The legislation would reduce mandatory minimums for certain drug offenses and largely ban solitary confinement for juveniles.
The U.S. economy added more than 209,000 jobs in July.
Today’s report from the Labor Department was the latest sign in a busy week of economic news that things are looking better for American households and businesses. The biggest gains came in the professional services, manufacturing and retail sectors.
Here & Now’s Peter O’Dowd joins host Jeremy Hobson to discuss what this means for Americans.