CONGRESS

Consumer Watch: When Will You Get Your Stimulus Money?

(CNN) - A second round of stimulus payments are on the way, so when will eligible individuals and families receive the money? In a sweeping pandemic aid bill passed just before Christmas; Congress approved $600.00 stimulus payments for each…

Members Of Congress Want Biden To End Fed Death Penalty

(CNN) - President-elect Joe Biden is facing pressure to end the federal death penalty on day one of his administration. Federal executions were on hold for 16-years, until the Justice Department revived them last July. On Tuesday, more than…

Stimulus Stalemate Continues

(CNN) - The coronavirus stimulus package remains in limbo. Negotiations are at a stand-still and the prospects of one succeeding remain uncertain in the wake of the election. Congressional sources say Republican leaders are against a proposal that would…

Fliers Left $926K In Coins, Cash At Security In 2019

(CNN) - TSA is keeping the change; most of it anyway. The Transportation Security Administration says it kept $926,000 last year in change and cash left behind by travelers at airport checkpoints. TSA made the disclosure in a new…

George Floyd's Brother To Testify Before Congress

(CNN) - George Floyd's brother Philonise Floyd will testify before congress on Wednesday. He will be speaking before a House Judiciary Committee hearing on policing practices and law enforcement accountability. A source tells CNN it isn't known yet whether…

Net Neutrality Ends

(NBC News) With Net Neutrality coming to an end, there are fewer rules governing how internet service providers can operate. However, you might not see any immediate changes today. "Each day that…

Congress Makes Credit Freezes Free

(CNN) - Congress passed a bill Tuesday requiring credit reporting agencies to allow you to freeze your credit for free. Placing a freeze on your credit prohibits credit agencies from releasing your information to creditors. That prevents any new…

Congressman Hosts Service Academy Nomination Ceremony

On Friday February 9, 2018, Congressman Drew Ferguson (R-Ga.) hosted a Service Academy Nomination Ceremony at the University of West Georgia Newnan Campus to honor students who received nominations to military service academies. The ceremony honored all 50 students Ferguson…