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    Heroin and Synthetic Drug Abuse

    The House Bipartisan Heroin Task Force held a roundtable to hear from physicians and public health advocates about heroin and synthetic drug abuse. Topics covered how these drugs affect the…

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    Chinese Investment in the U.S., Part 1

    The U.S.-China Economic and Security Commission (USCC) met to examine Chinese investment in the United States. Members heard from witnesses from business, the investment community and the…

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    Chinese Investment in the U.S., Part 2

    Members of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission (USCC) spoke with representatives from various industries about the impact of Chinese investment in areas such as…

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    Chinese Investment in the U.S., Part 3

    The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission (USCC) met to hear about Chinese investment in the United States. Among the witnesses were representatives from the business, legal…

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    Opioid Addiction and Treatment

    Federal officials and members of Congress talked about ways to curb heroin use in the U.S., as well as treatment options for opioid addiction. Slides were presented. Representatives Frank…

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    Millennials and the Economy

    Representatives from Google, Uber, and PricewaterhouseCoopers testified at a Republican Policy Committee hearing on the role of millennials in the economy. The witnesses outlined…

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    EPA Hearing on Commercial Aircraft Emissions

    The Environmental Protection Agency held a public hearing its Washington, D.C., headquarters to hear from environmental groups, aircraft industry representatives, private citizens and others on…

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    LGBT Employees and Workplace Discrimination

    Government officials and activists discussed the scope of federal protection against workplace discrimination for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans. Officials talked…

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    Immigration Detention Facilities Management

    Officials from several federal agencies discussed how immigration detention facilities are created, operated, and maintained. Chair Castro made introductory remarks. Federal Agency Guidelines and…

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    Civil Rights Concerns at Immigration Detention Facilities

    Representatives from human rights and civil liberties advocacy groups discussed the nation’s immigration detention facilities. Topics included the conditions in the facilities, recommendations for improving…

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    President's Task Force on Policing, Part 3

    Law enforcement officers talked about their concerns with safety and wellness. Topics including the use by the public of telephone apps that track officers whereabouts and movements. Chief Zakhary participated by Skype.…

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    President's Task Force on Policing, Part 5

    Two parents who lost children in police-involved shootings told their stories. These public comments and closing remarks concluded the Task Force on 21st Century Policing’s sixth Listening Session,…

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    President's Task Force on Policing, Part 4

    Panelists discussed police department processes and procedures. “Labor & Management Relations” was the fourth panel of the Task Force on 21st Century Policing’s sixth Listening Session, focused on the…

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    President's Task Force on Policing, Part 2

    Panelists talked about factors that effect the safety of police officers, including obstacles raised by the police culture. Topics included the need to have officers wear seat belts, drive more slowly, and to develop a…

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    Legal Challenges to Immigration Detention

    Panelists discussed the legal challenges made to immigration detention facilities and made policy recommendations. “Legal Challenges Associated with Immigration Detention Facilities” was the third…

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    Future of Community Policing

    Criminology scholars, former justice department officials, and current law officials examined ways to foster greater trust between local law enforcement and the communities they serve and protect. Task…

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    President's Task Force on Policing, Part 1

    Panelists talked about the stress factors with which police officers operate and the incidences of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) for which they rarely reach out for help due to the police culture. The panel…

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    Private Immigration Detention Facilities

    Panelist discussed the work of private contractors in providing detention facilities for immigrants and the work of charitable groups for detainees. “Private Detention Facilities and Standards of Care”…

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    Counterterrorism Privacy Issues and Technology

    Panelists talked about the oversight role of Congress at the intersection of privacy and technology. Annie Anton said that as terrorists and criminals were getting smarter than ever, improved privacy threat…

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    Private Sector Privacy Experts

    Private sector privacy experts talked about enhancing privacy oversight and technology for companies and the federal government. John Grant talked about the impact of technology on privacy and data collection.…

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