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.

Federal Agencies Consider Altering H-2A Program for Temporary Ag Labor

Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue says the proposed rule "will increase access to a reliable legal agricultural workforce, easing unnecessary burdens on farmers, increase enforcement against fraud and abuse, all while maintaining protections for America’s workers."

Ga Congressman: Broadband is the dividing line for 24 Million Rural Americans

“Broadband access has become a dividing line between those twenty-four million rural Americans and the broadband-depended information services urban and suburban Americans take for granted.”

New Third-Country Asylum Rule Implemented, Restrictions Added

Once effective, the rule will place further restrictions on eligibility for illegal immigrants who seek asylum in the United States.

WATCH: Top U.S. General Decries Use Of Continuing Resolutions

“A CR would send a terrible message to adversaries, allies, and most importantly, the soldiers, airmen, and Marines of the Joint Force.”

McBath Backing Bill to Address Drug & Alcohol Abuse on Campus

McBath Joins Trone in Introducing the Bipartisan Campus Prevention and Recovery Services for Students Act Rep. Lucy McBath (GA-06) joined Rep. David Trone (MD-06) in...

US is Providing $98 Million in Assistance in the DRC for Ebola Outbreak

The United States is providing more than $98 million in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in response to the Ebola outbreak since...

Ga Congressman Introduces School Safety Legislation

This legislation would task the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in consultation with the Department of Education, Department of Justice, Department of Homeland Security, and a wide array of stakeholders to develop best practices for the proper use and implementation of behavioral intervention programs.

Graves: “Just because we can spend it, doesn’t mean we should.”

Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14), Republican Leader of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, spoke on the floor of the U.S. House...

Senator Perdue Sponsors Farm To School Act

The legislation builds upon the existing Farm to School program and would provide grant-based funding to procure local foods, establish school gardens, and educate children and families on the importance of healthy foods.