New Report: It’s Time to Repeal the Congressional Review Act

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By James Goodwin, Center for Progressive Reform Over the last couple of weeks, conservatives in Congress have continued their assault on public safeguards using the once-obscure and once-dormant Congressional Review Act (CRA). If their latest adventure succeeds, it will be the 16th public...
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Clean Air Regulations Protect Health and Benefit the Economy

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By Grant Smith, Environmental Working Group The Trump administration is waging war on the laws meant to protect Americans from air pollution, arguing that rolling back regulations on coal-fired power plants, cars and trucks, and other sources of fossil fuel emissions is necessary to ensure a...
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Cashing Out: Big Banks’ Lobbying Dollars Mean Weaker Protections for Consumers and Workers

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By Anastasia Christman, National Employment Law Project This week, Mick Mulvaney, the interim head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau—the agency created specifically to help customers who report bad bank behavior—announced he may take down the publicly available database of more than...
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Pruitt’s EPA Defending Monsanto’s Glyphosate Herbicides

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By Jennifer Sass, Natural Resources Defense Council The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) pesticide office continues to side with Monsanto’s interests to protect glyphosate-based herbicide products like Roundup. NRDC let EPA know that it has strayed far from its mission, i...
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