Paul, Harris Introduce Bill to Encourage States to Reform or Replace Unjust, Costly Money Bail SystemToday, U.S. Sens. Rand Paul (R-KY) and Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) introduced a bipartisan bail reform bill - The Pretrial Integrity and Safety Act of 2017 - to encourage states to reform or replace the practice of money bail, the requirement that individuals awaiting trial remain in jail unless they pay for their release. Across the country, state and local governments continue to have ineffective money bail systems that force individuals to pay amounts set arbitrarily, without consideration for the ability to pay, or an accurate assessment of the person's danger to the public or risk of not showing up to trial.
Paul, Tester, and Kelly Introduce Plan to Reduce Red Tape for FarmersToday, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), U.S. Senator Jon Tester (D-MT), and U.S. Representative Trent Kelly (R-MS) introduced the Paperwork Reduction for Farmers Act to create a more efficient process for farmers applying for new H-2A workers or reapplying for the same employees.
USA Today Op-Ed: Time to Repeal ObamacareThere are those who insist Republicans must act as a team to repeal Obamacare. I agree - if the topic is repeal. Every Republican has run on repealing Obamacare for seven years, and all but one voted for clean repeal in 2015.