News > Republicans

House votes to decriminalize marijuana at federal level

1 month ago   |   By WTAE

The bill would reverse what supporters called a failed policy of criminalizing pot use and take steps to address racial disparities in enforcement of federal drug laws.
Read more ...

 

Marijuana Legalization Bill Passes House; Senate Vote Unlikely

Marijuana Legalization Bill Passes House; Senate Vote Unlikely

1 month ago   |   By Bloomberg

The House voted Friday for the first time to legalize marijuana at the federal level, but the bill has little chance of being considered in the Republican-controlled Senate.
Read more ...

 

House votes to decriminalize marijuana at federal level

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Democratic-controlled House on Friday approved a bill to decriminalize and tax marijuana at the federal level, reversing what supporters called a failed policy of criminalization of pot use and taking steps to address racial disparities in enforcement of federal drug laws.
Opponents, mostly Republicans, called the bill a hollow political gesture and mocked Democrats for bringing it up at a time when thousands of Americans are dying from the coronavirus pandemic.
“With all the challenges America has right now, think COVID relief should be on the floor, but instead, the...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Republicans      Debt      Law      Policy      Retail      Government      Fixed Income      Bonds      Consumer Staples      Joseph Robinette Biden      Addison Mitchell McConnell      Jerrold L Nadler      Democrats  


Here's why it's hard to make more vaccines and boost supplies

Here's why it's hard to make more vaccines and boost supplies

With demand for COVID-19 vaccines outpacing the world's supplies, a frustrated public and policymakers want to know: How can we get more? A lot more. Right away. Read more ...

Thursday marks 35 years since Space Shuttle Challenger tragedy

Thursday marks 35 years since Space Shuttle Challenger tragedy

It's been 35 years since Christa McAuliffe and 6 other crew members were killed in the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. Read more ...

North Carolina man hits 2 deer with new car, then wins $2 million in lottery

North Carolina man hits 2 deer with new car, then wins $2 million in lottery

An unlucky start to a man's day turned upside down when he discovered he won a $2 million lottery prize hours after hitting two deer with his new car. Read more ...

Oklahoma seeking to return $2 million worth of hydroxychloroquine

Oklahoma seeking to return $2 million worth of hydroxychloroquine

The Oklahoma attorney general's office is attempting to return $2 million worth of a malaria drug once touted by former President Donald Trump as an effective treatment for... Read more ...

Cloris Leachman, of ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show' and ‘The Last Picture Show,'...

Cloris Leachman, of ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show' and ‘The Last Picture Show,' dies at 94

Hollywood star Cloris Leachman has died. She was 94. Read more ...

GOP to stay neutral should former President Trump run again

GOP to stay neutral should former President Trump run again

“The party has to stay neutral. I'm not telling anybody to run or not to run in 2024,” the head of the Republican National Committee said. Read more ...

Youth poet laureate Amanda Gorman to recite poem before Super Bowl LV

Youth poet laureate Amanda Gorman to recite poem before Super Bowl LV

Her poem will highlight three individuals the NFL will honor as honorary captains at the Super Bowl "who served as leaders in their respective communities during the global... Read more ...

Oakland International becomes first airport to have COVID-19 test kit...

Oakland International becomes first airport to have COVID-19 test kit vending machines

They are contactless kiosks, and the kits cost between $130 and $150 each. Read more ...

Jennifer King named NFL's 1st Black female assistant position coach

Jennifer King named NFL's 1st Black female assistant position coach

Jennifer King is just the second woman in league history to be an assistant position coach after Tampa Bay's assistant defensive line coach Lori Locust. Read more ...

No Mardi Gras parades, so thousands make 'house floats'

No Mardi Gras parades, so thousands make 'house floats'

You just can't keep a good city down, especially when Mardi Gras is coming. Read more ...