Wall Street Agent or Responsible Chair?

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By Bartlett Naylor, Public Citizen The Education Secretary appears uneducated about public education. The Office of Management and Budget nominee didn’t notice his full-time nanny in the house when it came time to account for household employees on his taxes, and doesn’t believe in funding...
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One Way You Can Help Fight Against Political Interference in Science: Tell Us About It

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By Michael Halpern, Union of Concerned Scientists Since Election Day and into the first weeks of the Trump presidency, we’ve heard a lot about “alternative facts” and clampdowns on the ability of scientists to present scientific evidence or speak to the press. Congress last week signaled its...
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Why the REINS Act Is Unconstitutional

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By Bill Funk, Center for Progressive Reform The so-called Regulations from the Executive In Need of Scrutiny Act (REINS Act) has already passed the House this year, as it did in previous sessions. The current version, which amends the Congressional Review Act (CRA), differs somewhat from...
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