Will a Pharma Fox Run the Health Care Henhouse?

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By Alan Zibel, Public Citizen Just weeks after denouncing “out-of-control” prescription prices, President Donald Trump showed that giant pharmaceutical companies have nothing to fear from the Trump administration. In fact, they couldn’t be more pleased. By nominating a former pharmaceutical...
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CPR Member Scholar Hammond Brings a Real EPA ‘Back to Basics’ Lesson to Senate

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By James Goodwin, Center for Progressive Reform Today, CPR Member Scholar Emily Hammond is testifying at a Senate subcommittee hearing that will examine four bills that amount to “rifle shot” attacks on the Clean Air Act’s public health and environmental protections....
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Halloween Over, But Congress Mixing Up Witches’ Brew of Bank Rollbacks Anyway

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By Ed Mierzwinski, U.S. PIRG It’s Halloween again in the banking committees on Capitol Hill, with tricks for consumers and taxpayers, and treats for banks and payday lenders. The 2008 financial collapse? Their view: Really? That economic collapse of 2008 is so much just yesterday’s...
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Scott Pruitt Is Still Dancing to the Beat of Big Polluters

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By Juanita Constible and David Doniger, Natural Resources Defense Council The Environmental Protection Agency’s Scott Pruitt asked Americans in April how they feel about rolling back health and environmental safeguards. More than 468,000 people responded, a fact the EPA boss celebrated in a...
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