Republican Antiregulatory Agenda Continues Despite Losing the CRA

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By Celine McNicholas, Economic Policy Institute This week was the first week in which the Congressional Review Act could no longer be used to block regulations issued in the final months of the Obama administration. But congressional Republicans were undeterred, and continued to advance an...
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Net Neutrality Activists Rally Against Trump FCC’s Plan to Destroy the Internet

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By Amy Kroin, Free Press Today at Trump’s FCC, Chairman Ajit Pai — a former Verizon lawyer — pushed forward his destructive plan to kill Net Neutrality. People from across the country have already generated more than 1 million comments and signatures opposing Chairman Pai’s scheme. And outside...
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An Administration That Devalues Science is a Huge Problem

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By Laura Craig, American Rivers Science is critical to environmental decision-making, yet it is continually and shamelessly marginalized by the current administration. Several recent actions send a clear message that the administration does not value the objective science that should underpin...
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The Endangered Species Act works — Just Ask These Whales

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By Amy McDermott, Oceana North Atlantic right whales are not built for the modern world. They’re lumbering swimmers that hang out at the surface, close to shore, along some of the busiest ports on the Eastern Seaboard. Slow whales around lots of fast boats and fishing gear? That’s a bad...
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