Senate Judiciary Committee
Congress and federal health officials announced separate avenues of funding for the prevention and response to cases of elder abuse Thursday.
The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved legislation that includes protections for violence against the elderly.
Sen. Herb Kohl (D-WI) continues to express his reservations about Michelle Leonhart, the nominee to lead the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency. In a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing for Leonhart on Wednesday, Kohl said he still has concerns about the DEA's policy regarding the delivery of pain medications in nursing homes.