The Texas Legislature is telling Congress it’s time to improve immigration. Both Republicans and Democrats, in the state House and Senate, from Brownsville to Houston, Fort Worth to San Antonio, have sponsored legislation supporting comprehensive immigration reform and urging Congress to pass national legislation introduced last month. Their bills are moving forward out of committee, [...]
Truman National Security Project hosts Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) for a talk on pollutants and global climate change. Sen. Chris Murphy appears at Center for National Policy forum on international climate change. 1 Massachusetts Ave. N.W. http://cnponline.org/ht/display/EventDetails/i/42205 Contact: 202-682-1800 Click here to read the entire post.
“First off, I object to this. I’m tired of somebody telling me I don’t care about our soldiers, that we don’t respond.” Those are the words Army Chief of Staff General Raymond Odierno had for California Representative Duncan Hunter during a recent House Armed Services Committee hearing. For about a year and a half, Rep. Hunter has [...]
Daily Press cites Truman Project statistics in discussion of veteran disability claims. Sen. Mark Warner is pressing his case for law schools across the country to follow a “playbook” developed at the College of William and Mary to reduce the nation’s backlog of veteran disability claims. And he’s trying to enlist 99 influential people to [...]
As the Senate prepares to debate gun safety legislation, Senators will go to great lengths to demonstrate they are ardent supporters of the 2nd Amendment. Meanwhile, the House will consider the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA, a bill with enormous implications for the 4th Amendment, but few members seem equally concerned about the impacts [...]