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Marco Rubio, Michael Waltz Want Feds to Examine, Accelerate Haitian Relief Programs

Cardin introduced the “Haiti Development, Accountability and Institutional Transparency Initiative Act” on Tuesday with Rubio as a co-sponsor. Jeffries brought out the bill in the U.S. House on Tuesday with Waltz as a co-sponsor.

Nancy Pelosi Taps Florida Congresswoman to Serve as Impeachment Manager

“Today, I have the privilege of naming the managers of the impeachment trial of the president,” said Pelosi.  “It is their responsibility to present the very strong case for the president’s impeachment and removal.  The impeachment managers represent the patriotism, pluralism and vibrancy of America.
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Ross Spano Helps New York Democrats Get Criminal Justice Bills Through the House

On a 370-41 vote, the House passed U.S. Rep. Nydia Velazquez’s, D-NY, “Prison to Proprietorship Act” which Spano cosponsored. The bill would have Women’s Business Centers (WBCs) and Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) offer entrepreneurship training services to current prisoners in the federal system.

Ted Deutch’s Bill For Nonviolent Elderly Criminals Serve in Home Detention Program Passes Unanimously

This week, the U.S. House passed U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch’s, D-Fla., proposal to let nonviolent elderly prisoners serve their sentences in home detention programs without opposition.