer scolds GOP senator over police reform bill remarks

'Chokeholds aren’t a joking matter': Schumer scolds GOP senator over police reform bill remarks

Schumer said Tuesday that the Republican policing bill is “deeply, fundamentally and irrevocably flawed, calling it a “nonstarter.” Read full article: 'Chokeholds aren’t a joking matter': Sch...→

Police reform legislation falters in Washington ahead of Wednesday test vote

Police reform legislation falters in Washington ahead of Wednesday test vote

Senate Democrats are poised to sink Republicans' police reform legislation by depriving them of the 60 votes needed to even start debate on Sen. Tim Scott's Ju [...] Read full article: Police reform legislation falters in Was...→

State Senator: Gov. Whitmer ‘Cold-Blooded Killed’ Nursing Home Patients

State Senator: Gov. Whitmer ‘Cold-Blooded Killed’ Nursing Home Patients

A Michigan state senator believes Gov. Gretchen Whitmer "cold-blooded killed" nursing home patients with her coronavirus policy. | Politics Read full article: State Senator: Gov. Whitmer ‘Cold-Bloode...→

Reporter's Notebook: On police reform, Congress may have missed its 'moment'

Reporter's Notebook: On police reform, Congress may have missed its 'moment'

It’s easy to score political points, but tougher to move the same bill through the House and Senate and deposit it on President Trump’s desk. Read full article: Reporter's Notebook: On police reform, C...→

Turner Gives Houston COVID-19 Update and Unveils Police Reform Task Force

Turner Gives Houston COVID-19 Update and Unveils Police Reform Task Force

In a Wednesday afternoon press conference, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner straddled the two crises gripping the nation: the troubling spread of COVID-19 and th [...] Read full article: Turner Gives Houston COVID-19 Update and...→

Caravan Travels to South Florida Police Departments to Support Officers

Caravan Travels to South Florida Police Departments to Support Officers

Dozens of vehicles caravanned to police departments across South Florida Wednesday in support of officers. Read full article: Caravan Travels to South Florida Police ...→

Police Commissioner Shea announces more NYPD changes

Police Commissioner Shea announces more NYPD changes

Police Commissioner Dermot Shea made an announcement Wednesday on more changes that are being made within the NYPD Wednesday.  Read full article: Police Commissioner Shea announces more ...→

Poll: GOP Sees Path to Retake House Through Democrats' Support for Defunding the Police, Socialism

Poll: GOP Sees Path to Retake House Through Democrats' Support for Defunding the Police, Socialism

The NRCC said that Republicans can gain the House majority due to Democrats' support for socialism and defunding the police. Read full article: Poll: GOP Sees Path to Retake House Thro...→

Democrats Block Tim Scott From Getting a Vote on His Police Reform Bill

Democrats Block Tim Scott From Getting a Vote on His Police Reform Bill

Senate Democrats filibustered a police reform bill introduced by Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC), who has been working on the issue for years. Read full article: Democrats Block Tim Scott From Getting a...→

Senate Dems say Republican version of police reform bill isn’t enough

Senate Dems say Republican version of police reform bill isn’t enough

Republicans in the US Senate tried to bring up their police reform bill but Democrats blocked it calling their reforms a political stunt rather than a good fai [...] Read full article: Senate Dems say Republican version of po...→

Letter: Editorial was right about Becerra, police on reform

Letter: Editorial was right about Becerra, police on reform

As the editorial pointed out, Attorney General Becerra has done so while in cahoots with officers’ unions and police chiefs, including many Bay Area police chi [...] Read full article: Letter: Editorial was right about Becerr...→

How police reform collapsed in the Senate

How police reform collapsed in the Senate

Democrats and Republicans are deadlocked, and neither party seems inclined to give an inch. Read full article: How police reform collapsed in the Senat...→

Police reform bill fails in the Senate, Ohio Sen. Brown: “Not a serious proposal”

Police reform bill fails in the Senate, Ohio Sen. Brown: “Not a serious proposal”

WASHINGTON D.C. (WCMH) — Despite weeks of protests, Congress has been unable to agree on how to change law enforcement. On Thursday, the Senate tried but faile [...] Read full article: Police reform bill fails in the Senate, ...→

Sen. Tim Scott rips into Democrats after GOP police reform effort fails in Senate

Sen. Tim Scott rips into Democrats after GOP police reform effort fails in Senate

Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., ripped into Democrats Wednesday after the bill he authored on police reform failed in the Senate on a procedural vote, accusing Democra [...] Read full article: Sen. Tim Scott rips into Democrats after...→

2 Pennsylvania Police Reform Bills Unanimously Pass Through House On 'Historic Day'

2 Pennsylvania Police Reform Bills Unanimously Pass Through House On 'Historic Day'

Not only will an officer's mental health be addressed but legislators want to create a tracking system for misconduct. Read full article: 2 Pennsylvania Police Reform Bills Unani...→

Gov. Whitmer Extends Executive Order Enabling Remote Transactions

Gov. Whitmer Extends Executive Order Enabling Remote Transactions

Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order Wednesday, which extends a previous executive order temporarily allowing e-signatures on official documents [...] Read full article: Gov. Whitmer Extends Executive Order Ena...→

Activists say mayor’s police reform promises ring hollow

Activists say mayor’s police reform promises ring hollow

Lori Lightfoot has hampered the process of installing a police oversight council, activists say, despite making it a major part of her public safety platform d [...] Read full article: Activists say mayor’s police reform prom...→

Tillis rips Dems for blocking debate on police reform bill, warns of 'blood on their hands'

Tillis rips Dems for blocking debate on police reform bill, warns of 'blood on their hands'

Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., told “America's Newsroom ” Wednesday that congressional Democrats would rather keep the “police reform issue alive until November” th [...] Read full article: Tillis rips Dems for blocking debate on ...→

SJSU students, faculty petition to defund, reform campus police

SJSU students, faculty petition to defund, reform campus police

The petition’s demands include immediately disarming campus police officers, increasing transparency in the police department and implementing the reforms. Read full article: SJSU students, faculty petition to defun...→

Senate Democrats block Republicans’ ‘do nothing’ police reform bill

Senate Democrats block Republicans’ ‘do nothing’ police reform bill

Senate Democrats on Wednesday blocked a Republican police reform bill, saying it didn’t go far enough to address national unrest over the killing of George Flo [...] Read full article: Senate Democrats block Republicans’ ‘do ...→

Caravan drives through South Miami to show support for police

Caravan drives through South Miami to show support for police

SOUTH MIAMI, FLA. (WSVN) - A caravan drove through South Miami to show their support for the police. The caravan started in Coral Gables at... Read full article: Caravan drives through South Miami to sh...→

Senate Republicans' police reform bill fails on test vote amid Dem opposition

Senate Republicans' police reform bill fails on test vote amid Dem opposition

A Republican-authored police reform bill failed in a Senate test vote Wednesday after Democrats opposed the bill on the basis it did not go far enough -- spark [...] Read full article: Senate Republicans' police reform bill f...→

McConnell accuses Dems of ‘bizarre new ultimatum’ on police reform, as bill poised to fail

McConnell accuses Dems of ‘bizarre new ultimatum’ on police reform, as bill poised to fail

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday accused Democrats of a “bizarre new ultimatum” on police reform, saying Democrats want to be allowed to rew [...] Read full article: McConnell accuses Dems of ‘bizarre new u...→

Senate Democrats poised to block Republican police reform bill

Senate Democrats poised to block Republican police reform bill

Democrats say the plan doesn't go nearly far enough in tackling police misconduct. Republicans chastised them for refusing to even begin debate. Read full article: Senate Democrats poised to block Republi...→

Police reform: Minnesota’s leaders need to think bigger | MinnPost

Police reform: Minnesota’s leaders need to think bigger | MinnPost

The governor has launched a human rights investigation into the MPD, but that does not go far enough. We also need a nonpartisan commission that specifically f [...] Read full article: Police reform: Minnesota’s leaders need ...→

Senate Heads for Showdown Over Republican Police Reform Bill

The U.S. Senate headed for a showdown on Wednesday over a Republican police reform bill that Democrats have rejected as too limited to rein in police misconduc [...] Read full article: Senate Heads for Showdown Over Republica...→

Senate GOP police reform bill facing gridlock ahead of vote

Senate GOP police reform bill facing gridlock ahead of vote

With no breakthrough in sight, the Senate appears to be headed toward an impasse on police reform. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) warned on the ev [...] Read full article: Senate GOP police reform bill facing gri...→

San Jose mayor releases extensive police reform plan to investigate officers, audit spending

San Jose mayor releases extensive police reform plan to investigate officers, audit spending

The mayor’s plan comes just one week after the city passed a budget that maintained the police department’s budget Read full article: San Jose mayor releases extensive police...→

