The Senate Health Committee discusses plans for reopening schools and offices that have been shuttered by the deadly coronavirus pandemic.
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The U.S. House Judiciary Committee hears testimony from Department of Justice whistleblowers who allege that political considerations are unduly influencing major prosecutorial decisions. The session is scheduled to begin at noon Eastern Time (11 a.m. Central).
The House Energy and Commerce Committee is holding oversight hearings on the Trump Administration’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Top public health officials including Anthony Fauci and CDC director Robert Redfield will testify.
As protests against racial injustice carry into a fourth weekend, more are scheduled in Middle Tennessee, with several emphasizing particular themes — especially celebrating Juneteenth and the end of slavery.
The Republican-led Senate Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing on policing as lawmakers work on legislation to combat police brutality. The hearing comes amid nationwide protests on the subject.
President Trump will unveil details of the White House’s plan on police reform in the Rose Garden. The event comes as congressional Democrats and Republicans work on similar proposals in the wake of the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis last month.
Nashville’s Metro Council could finalize the next city budget on Tuesday night, with each of the competing proposals aiming to raise property taxes to varying degrees. A tax increase of 32% to 34% is possible, arriving at a time of financial hardship for many residents and also for the Metro government.
A wide range of demonstrations, all centered around police brutality and systemic racism, brought thousands of people to downtown Nashville this weekend. Still others took place throughout Middle Tennessee.
The House Judiciary Committee is holding hearings on racial profiling and policing following the killing of George Floyd. The hearings follow congressional Democrats unveiling legislation that would amount to major reforms for the nation’s police departments.