EPApocalypse: A Review of Pruitt’s 1st Year as Administrator

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By Ella Mendonsa, Natural Resources Defense Council Scott Pruitt celebrated his one-year anniversary as administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency two weeks ago and it’s time to grade his performance. While Pruitt has recently been catching heat for his science-denyin...
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What You Haven’t Heard About That Bad Banking Bill: It Preempts State Identity Theft Reforms

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By Mike Litt, U.S. PIRG By now, you might have seen the flashy headlines about President Trump and the other Republicans deregulating banks with the help of several Senate Democrats. S.2155, the so-called “Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act” was brought to the full...
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CPR’s Heinzerling to House Small Business Committee: Trump’s Assault on Safeguards Nothing to Celebrate

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By James Goodwin, Center for Progressive Reform Later this morning, CPR Member Scholar and Georgetown Law Professor Lisa Heinzerling will testify before the House Small Business Committee at a hearing that appears to be aimed at reveling in the Trump administration’s assault on regulatory...
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Carl Icahn: A Conflict-of-Interest “Icon” for the Trump Era

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By Andrea Peterson, Project on Government Oversight When the President announced last week that his Administration will impose hefty new tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum imports, the stock market and even many of his own economic team appeared thrown off balance. But not, it appears, his...
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Diverse Coalition Sets Forth Vision for FERC Power Markets

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By Jennifer Chen, Natural Resources Defense Council Seeking to fix growing problems with certain wholesale electricity markets, an unusual coalition of rural-cooperative and publicly-owned electric utilities, industrial and commercial customers, consumer advocates, renewable energy...
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