Marijuana would be taxed and regulated, pot advocates say.
Advocates for legalization aren't worried about Loretta Lynch.
The nominee attorney general nominee noted that she was not involved with the decision.
The 2016 contender is reviving legislation that would limit "asset forfeiture."
The rules would remove many exemptions from the Bush administration, but keep some.
"There's going to be fear-mongering from the Republican Party,” the Hispanic lawmaker said.
The agency has designated inmate expenses and overcrowding as 2015 priorities.
The the 20-year-old emergency declaration was set to expire this week.
Regulations to speed access to care follow a scandal that rocked the agency.
President's deferred action program is “a good petri dish” for more steps, she says.
The Justice Department is proposing a slate of measures to protect workers from retaliation.
Richard Trumka says executive action is needed to stamp out the threat.
DOJ wants $97M to expand use of body cameras and $482M for new immigration judges.
The former CBS reporter testified at the confirmation hearing for Loretta Lynch.
"We want to know how she’s going to straighten out the department," he said.
“The spotlight is now on raising wages,” AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka said.
New rule would require tracking prescription medications for up to six years.
Reform advocates and labor groups want the agriculture sector included.
"You be big. You be bold and do it swiftly,” Rep. Gutiérrez urged Obama.
Agencies now have the option of requiring that contractors perform the training.
Perez, who previously ran the DOJ's Civil Rights Division, is one of the front-runners.
A Gallup survey finds 63 percent of adults approve of the death penalty.
House Majority Leader McCarthy offers preview of next year's agenda.
The outgoing attorney general says defeat on the issue “weighs heavily” on his mind.