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'Brexit Is Definitely Happening'
Heritage expert Nile Gardiner joined "Newsy" this week to talk about the most recent news on Brexit, the importance of the United Kingdom regaining its sovereignty, and the need for true freedom from the European Union.
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On Trump's Support for the First Step Act
“As a society, we should be committed to providing every opportunity for people in the criminal justice system to change their lives and become productive members of their communities," said Heritage President Kay Coles James in a statement. “The FIRST STEP Act will increase public safety, strengthen families, and give incarcerated people a chance to flourish after they’ve paid their debt to society ... "
Heritage Launches Innovative Judicial Appointment Tracker
Federal judges serve long after the appointing president leaves office, interpreting what the Constitution and statutes mean and deciding cases involving the most important issues of our time. The Judicial Appointment Tracker provides the accurate and reliable data necessary to monitor and evaluate the process for appointing judges to the federal bench.
On the Resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions
"I am grateful for his many years of public service and his unwavering fight to preserve liberty in this country," said Heritage President Kay Coles James. "During his time at the Department of Justice, he focused on priorities important to the American people, including strengthening our borders, protecting religious liberty and freedom of speech, and improving public safety."
Congress Should Pass Budget During Lame Duck Session
“The economy is doing great, but there are serious challenges that threaten the historic growth and will put pressure on the nation’s finances next year," said Heritage expert Paul Winfree. "The debt limit suspension will expire in March and Congress will likely move to repealing what is left of the Budget Control Act’s discretionary spending limits."
Celebrating Womens Right to Vote
The Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission held its first meeting last week. The commission, created in 2017 through the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission Act, will lead national efforts to commemorate, educate, and celebrate the centennial of the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment. Heritage President Kay Coles James was sworn in as vice chair. James was appointed by President Donald Trump to serve on the commission.