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Senator Murray calls for comprehensive disaster relief for millions of Americans impacted by recent hurricanes & wildfires

Senator Murray: In times of need, “we must demonstrate our commitment to the Americans affected by these disasters and engage the full force of the federal government to assist those in need”  Request includes a […]

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Wyden introduces private prisons bill

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) today introduced legislation that would disqualify private prisons from receiving tax subsidies unavailable to other corporations. Wyden’s bill is a companion to legislation introduced in the House by Rep. Gregory W. […]

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Russian bombers, missiles strike IS in Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — The Russian military says that its long-range bombers and cruise missiles have struck the Islamic State group in eastern Syria. The Russian Defense Ministry spokesman, Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov, said that six […]