| Nov 28, 2012
| 12:31 PM
Congressman Bob Goodlatte has been elected to serve as Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee.
Goodlatte was elected to the post by the House Republican Conference.
His chairmanship will start in January when the 113th Congress begins.
| Aug 15, 2012
| 7:53 AM
WASHINGTON -- Starting Wednesday, people who arrived in the United States as children and without documentation can apply to work without fear of deportation, the director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said Tuesday.
| Aug 15, 2012
| 4:29 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Young illegal immigrants are scrambling to get passports and other records in order as the Homeland Security Department starts accepting applications to allow them to avoid deportation and get work permits.
| May 2, 2012
| 5:24 PM
Justice’s Law, which was signed into law on Wednesday by Gov. Martin O’Malley, was more than four years in the making.
Beginning on Oct. 1, the law will add 10 years to the 30-year maximum prison sentence for fatal child abuse.
| May 24, 2012
| 2:51 PM
State Representative Bryan Cutler wants to make impersonating a police officer a third-degree felony, punishable by a fine of up to $15,000 and a maximum penalty of seven years in prison. In addition to increasing the grading and penalty for the...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 11:50 AM
MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) — Officials in Lansing and around Michigan are taking aim at synthetic marijuana that’s sold in convenience stores and other shops.
The Michigan House Judiciary Committee plans a hearing Tuesday morning on...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 6:25 AM
Lawmakers in Michigan worried about synthetic drug usage are taking steps to make the designer drugs harder to access.
Synthetic drugs, also referred to as designer drugs, include products such as K2 (synthetic marijuana) and spice. They're sold legally,...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 10:19 AM
WASHINGTON -- In an election-year policy change, the Obama administration said Friday it will stop deporting young illegal immigrants who entered the United States as children if they meet certain requirements.
The shift on the politically volatile issue...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 5:06 PM
In a blatantly political move, President Barack Obama has halted the deportation of about 1 million illegal immigrants.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano made the announcement on Friday. The administration will block deportations of illegal...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 9:35 AM
President Obama got tired of waiting on Congress to pass the Dream Act, so he decided to do an end-run.
As of now, Uncle Sam will no longer deport children of illegal immigrants. This applies to people under 30 who were brought into the U.S. before...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 10:59 AM
Starting Saturday purchases Pennsylvania residents make online will include a sales tax.
Online retailers with a physical presence in the state will have to pay at least a 6 percent sales tax for items purchased by Pennsylvanians. That increases to 7...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 7:35 AM
Name: Bob Goodlatte
Running for: U.S. House of Representatives, 6th District (incumbent)
Birthday: September 22, 1952
Official websites: http://goodlatte.house.gov/ and http://bobgoodlatte.com/splash
Biography: In 2011 Goodlatte...