Senate Republicans eye criminal justice reform

Republicans in the U.S. Senate have offered two bills aimed at reforming parts of the federal criminal justice system.


The Children’s Health Insurance Program remains in limbo as Congress mulls over funding. The program covers millions of kids nationwide who don’t qualify for Medicaid, and don’t have private or employer coverage. Sept. 30 was the deadline to extend the program before funding begins to dry up. As lawmakers continue their search for a solution, a child health expert says action is needed soon.



Help for hurricane ravaged Puerto Rico could soon be on the way. The House passed a $35 billion relief package Thursday. Now it is heading to the senate for approval. Washington Correspondent Kellie Meyer has reaction from lawmakers and talks with Puerto Rican’s in DC pleading for support.


University of Virginia innovators are in Washington showing off their ideas for a clean water future. They were invited to the first ever ACC Smithsonian Creativity and Innovation Festival, bringing 15 universities together for a weekend of science, engineering arts and design.


Trump orders Obamacare rewrite


New York Senator fighting Trumps' transgender service member ban


Great Bend Pastor gives opening prayer on Capitol Hill


Tennessee congressman thanks Capitol Police officers at congressional football game


Bipartisan lawmakers come together on the football field to honor police officers


Rep. Noem praises Trump's EPA regulatory rollback


Rep. Cramer credits Trump for regulation rollback


Florida governor pushes for federal support


Border congressman pushing for technology over physical barriers


Lifted rules lift spirits in coal country


Community raises money to send Nebraska veterans to DC


Nearly 100 Wisconsin Vietnam veterans take honor flight


Fallen Nevada firefighters honored at national ceremony


Fallen Texas firefighter honored at national remembrance service


Fallen Mississippi firefighter honored at memorial service


Fallen Maine firefighter honored at national memorial


Local and federal officials come together to stop bullying in schools


Lawmakers looking for policy changes to help with future wildfires


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