Who Wants to Play Whack-a-Mole?

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By Michell McIntrye, Public Citizen When Congress returned from its longest summer recess in 60 years, and before they ran back to districts to campaign, conservatives in the U.S. House of Representatives were determined to assail our system of public protections. Remember that arcade game...
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U.S. Retreats on Fish Conservation for the First Time in 40 Years

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By Brad Sewell, Natural Resources Defense Council The Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act turned 40 this year. And NOAA Fisheries, the federal agency that administers that law, reported coincidentally on Wednesday that forty ocean fish populations or “stocks” have now been...
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CFPB’s Structure Ruled Unconstitutional, But Is It Really?

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By Sally Greenberg, National Consumers League The DC Federal Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Tuesday that the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the Wall Street financial watchdog that is the brainchild of  Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), is unconstitutional. The...
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