(NEW YORK) -- The head of the Bureau of Prisons union has written to President Joe Biden asking him to seriously consider the impact staffing shortages are having on the nation's federal prisons."The current staffing shortage within our agency have reached a critical level,... Read More.
(The Center Square) – The Washington Farm Bureau is urging state lawmakers to address a multi-million-dollar dispute with the Department of Ecology over a tax exemption for fuels... Read More.
(The Center Square) – The Washington Farm Bureau is voicing concerns about zero-emission vehicle rules adopted in California and their implications to agriculture and trucking industries in this... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Biden administration Solicitor General Elizabeth Prelogar delivered a forceful defense of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Tuesday during a heated Supreme Court argument over the constitutionality of the agency's funding and its future as a bulwark against predatory financial services.She faced off... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A potential government shutdown would be "devastating" for Bureau of Prisons employees, according to the head of the union that represents federal staffers at the agency.A government shutdown appears to be on the horizon with just a few days until funding expires.... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Leaders from the Department of Justice and the Bureau of Prisons gathered on a rainy Tuesday morning in Washington to honor the sacrifice and service of fallen federal correctional officers during National Correctional Officers Week.From May 7 to May 13, correctional officers and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The alleged criminal behavior of former FBI agent Charles McGonigal does not represent the actions of the rest of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI Director Christopher Wray told employees in an internal message summarized to ABC News.McGonigal, who was the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department has tapped Colette Peters, who serves as the director of the Oregon Department of Corrections, to lead the federal Bureau of Prisons, according to a statement released by Attorney General Merrick Garland.Peters has been in her current role since... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Three Bureau of Prisons employees at United States Penitentiary Thompson in Illinois have had to go to the hospital over the past two weeks, according to the local union president, prompting two members of Congress to write a letter to the... Read More.