Tag: congressional black caucus
Nancy Pelosi Honors Alcee Hastings in National Statuary Hall
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., joined the Congressional Black Caucus, House Democratic Leadership and members of the Florida Congressional Delegation for a Celebration of Life for the late U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., in National Statuary Hall.
Darren Soto’s Blockchain Bills Gain Traction on Capitol Hill
Soto was able to get his “Digital Taxonomy Act,” which he brought out in April 2019 with the backing of U.S. Rep. Warren Davidson, R-Ohio. The bill would have the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) study the “state of blockchain technology in commerce, including its use to reduce fraud and increase security.”
Alcee Hastings Leads Call for Comprehensive Action From Europe to Address Anti-Black Racism
The letter also urges an immediate inquiry into an altercation involving a black member of the European Parliament and a Belgian police officer.
RNC Takes Aim at Val Demings Over Police Reform
Demings, who served more than a quarter of a century in law enforcement including rising to chief of the Orlando Police Department, is one of the cosponsors of the “Justice in Policing Act” that congressional Democrats are pushing.
Joe Biden Reels in the Support of Two Members of the Florida Congressional Delegation
On Tuesday, U.S. Reps. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., backed Biden. They had been supporting U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., but she ended her campaign last month.