Top Findings from the 2017 Death on the Job Report

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By Rebecca Reindel, AFL-CIO In 2015, 150 workers died each day from hazardous working conditions. This year is the 26th year the AFL-CIO has published a report on the state of safety and health in the workplace, Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect, which compiled 2015 injury and fatality......
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New CPR Project – CRA by the Numbers: The Congressional Review Act Assault on Our Safeguards

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By James Goodwin, Center for Progressive Reform If Donald Trump has learned anything over the last 100 days, it’s that unlike in golf, you can’t call a Mulligan on the beginning of your presidency, no matter how much it might improve your score. These last few months have been...
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Ideology, Common Sense and Poisoned Children: What’s Next for EPA’s Mercury Standards?

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By Sanjay Narayan, Sierra Club Late on April 18, the Trump EPA filed papers in the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit indicating that the agency intends to “review,” and perhaps reverse, the Obama Administration’s decision to regulate mercury, arsenic, acid gases, and other hazardous air...
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Net Neutrality Violations: A Brief History

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By Timothy Karr, Free Press For years a lineup of phone- and cable-industry spokespeople has called Net Neutrality “a solution in search of a problem.” The principle that protects free speech and innovation online is irrelevant, they claim, as blocking has never, ever happened. And if it did,...
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