• The ‘War on Drugs’ continues: Jeff Sessions and the DOJ are looking to rollback Obama-era policies that put an end to mandatory minimum sentencing for non-violent drug offenders.
• A federal judge denied the DOJ’s request to put on hold the implementation of a consent decree agreement between the Obama Justice Department and the city of Baltimore regarding major police reforms, pending a review by the Trump administration.
• New York has become the first state to ever offer free tuition at public four-year colleges and universities. The deal includes both the State University of New York and the City Universities of New York.
• It costs an estimated $1 million per month to protect Education Secretary Besty DeVos.
• In the wake of the Bill O’Reilly sex assault scandal, more than 40 advertisers have pulled their ads from ‘The O’Reilly Factor.”
• Lawmakers in the New York State Senate on Sunday night passed the so-called “Raise the Age” legislation – increasing the age of criminal responsibility from 16 to 18.
All that and more in this edition of the NewsOne Now Audio Podcast
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