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Senate Passes Landmark Criminal Justice Reform

The Senate passed once-in-a-generation reforms to America’s prison and sentencing system to reduce recidivism, save tax dollars and promote safe communities.

The bipartisan First Step Act was approved by vote of 87-12
Senate confirms Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to serve on U.S. Supreme Court Details 
Senate confirms Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to serve on U.S. Supreme Court
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Opioid Crisis-Fighting Measures from Senate Judiciary Committee Become Law Details 
Opioid Crisis-Fighting Measures from Senate Judiciary Committee Become Law
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Judiciary Committee approved six bill in the bipartisan SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act. Law will aid in battle against heroin & opioid epidemic

DOJ IG, FBI Director Testify on Pre-Election Report Details 
DOJ IG, FBI Director Testify on Pre-Election Report
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Judiciary Committee examines the Justice Department watchdog's findings on a politically charged investigation in the lead up to the 2016 presidential election.

Hearings AND Meetings

01/16/19 9:30 AM Nomination of the Honorable William Pelham Barr to be Attorney General of the United States
01/15/19 9:30 AM Nomination of the Honorable William Pelham Barr to be Attorney General of the United States
12/19/18 2:30 PM A Comparative Look at Competition Law Approaches to Monopoly and Abuse of Dominance in the US and EU
12/12/18 2:30 PM Narcos: Transnational Cartels and Border Security
12/12/18 10:00 AM China’s Non-Traditional Espionage Against the United States: The Threat and Potential Policy Responses
Official Portrait of Chuck Grassley

Lindsey Graham

of South Carolina
Chairman

Republican members

  • Lindsey Graham (SC)
  • Chuck Grassley (IA)
  • John Cornyn (TX)
  • Michael S. Lee (UT)
  • Ted Cruz (TX)
  • Ben Sasse (NE)
  • Joshua D. Hawley (MO)
  • Thom Tillis (NC)
  • Joni  Ernst (IA)
  • Mike Crapo (ID)
  • John Kennedy (LA)
  • Marsha Blackburn (TN)
Official Portrait Of Dianne Fienstein

Dianne Feinstein

of California
Ranking Member

Democratic members

  • Dianne Feinstein (CA)
  • Patrick Leahy (VT)
  • Dick Durbin (IL)
  • Sheldon Whitehouse (RI)
  • Amy Klobuchar (MN)
  • Christopher A. Coons (DE)
  • Richard Blumenthal (CT)
  • Mazie Hirono (HI)
  • Cory Booker (NJ)
  • Kamala Harris (CA)