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"He had nine minutes to understand that my brother's life mattered," Philonise Floyd said of Derek Chauvin. The Floyd family is calling for the passing of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act to bring police reform.

Opinion | @WasAlene : Policing must be transformed, or these killings won't stop. True restorative justice means we must not stop here if we are going to fulfill the words of George Floyd's daughter, Gianna, last summer: "Daddy changed the world."

Following the conviction of ex-officer Derek Chauvin, there are calls for nationwide policing reforms. The Biden administration has backed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, but while the legislation passed through the House it remains stalled in the Senate.

"We are talking about legislation that has teeth in it and holding police accountable is absolutely critical," Rep. Bass says about the likelihood of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act passing the Senate.

The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act has already been approved by the House -- but it has yet to receive a vote in the Senate. Here's what's inside the bill: .

Opinion | @WasAlene : Policing must be transformed, or these killings won't stop. True restorative justice means we must not stop here if we are going to fulfill the words of George Floyd's daughter, Gianna, last summer: "Daddy changed the world."

The Justice Department is opening a sweeping investigation into policing practices in Minneapolis after a former officer was convicted in the killing of George Floyd there, Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Wednesday.

The murder conviction in George Floyd’s death has been hailed as a sign of progress in the fight for equal justice, but the case is an outlier in many ways, leaving difficult questions about law enforcement’s use of force and systematic racism in policing.

Ald. Coggs wants city of Milwaukee to support, lobby for federal George Floyd Justice in Policing Act

President Biden is calling for the passage of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act. @KWelkerNBC  has details.

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The Senate should pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act to hold law enforcement everywhere to the highest standards of accountability and help build trust between law enforcement and our communities.

Daunte Wright should be alive today. In his name and for so many others, the Senate must pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.

The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act represents an important step towards ensuring more accountability and transparency in policing. I join @PresElectBiden  in encouraging Congress to pass this legislation and get it to the President’s desk.

Open your eyes and unplug your ears, @SenateGOP . We need to finally pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act. And we need to finally pass common-sense gun safety legislation. How many more people need to die while you sit on your hands and do nothing?

The Senate must pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act. We can’t wait any longer.

BREAKING: US House votes 220-212 to pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act; bill moves to Senate.

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BREAKING: The House has passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, a police reform bill that would ban chokeholds and eliminate qualified immunity for law enforcement.

It’s really sad that there are people who are outraged about Mr. Potato Head, but not about Mr. George Floyd. How telling that people who don’t support a Justice in Policing Act think their way of life is being threatened because of actions concerning...toys & children’s books.

Ravens players and staff signed a letter to Sen. Mitch McConnell urging him to bring the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020 to the Senate floor for a vote.

Pundits ask whether Democrats are serious about policing reform. Are you kidding me? We responded to the cries in the streets with the Justice in Policing Act. We aren't the ones standing in the way of progress with watered-down policies that wouldn't have saved George Floyd.

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