Trump Admin Works to Roll Back Worker Protections Before the President Leaves on Vacation

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By Celine McNicholas, Economic Policy Institute Monday, July 24 marked eight years since the federal minimum wage was raised from $6.55 to $7.25. While the anniversary passed with little fanfare, the Trump administration chose Monday to issue a Request for Information(RFI) in an effort to...
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4 Ways Trump and Congress Are Making It Harder to Breathe

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By Myriam Alexander-Kearns and Alison Cassady, Center for American Progress Over the past six months, President Donald Trump and his allies in Congress have taken unprecedented steps to undermine federal protections for air quality, putting Americans’ lungs and health at risk. President Trump...
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David Bernhardt: Another Pro-Polluter in Charge of Our Environment

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By Rhea Suh, Natural Resources Defense Council The new deputy secretary of the Interior Department has spent most of his life attacking land, water, and wildlife on behalf of dirty energy companies. AP Photo/Molly Riley For an insider’s look at how industry games our system of government for...
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