Will Republicans Cut Budgets for Worker Safety, Pension Protection, and Wage and Hour Enforcement?

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By Ross Eisenbrey, Economic Policy Institute The White House sent a Labor Day message from Director of the Office of Management and Budget Shaun Donovan about the many important issues affecting working Americans that will be decided in the next month of congressional budget negotiations. The...
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Big Phone and Cable’s Summer Hack-a-thon

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By Timothy Karr, Freepress In the last few weeks at least five anti-Net Neutrality Op-Eds have appeared in newspapers around the country. These pieces strike suspiciously familiar notes — and in some cases use identical language. All of this begs the obvious question: Did the phone and cable...
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Guess Who Benefits from Regulating Power Plants

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By Daniel Farber, Center for Progressive Reform The answer will surprise you. What parts of the country benefit most from the series of new EPA rules addressing pollution from coal-fired power plants?  The answer is not what you think. EPA does a thorough cost-benefit analysis of its...
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