‘It’s a nice hashtag’: Chicago’s Lightfoot pushes police reform, not defunding

‘It’s a nice hashtag’: Chicago’s Lightfoot pushes police reform, not defunding

The mayor says the status quo for law enforcement has failed but argues defunding the police would hurt diversity on the force. Read full article: ‘It’s a nice hashtag’: Chicago’s Lightfo...→

Gov. Whitmer Appeals Gym Reopening, Asks For Delay Due To Covid-19

Governor Gretchen Whitmer is asking an appeals court to keep gyms closed ahead of their planned Thursday re-opening. Read full article: Gov. Whitmer Appeals Gym Reopening, Asks...→

In showdown power play, most Senate Democrats will vote no if McConnell calls GOP police reform bill

In showdown power play, most Senate Democrats will vote no if McConnell calls GOP police reform bill

"I, for one, do not intend to be played," said Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., leading a charge against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on policing legisl [...] Read full article: In showdown power play, most Senate Demo...→

Oakland mayor says public safety reform 'means not just to reform the police, but to replace the police'

Oakland mayor says public safety reform 'means not just to reform the police, but to replace the police'

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf suggested on Tuesday that police officers should be replaced by public employees who can respond to traumatic scenes and other situa [...] Read full article: Oakland mayor says public safety reform ...→

Council Passes Resolutions Moving Police Reform Closer to November Ballot - Times of San Diego

The San Diego City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve two resolutions moving the city closer to placing the establishment of an independent Commissio [...] Read full article: Council Passes Resolutions Moving Police...→

Politico Fails to Ask WA Gov. Inslee About Police-Free Autonomous Zone

Politico Fails to Ask WA Gov. Inslee About Police-Free Autonomous Zone

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee dodged a bullet when Politico failed to ask him during an interview about the police-free autonomous zone. Read full article: Politico Fails to Ask WA Gov. Inslee Abo...→

Braun knocks Senate Dems over 'terrible' threat to block Tim Scott's police reform bill

Braun knocks Senate Dems over 'terrible' threat to block Tim Scott's police reform bill

Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., told "The Daily Briefing" Tuesday that both parties should find a middle ground on the issue of law enforcement reform after Senate De [...] Read full article: Braun knocks Senate Dems over 'terrible'...→

Police reform efforts grind to a crawl in Congress

Police reform efforts grind to a crawl in Congress

Political risks of inaction are high, as the public wants to see policing changes after nearly a month of constant demonstrations nationwide, in cities large a [...] Read full article: Police reform efforts grind to a crawl i...→

Senate Democrats will oppose GOP police reform bill, setting up stalemate in Congress

Senate Democrats will oppose GOP police reform bill, setting up stalemate in Congress

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer called the GOP reform bill "deeply, fundamentally and irrevocably flawed." Read full article: Senate Democrats will oppose GOP police ...→

'Chokeholds aren’t a joking matter': Schumer scolds GOP senator over police reform bill remarks

'Chokeholds aren’t a joking matter': Schumer scolds GOP senator over police reform bill remarks

Schumer said Tuesday that the Republican policing bill is “deeply, fundamentally and irrevocably flawed, calling it a “nonstarter.” Read full article: 'Chokeholds aren’t a joking matter': Sch...→

Police reform legislation falters in Washington ahead of Wednesday test vote

Police reform legislation falters in Washington ahead of Wednesday test vote

Senate Democrats are poised to sink Republicans' police reform legislation by depriving them of the 60 votes needed to even start debate on Sen. Tim Scott's Ju [...] Read full article: Police reform legislation falters in Was...→

Democrats express opposition to Republican police reform bill

Democrats express opposition to Republican police reform bill

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said that the Republican bill will not have the votes to move forward in the Senate. Read full article: Democrats express opposition to Republic...→

State Senator: Gov. Whitmer ‘Cold-Blooded Killed’ Nursing Home Patients

State Senator: Gov. Whitmer ‘Cold-Blooded Killed’ Nursing Home Patients

A Michigan state senator believes Gov. Gretchen Whitmer "cold-blooded killed" nursing home patients with her coronavirus policy. | Politics Read full article: State Senator: Gov. Whitmer ‘Cold-Bloode...→

Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Plan For Schools To Resume In-Person Classes This Fall

Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Plan For Schools To Resume In-Person Classes This Fall

Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday said the entire state is on track to move to Phase 4 of the plan to reopen the economy on Friday. Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Plan For Scho...→