By Rescinding the Persuader Rule, Trump Is Once Again Siding With Corporate Interests Over Working People

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By Marni von Wilpert, Economic Policy Institute Yesterday, the Trump administration took yet another step against working people by announcing that the Department of Labor (DOL) will rescind its “persuader rule,” which would have helped level the playing field for workers by letting them know...
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Craft Brewers to EPA: Keep Protecting Clean Water

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By Becky Hammer, National Resources Defense Council Last month, EPA asked the public to suggest regulations for possible modification or repeal. Instead, the agency got an earful from folks across the country—hundreds of thousands of them—demanding that our nation’s environmental safeguards be...
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Financial Sector Oversight Will Be Harmed by New Legislation

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By Susan Ervin, Project On Government Oversight U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission building in Washington, DC (Photo: Securities and Exchange Commission / Flickr) Legislation is moving through Congress that would put the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) invaluable whistleblower...
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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Doesn’t Want to Admit How Enormous the Internet Economy Really Is

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By Dana Floberg, Free Press Good news: A recent poll found that Net Neutrality remains popular on both sides of the political spectrum. Bad news: Trump’s FCC chairman, Ajit Pai, is still hell-bent on destroying it. To justify his ill-conceived plan, Pai has been promoting the demonstrably false...
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Delay of Five Energy Efficiency Standards is Against the Law

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By Lauren Urbanek, National Resources Defense Council As promised, NRDC sued the Trump administration today for delaying five energy efficiency standards that would generate more than $11 billion in energy bill savings and 25 million metric tons of reductions in carbon pollution. NRDC—as well...
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