Houston Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee again calls for federal police reform in wake of Louisville PD investigation

Posted on · Jackson Lee’s latest call for action is in response to the Department of Justice releasing a scathing review of the Louisville Police Department, citing the use of an aggressive style of policing towards people of color, and folks most vulnerable in the community. 

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An Incarcerated Texan Says He Should Already Be Home. Why Is He Still In Federal Lockup?

Posted on · Under an interpretation of the First Step Act, the federal government has said it does not have to give people earned time credits until 2022.