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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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

‘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...→

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 ...→

Police update report on Minneapolis gunfire, say none killed

Police update report on Minneapolis gunfire, say none killed

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Police in Minneapolis on Tuesday said they erroneously reported that one person had died when gunfire broke out in the city’s Uptown area. Read full article: Police update report on Minneapolis gunf...→

'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...→

Let’s get honest about Chicago police: They will never embrace reform

Let’s get honest about Chicago police: They will never embrace reform

Rather than take steps to address the 70% of reform deadlines they have simply missed or ignored, CPD offers us more platitudes Read full article: Let’s get honest about Chicago police: T...→

Charlie Baker’s coronavirus response, police reform bill criticized at Boston State Hospital redevelopment launch

Charlie Baker’s coronavirus response, police reform bill criticized at Boston State Hospital redevelopment launch

Gov. Charlie Baker – in Mattapan Tuesday to announce the minority-led redevelopment of the final portion of the former Boston State Hospital plot – was taken t [...] Read full article: Charlie Baker’s coronavirus response, 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...→

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, ...→

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...→

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 ...→

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...→

DuPage officials debate: Should COVID-19 relief money cover all police, fire costs?

DuPage officials debate: Should COVID-19 relief money cover all police, fire costs?

Chirico, the mayor of Naperville, quoted a U.S. Treasury document that reads, in part: "a state, territorial, local, or tribal government may presume that payr [...] Read full article: DuPage officials debate: Should COVID-19...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

U.S. Congress hits partisan gridlock over police reform - amNewYork

BY DAVID MORGAN Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. Congress found themselves in a partisan deadlock on Tuesday over police reform legislation to Read full article: U.S. Congress hits partisan gridlock ove...→

A side-by-side look at police reform bills in Congress

As congressional lawmakers work toward one of the most ambitious policing overhauls in decades, there is increasing division between Republicans and Democrats [...] Read full article: A side-by-side look at police reform bil...→

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...→

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 ...→

WATCH: Dallas Mayor's Update on City's COVID-19 Response to Come This Afternoon

WATCH: Dallas Mayor's Update on City's COVID-19 Response to Come This Afternoon

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson will host a press conference Wednesday afternoon to provide an update on the city’s COVID-19 response. Read full article: WATCH: Dallas Mayor's Update on City's C...→

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...→

11 Dallas Police Officers Test Positive for COVID-19

11 Dallas Police Officers Test Positive for COVID-19

Eleven detectives assigned to the evening shift of the Crimes Against Persons’ Robbery and Assault units of the Dallas Police Department have tested positive f [...] Read full article: 11 Dallas Police Officers Test Positive ...→

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...→

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...→

McConnell dings Democrats for threatening to block debate on GOP police reform bill

McConnell dings Democrats for threatening to block debate on GOP police reform bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday brushed off Democrats’ concerns about proceeding with the Senate GOP’s police reform package this week, as th [...] Read full article: McConnell dings Democrats for threatenin...→

POLITICO Playbook PM: Why police reform is on life support

POLITICO Playbook PM: Why police reform is on life support

And President Donald Trump says he was not kidding when he said he told the government to slow coronavirus testing. Read full article: POLITICO Playbook PM: Why police reform ...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

11 Dallas Police Officers Test Positive for COVID-19

11 Dallas Police Officers Test Positive for COVID-19

Eleven detectives assigned to the evening shift of the Crimes Against Persons’ Robbery and Assault units of the Dallas Police Department have tested positive f [...] Read full article: 11 Dallas Police Officers Test Positive ...→

DuPage officials debate: Should COVID-19 relief money cover all police, fire costs?

DuPage officials debate: Should COVID-19 relief money cover all police, fire costs?

Chirico, the mayor of Naperville, quoted a U.S. Treasury document that reads, in part: "a state, territorial, local, or tribal government may presume that payr [...] Read full article: DuPage officials debate: Should COVID-19...→

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'...→

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...→

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...→

U.S. Congress hits partisan gridlock over police reform - amNewYork

BY DAVID MORGAN Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. Congress found themselves in a partisan deadlock on Tuesday over police reform legislation to Read full article: U.S. Congress hits partisan gridlock ove...→

Let’s get honest about Chicago police: They will never embrace reform

Let’s get honest about Chicago police: They will never embrace reform

Rather than take steps to address the 70% of reform deadlines they have simply missed or ignored, CPD offers us more platitudes Read full article: Let’s get honest about Chicago police: T...→

POLITICO Playbook PM: Why police reform is on life support

POLITICO Playbook PM: Why police reform is on life support

And President Donald Trump says he was not kidding when he said he told the government to slow coronavirus testing. Read full article: POLITICO Playbook PM: Why police reform ...→

