On the last day of its session, the New Mexico Legislature unanimously passed a landmark bill to limit civil forfeiture. Now, the bipartisan House Bill 560 is on the desk of Gov. Susana Martinez, a Republican, and state residents are waiting to see whether she will sign it.
Inmates at a halfway house in Brooklyn, New York, were allowed to come and go from the facility as they pleased, did not receive mandatory drug testing, and didn’t have required verification of employment, according to a new audit report from the Department of Justice.
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Thursday that he won’t fire his deputy for showing favoritism to high-profile Democrats in key immigration cases, insisting that the problem lay not with Alejandro Mayorkas but rather with a broken visa program.
The Department of Veterans Affairs confirmed Wednesday that it paid a senior manager $288,000 in “relocation payments” when it reassigned her from Washington last year to become director of the agency’s problem-riddled Philadelphia office.
Several Drug Enforcement Administration agents enjoyed sex parties with hookers hired by drug cartels, a watchdog report said Thursday, the latest in a string of investigations into sexual misconduct by government agents.
Sensing a cover-up, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology issued a subpoena Wednesday demanding the EPA chief turn over her cellphone records and emails so investigators can try to figure out if she hid or deleted text messages in what one critic called a “cyberbonfire.”
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has ordered retraining for the state’s Alcoholic Beverage Control police officers after the violent arrest of a black college student.
A top Obama administration official caved to political pressure to approve immigration applications from well-connected wealthy foreigners, ignoring warnings from career officers who said the investor visas should be denied, an inspector general concluded in a report Tuesday.
Sweet Sixteen. Final Four. Egregious Eight. That’s what Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake is calling his bracket of eight recent or ongoing government programs he’s calling out as wasteful spending.
Hillary Rodham Clinton’s email practices are now becoming a legal headache for the Obama administration, which for the first time has admitted to a court that the former secretary of state withheld her emails.