Puzder and the Chamber: A Labor of Love

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By Grace Aylmer, U.S. Chamber Watch It comes as no surprise that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is feeling “optimistic” about Donald Trump’s pick for Secretary of Labor, fast food baron Andy Puzder. Puzder is the CEO of CKE Restaurants, the parent company of the Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s burger......
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Monarch Population Dips While EPA Re-Approves Pesticide Use

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By Sylvia Fallon, Natural Resources Defense Council The monarch butterfly population has declined yet again to 2.91 hectares—almost 30% less than last year’s population. The monarch population has been in steady decline for the past 20 years—reaching a high of over 20 hectares in 1997 and...
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709,401 (and Counting) Reasons to #DefendCFPB

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By Sarah Lewis and Corey Klemmer, AFL-CIO The big banks came out swinging at the beginning of the new Congress. What’s at the top of their list for 2017? Raising workers’ wages? Lowering prescription drug prices? Fighting the gender and race wage gaps? Nahh. They’re trying to get rid of...
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