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...→

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...→

WATCH: Dallas Mayor's Update on City's COVID-19 Response to Come This Afternoon

WATCH: Dallas Mayor's Update on City's COVID-19 Response to Come This Afternoon

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson will host a press conference Wednesday afternoon to provide an update on the city’s COVID-19 response. Read full article: WATCH: Dallas Mayor's Update on City's C...→

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...→

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...→

Police update report on Minneapolis gunfire, say none killed

Police update report on Minneapolis gunfire, say none killed

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Police in Minneapolis on Tuesday said they erroneously reported that one person had died when gunfire broke out in the city’s Uptown area. Read full article: Police update report on Minneapolis gunf...→

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...→

McConnell dings Democrats for threatening to block debate on GOP police reform bill

McConnell dings Democrats for threatening to block debate on GOP police reform bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday brushed off Democrats’ concerns about proceeding with the Senate GOP’s police reform package this week, as th [...] Read full article: McConnell dings Democrats for threatenin...→

A side-by-side look at police reform bills in Congress

As congressional lawmakers work toward one of the most ambitious policing overhauls in decades, there is increasing division between Republicans and Democrats [...] Read full article: A side-by-side look at police reform bil...→

Charlie Baker’s coronavirus response, police reform bill criticized at Boston State Hospital redevelopment launch

Charlie Baker’s coronavirus response, police reform bill criticized at Boston State Hospital redevelopment launch

Gov. Charlie Baker – in Mattapan Tuesday to announce the minority-led redevelopment of the final portion of the former Boston State Hospital plot – was taken t [...] Read full article: Charlie Baker’s coronavirus response, po...→

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...→

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...→

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 ...→

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...→

WATCH: Dallas Mayor's Update on City's COVID-19 Response to Come This Afternoon

WATCH: Dallas Mayor's Update on City's COVID-19 Response to Come This Afternoon

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson will host a press conference Wednesday afternoon to provide an update on the city’s COVID-19 response. Read full article: WATCH: Dallas Mayor's Update on City's C...→

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...→

11 Dallas Police Officers Test Positive for COVID-19

11 Dallas Police Officers Test Positive for COVID-19

Eleven detectives assigned to the evening shift of the Crimes Against Persons’ Robbery and Assault units of the Dallas Police Department have tested positive f [...] Read full article: 11 Dallas Police Officers Test Positive ...→

DuPage officials debate: Should COVID-19 relief money cover all police, fire costs?

DuPage officials debate: Should COVID-19 relief money cover all police, fire costs?

Chirico, the mayor of Naperville, quoted a U.S. Treasury document that reads, in part: "a state, territorial, local, or tribal government may presume that payr [...] Read full article: DuPage officials debate: Should COVID-19...→

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...→

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 update report on Minneapolis gunfire, say none killed

Police update report on Minneapolis gunfire, say none killed

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Police in Minneapolis on Tuesday said they erroneously reported that one person had died when gunfire broke out in the city’s Uptown area. Read full article: Police update report on Minneapolis gunf...→

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...→

U.S. Congress hits partisan gridlock over police reform - amNewYork

BY DAVID MORGAN Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. Congress found themselves in a partisan deadlock on Tuesday over police reform legislation to Read full article: U.S. Congress hits partisan gridlock ove...→

McConnell dings Democrats for threatening to block debate on GOP police reform bill

McConnell dings Democrats for threatening to block debate on GOP police reform bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday brushed off Democrats’ concerns about proceeding with the Senate GOP’s police reform package this week, as th [...] Read full article: McConnell dings Democrats for threatenin...→

Let’s get honest about Chicago police: They will never embrace reform

Let’s get honest about Chicago police: They will never embrace reform

Rather than take steps to address the 70% of reform deadlines they have simply missed or ignored, CPD offers us more platitudes Read full article: Let’s get honest about Chicago police: T...→

A side-by-side look at police reform bills in Congress

As congressional lawmakers work toward one of the most ambitious policing overhauls in decades, there is increasing division between Republicans and Democrats [...] Read full article: A side-by-side look at police reform bil...→

POLITICO Playbook PM: Why police reform is on life support

POLITICO Playbook PM: Why police reform is on life support

And President Donald Trump says he was not kidding when he said he told the government to slow coronavirus testing. Read full article: POLITICO Playbook PM: Why police reform ...→

Charlie Baker’s coronavirus response, police reform bill criticized at Boston State Hospital redevelopment launch

Charlie Baker’s coronavirus response, police reform bill criticized at Boston State Hospital redevelopment launch

Gov. Charlie Baker – in Mattapan Tuesday to announce the minority-led redevelopment of the final portion of the former Boston State Hospital plot – was taken t [...] Read full article: Charlie Baker’s coronavirus response, po...→