HOUSTON, TEXAS--State Senator Ken Paxton’s run-off campaign for Texas Attorney General scored a major victory today after being endorsed by “Texas’ largest law enforcement organization.” In a statement submitted to Breitbart Texas, the Houston Police Officer’s Union Political Action Committee (HPOU) endorsed State Sen. Show More Summary
Major League Soccer and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman yesterday announced a new initiative to protect players from discrimination and harassment based on sexual orientation: Working with the Attorney General's office, the League is undertaking several new efforts as...
No one is safe from identity theft, not even the United States' top law enforcement official. Two men filed fraudulent tax returns using U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder's name, birth date and Social Security number. While a lot ofShow More Summary
By Kathy Hamilton | Cal Watchdog Monday marks the next critical date in legal action surrounding California’s high-speed rail project. By that date, the office of California’s Attorney General Kamala Harris, which represents the High-Speed Rail Authority, is expected to file a new appeal. At issue before the Court of Appeal will be a March...
Two Georgia men were caught trying to cash in on U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s tax returns, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Venezuela’s attorney general on Thursday raised to 28 the official death toll in the violence linked to nearly a month of anti-government protests against leftist President Nicolas Maduro. Another 365 people have been injured, including 109 members of the security forces, Luisa Ortega told Globovision from Geneva, where she is attending UN meetings. “I must […]
Attorney General Eric Holder testified today at a hearing of the U.S. Sentencing Commission on proposed amendments to the sentencing guidelines, one of which is to lower drug sentencing guidelines by two levels. He supports the change. Once approved... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
This week I talked with attorney Maura Healey, who's making a historic bid for attorney general in Massachusetts as the first openly gay candidate for the job. Maura served as Attorney General Martha Coakley's right hand for the last seven years, achieving monumental victories to protect consumers and homeowners and promote LGBT equality. Show More Summary
The endorsement is the latest signal from Attorney General Eric Holder that he is committed to reducing the United States' overwhelming prison population. The post Attorney General Backs Move That Could Shorten Thousands Of Drug Sentences appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The Attorney General endorsed a proposal Thursday that would result in shorter prison sentences for many nonviolent drug traffickers
Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday endorsed a proposal to reduce the recommended federal prison sentences for convicted drug traffickers.
"I don't even know if anyone is reading this anymore." - Putative opposition leader Alexey Navalny in his blog which was blocked today by order of Russia's Attorney General's office.
Attorney General Eric Holder has endorsed a proposal that would result in shorter prison sentences for certain nonviolent drug traffickers.
Major League Soccer has agreed to new measures to protect gay players from discrimination and harassment as a result of meetings with New York's attorney general. The efforts are aimed at... To view the full story, click the title l...
Jeffrey Miron Earlier today, Attorney General Eric Holder asked the U.S. Sentencing Commission to reduce sentences for a broad range of federal drug crimes. This is a long way from legalization, but it goes in the right direction. More...Show More Summary
The Attorney General's endorsement falls in line with the Obama Administration's "Smart on Crime" initiative, aimed at reducing mandatory minimum sentences for low-level, non-violent drug offenders.
) I was on Chris Berg’s 6:30 Point of View program last night debating the “extraordinary places” regulations proposed to the North Dakota Industrial Commission by Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. The commission adopted the policy, but only for public lands, leaving private lands free. On the show, columnist Clay Jenkinson argued for the inclusion of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday endorsed a proposal that would result in shorter prison sentences for many nonviolent drug traffickers, saying the change would rein in runaway federal prison costs and create a fairer criminal justice system.
The attorney general has endorsed a proposal to shorten sentences of nonviolent offenders in an effort to cut federal spending on prisons.
TEXAS--The Single-Use Carry Out Bag Ordinance, which took effect in Austin last year, forbids most retailers from giving out plastic shopping bags in an effort to encourage the use of reusable alternatives. In response to a flood of negative feedback regarding the ban, State Rep. Show More Summary