Justice Dept. Seeking to Question Pence in Jan. 6 Investigation Prosecutors want to speak with the former vice president as a witness to former President Donald Trump’s efforts to remain in power, and he is said to be considering how to respond.
DOJ appointee eyes 1-year window for Jackson water upgrades
The manager appointed by the U.S. Justice Department to oversee reforms to the beleaguered water system in Mississippi’s capital city says he hopes to wrap up work in one year or less
Lightfoot’s plan to replace Chicago’s lead water pipes has switched out 280 of an estimated 390,000 service lines
Only 280 Chicago homeowners have had a lead service line replaced under city programs the past two years — out of an estimated 390,000 lead lines, the most in any city in the United States.
Denver gets go-ahead from EPA after progress on lead pipes
The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday approved a nearly $700 million plan to remove all lead water pipes in the Denver region, saying the local water utility's approach for reducing lead levels is succeeding and making swift progress.
US justice department sues city of Jackson over water crisis
City and Mississippi health department sign order agreeing to federal oversight of the failing water system
Justice Dept. Strikes Deal to Address Struggling Water System in Jackson
The city has long struggled with a lack of investment in its core infrastructure and diminished funding for city services like the water supply, trash pickup and road repairs.
Judge OKs federal intervention in struggling water system
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department has won a federal judge’s approval to carry out a rare intervention to improve the precarious water system in Mississippi’s capital city, Att…
Turning Point for Garland as Justice Dept. Grapples With Trump Inquiries
After months of an already hyperpartisan political environment, the attorney general appears to be acknowledging that his approach has to be recalibrated.