Articles Tagged 'police reform'
City Council passes $88.1 billion budget with $1 billion in cuts to NYPD
The New York City Council passed the city’s $88.1 billion budget just after midnight Wednesday with hopes to solve the Big Apple’s $9 billion budget… READ MORE
AOC: Defund the police means defund the police
The suckers who have spent the last few weeks arguing that “defund the police” does not literally mean “defund the police” should be feeling pretty… READ MORE
House passes police reform bill that faces dead end in Senate
The House on Thursday passed sweeping criminal justice reforms aimed at curbing the use of excessive force by law enforcement after the death of George… READ MORE
House to pass sweeping police reform legislation
House Democrats are poised to pass historic police reforms on Thursday, setting the stage for a showdown with Republicans in the Senate where efforts to… READ MORE
Republican rift opens up over qualified immunity for police
GOP divisions are emerging on whether to change qualified immunity for police as part of a reform bill.
The legal doctrine, which shields police officers… READ MORE
Schumer faces tough choice on police reform
Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) faces a tough call on whether to let a Republican-backed police reform bill advance on the Senate floor next… READ MORE
Parties collide over police reform
The partisan battle over police reform hits a critical juncture on Wednesday, when House Democrats will tee up their sweeping reform package for a floor… READ MORE
Skepticism looms over police reform deal
Congress is facing a familiar enemy as it hunts for a deal on police reforms: the body’s own penchant for gridlock.
Lawmakers want to reach… READ MORE
Senate GOP shifts on police reform
Senate Republicans are signaling a sharp shift on police reform, raising the chances that federal legislation could actually clear Congress and reach President Trump’s desk.… READ MORE