Dwight A. Weingarten - Medill News Service

U.S. Rep. Wasserman Schultz presses Trump official on “horrendous” immigration detention centers

By: - May 1, 2019

WASHINGTON — Less than three weeks into his new job, Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan faced questions from Florida lawmakers this week about the department’s immigration enforcement policies. U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, a Democrat who represents South Florida, decried the conditions of Immigration and Customs Enforcement centers, calling them “inhumane.” Wasserman Schultz specifically pointed […]

U.S. Rep. Castor promises solutions at climate committee’s first hearing; Young activists get involved

By: - April 5, 2019

WASHINGTON  — Several young climate activists on Thursday chastised all three branches of the federal government for not acting aggressively to address the growing threat of global warming. At the first hearing of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, Aji Piper, an 18-year-old from Seattle who has sued the federal government for not […]