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Congress poised to approve $41 million to help clear backlog of untested rape kits

June 16, 2014
Spencer S. Hsu
Congress is poised to approve $41 million sought by the Obama administration to examine untested DNA evidence collected from rape victims and held by state and local police across the country.
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Congress Moves Forward on Rape-Kit Funding

June 5, 2014
James Hildebrand
The U.S. Senate subcommittee on commerce, justice, science and related agencies showed its support this week for combating the backlog of untested rape kits by including $41 million in its 2015 fiscal year spending bill as part of a community-based sexual assault response reform initiative.
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