Trump Admin and Congress Want to Destroy Public Protections

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By Scott Slesinger, Natural Resources Defense Council In his speech to Congress, President Trump simultaneously continued his attack on the regulatory system and continued to claim that he supports clean air and water, among other public goods.  The problem is that the way we’ve cleaned our air...
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Trump Administration Wants to Delay Rule Protecting Savers From Conflicted Investment Advice

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By Monique Morrissey, Economic Policy Institute Following a directive from President Trump, the Labor Department has proposed a two-month delay in implementing an Obama administration rule requiring financial professionals to act in clients’ best interests when recommending investment products...
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No, They Don’t, Mr. Pruitt

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By Robert Glicksman, Center for Progressive Reform In his first speech upon assuming his duties as EPA Administrator, Scott Pruitt informed the agency’s employees that “regulators exist to give certainty to those that they regulate.” No, Mr. Pruitt, they do not. Regulators and...
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Racial Justice Leaders Mark the Two-Year Anniversary of the Net Neutrality Rules

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By Dana Floberg, Free Press Last Sunday was the two-year anniversary of the FCC’s Open Internet Order, the monumental victory that enshrined Net Neutrality principles in strong rules backed by Title II legal authority. On Monday, a coalition of racial justice leaders and open internet champions...
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