The EPA’s Clean Power Plan: Setting the Record Straight on the Benefits and Costs

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By John Rogers, Senior Energy Analyst, Union of Concerned Scientists We’re working hard to set the record straight on disinformation about the Clean Power Plan, the first-ever national limits on carbon pollution from existing power plants under the Clean Air Act. It’s not hard to find fodder:...
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Rule to Increase Overtime Threshold Advances

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By Erick Sanchez, AFSCME The Department of Labor’s proposed rule increasing the salary threshold for overtime pay was sent to the Office of Management and Budget for review. The update to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime regulations would mean increased pay for millions of workers...
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Just What the Doctor Didn’t Order: More Media Consolidation

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By Amy Kroin, Editor, Free Press Breathe in and breathe out, take a seat and brace yourself for a real shocker: The National Association of Broadcasters is once again supporting a plan to allow more media consolidation. The powerful lobbying group and trade association representing dominant...
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