Learn More About the Working People Who Would Get a Raise Under an Overtime Rule Update

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By AFL-CIO The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) has produced detailed information about the 13.5 million salaried working people and their families who would benefit from the U.S. Department of Labor’s proposed overtime eligibility rules. These 13.5 million working people include those who would...
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Communicating Science: Barriers Journalists Face at Government Agencies

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By Deborah Bailin, Union of Concerned Scientists Transparency invigorates a strong democracy. It inspires trust and spurs citizens to hold their leaders accountable. As citizens, we have the right to know about the scientific information shaping the policies that affect our health, our safety,...
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Clean Power Plan: Reasonable, Achievable State Targets for Cutting Power Plant Pollution

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By Derek Murrow, Natural Resources Defense Council The historic Clean Power Plan finalized this week to limit carbon pollution from power plants allows each state to design its own cost-effective pathway toward a cleaner electricity system that will protect our health and help safeguard future...
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