DOJ: Congress Must Act to Permanently Ban Lethal Drugs

A teenager ingested what he thought was just half of an oxycodone pill, and it nearly cost him his life.

Op-Ed: Congress Needs To Take Action On Fentanyl Legislation To Save Lives

OPINION: "We urge Congress to make permanent the DEA’s temporary scheduling order for fentanyl analogues."

HHS Issues Notice of Violation to California for its Abortion Coverage Mandate

Last week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR), announced an action which it says will "protect human life and the conscience rights of all Americans."

DOJ Files Brief in Support of Ohio Anti-Abortion Law

The DOJ filed the brief in support of the constitutionality of an Ohio law prohibiting abortion providers from performing an abortion they know is sought because of Down syndrome.

Secretary Perdue: China Phase I Deal is a Bonanza for American Agriculture

"This agreement finally levels the playing field for U.S. agriculture and will be a bonanza for America’s farmers, ranchers, and producers,” said Secretary Perdue.

Political Consultant Sentenced for Fraud Involving Scam PACs

A Maryland political consultant was sentenced to three years in prison today followed by three years of supervised release for fraudulently soliciting hundreds of thousands of dollars in political contributions through several scam political action committees (PACs)

USDA Announces School and Summer Meals Reforms

Under the school meals proposed rule, school nutrition professionals have more flexibility to serve appetizing and healthy meals that appeal to their students’ preferences and subsequently reduce food waste

Former Congressman Sentenced For Insider Trading Scheme, Lying To Federal Law Enforcement Agents

Collins notified his son Cameron, so that he could trade the stock ahead of the public announcement and avoid taking a substantial loss on the stock.

USDA Proposes Rule Regarding Equal Treatment of Faith-Based Organizations

Under current regulations that govern USDA supported programs, religious providers of social services—but not other providers of social services—must make referrals under certain circumstances and must post notices regarding this referral procedure.

Trump Administration Releases “Ensuring American Leadership in Automated Vehicle Technologies: Automated Vehicles 4.0”

AV 4.0 unifies efforts in automated vehicles across 38 Federal departments, independent agencies, commissions, and Executive Offices of The President, providing high-level guidance to state and local governments, innovators, and all stakeholders on the U.S. government’s approach towards AVs.