America’s 5G Infrastructure Is Vulnerable. Rep. Abigail Spanberger’s Bill Could Fix That.

Fifth Generation (5G) mobile broadband speed has arrived in the United States, bringing hopes of rapid transformations in medicine, transportation and more. But according to NATO, faster speeds also present the potential of foreign-based cybersecurity threats. Officials say countries like China and Russia could take advantage of U.S. 5G infrastructure to turbocharge espionage and enable...

Veterans Groups and Lawmakers Make It Clear How Serious “Invisible Injuries” Are For U.S. Troops

Over 100 U.S. troops caught in the crossfires of an Iranian missile attack launched in retaliation for the killing of Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, an extremist leader, have been diagnosed with brain damage.

How Rep. Abigail Spanberger Is Working to Get The U.S. Ready For 5G

Virginia Rep. Abigail Spanberger has a national 5G strategy that aims to ensure the fast, new internet speeds are secure. Her 5G bill on passed the House, 413-3, in January.

Rep. Xochitl Torres Small on Her First Year in Congress

COURIER is sitting down with freshman members of Congress to get their take on what their first year was like, what they wish they knew when they started, and what surprised them most.  Rep. Xochitl Torres Small represents New Mexico’s second district, which covers the southern half of the state and is the fifth largest...

This Plan Wants To Bring Southern California Infrastructure Into The 21st Century

Rep. Harley Rouda is focusing on water supply, railways, dredging and more.

A New York Rep Wanted to Know How Slow the Internet Was In His District. More Than 1,000 Replied.

Rep. Anthony Brindisi is gathering stories data to make the need for high-speed broadband in rural America clear.

As Middle East Wars Linger Into Next Generation, Calls to Restore War-making Powers to Congress Increase

A bipartisan group of federal lawmakers with differing political ideologies are making the argument that Congress must reclaim its constitutional responsibility to declare war and authorize the use of military force from the executive branch. “We have been at war in the Middle East for nearly two decades, under authorizations for use of military force...