Voters in three crucial swing states—Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Florida—favor legalizing marijuana by a slim majority, according to a Quinnipiac poll released Monday.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced Tuesday that the Justice Department will restrict the use of civil asset forfeiture laws to seize bank accounts, the latest in a series of moves by the Justice Department to curb the controversial practice of asset forfeiture.
A bill legalizing medical marijuana at the federal level gained several new bipartisan cosponsors Tuesday, with four Democrats and three Republicans in the House adding their names as cosponsors of the Compassionate Access, Research Expansion and Respect States (CARERS) Act.
Looking out over the lunch crowd packed into a Marriott hotel ballroom in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, David Simon, the creator of The Wire, must have felt a touch of the surreal.
The Department of Veterans Affairs’ top construction official resigned Wednesday with a full federal pension amidst calls from Congress for his firing due to massive cost overruns on VA construction projects.
Every year, the federal government seizes millions of dollars’ worth of property under asset forfeiture laws. It is the U.S. Marshals Service’s job to get rid of it all, which means big savings for you coupon-clippers out there. Here’s the five best items currently on the U.S. Marshals Service auction listings.
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R., Iowa) has launched an investigation into alleged quid pro quo hiring and misuse of federal asset forfeiture funds at the US Marshals Service.
Despite President Obama’s pledge to run the “most transparent administration in history,” federal agencies are still struggling to meet White House benchmarks, and at least three ignored Freedom of Information Act reporting requirements, according to several recent reports released in conjunction with Sunshine Week.
Gov. Rick Perry of Texas, a potential candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, has joined the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Right on Crime campaign, a conservative criminal justice reform initiative.
The State Department is facing a barrage of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits following revelations that Hillary Clinton exclusively used a private email address to conduct official business during her tenure as secretary of state.