Got Raw Milk?

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By Michell McIntyre, Public Citizen Early this month, some West Virginia state lawmakers and staff had a very bad weekend after celebrating the passage of a bill that loosens restrictions on raw milk. As a way of toasting their supposed accomplishment, Delegate Scott Cadle, R-Mason, invited...
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New Legislation Would Help End Wage Theft Epidemic

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By Ross Eisenbrey, Economic Policy Institute Senators Patty Murray and Sherrod Brown, together with Rep. Rosa DeLauro, are tackling one of the most important employment issues of the 21st century—wage theft, the failure of employers to pay employees what they are legally owed. This is a serious...
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FCC Chairman Wheeler Set to Approve Disastrous Cable Merger — Here’s Why We Need to Stop Him

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By Mary Alice Crim, FreePress Late last night the Wall Street Journal reported that FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is moving toward approving Charter’s $90 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks. He’ll still need to put the deal to a vote — which means there’s time to...
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