See Local News
Get Balanced News From Your U.S. State.
See Local News
See all locals

Senate Passes Resolution To Overturn Controversial DC Crime Bill

Posted on AllSides March 8th, 2023
From The Right

The U.S. Capitol building in Washington on Feb. 24, 2023.(Madalina Vasiliu/The Epoch Times) The U.S. Senate on March 8 overwhelmingly approved a House-passed bill that would overturn a city ordinance reducing penalties for crime within the federal district. The chamber passed the measure in an 81–14 vote. The resolution would block the Revised Criminal Code Act (RCC), a law passed by the D.C. Council that lessens penalties for some violent crimes, such as carjackings and home burglaries. The reform was introduced as the district is experiencing a record-breaking crime wave....

Read full story
Some content from this outlet may be limited or behind a paywall.

AllSides Picks

https://theepochtimes.com/senate-passes-resolution-to-overturn-controversial-dc-crime-bill_5109210.html

More News about Politics from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right