DEA Announces Steps Necessary to Improve Access to Marijuana Research

The DEA says that the total number of individuals registered by DEA to conduct research with marijuana, marijuana extracts, derivatives, and THC has increased by more than 40% in the last 2 years.

USDA Details Trade Damage Estimate Calculations

The Chief Economist developed an estimate of gross trade damages for commodities with assessed retaliatory tariffs by China, India, the European Union, and Turkey to set commodity payment rates and purchase levels.

President Trump is Cutting Off the Financial Resources of Maduro and His Regime

Trump is taking action to isolate the illegitimate Maduro regime from the global financial system.

FCC Wants to Create Fund for Expansion of Rural Broadband

The fund would would direct up to $20.4 billion to expand broadband in unserved rural areas.The proposal would raise the bar for rural broadband deployment by making more areas eligible for support and requiring faster service than last year’s Connect America Fund

2018 Report: 23% Decrease in Authorized Wiretaps

Convictions in cases involving electronic surveillance also fell sharply.

US, Guatemala Sign Memorandum to Improve H-2A Non-Immigrant Visa Program

Through this agreement, the Guatemalan government will provide additional safeguards for temporary workers by certifying that labor recruiters are vetted and registered with their government.The agreement is intended to complement existing U.S. laws and strengthen the protections for U.S. workers as well as prospective Guatemalan H-2A workers by ensuring Guatemalan H-2A workers are less susceptible to criminal actors.

President Trump Grants Clemency to 5 Individuals, Commutes Sentence of 2 Others

President Donald J. Trump signed five Executive Grants of Clemency (Full Pardons) on Monday after what the White House says was a 'careful review' of the files.

USDA Proposes to Close SNAP Automatic Eligibility Loophole

The rule would close a loophole that allows states to make participants receiving minimal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits automatically eligible to participate in USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

US Senators Want Federal Programs Published on Central Website

They want all federal programs publicly available on a central government-wide website in order to identify and eliminate program waste and duplication.

Department Of Justice Announces the Release of 3,100 Inmates Under First Step Act, Publishes...

The Bureau of Prisons, as of June 2019, housed just over 180,200 federal inmates. The release of roughly 3,100 inmates totals 1.7% of the total inmate population.