New Year, New Congress—Same Old U.S. Chamber

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By Craig Sandler, Public Citizen Never at a loss for spinning its corporate-friendly agenda as somehow benefiting working Americans, yesterday’s “2019 State of American Business Address” by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s CEO, Thomas J. Donohue, was a textbook example of using syrupy public...
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Superintendents Say Proposed Title IX Rules Are “Unconscionable Attack” on Student Safety

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By Elizabeth Tang, National Women’s Law Center The School Superintendents Association (AASA), which represents more than 13,000 public school superintendents across the nation, has announced its strong opposition to DeVos’s proposed Title IX rules on sexual harassment. Why? Because not...
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EPA Must Consider Health Risks of Chemicals in Toxic Review

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By Sonya Lunder, Sierra Club This week the Sierra Club submitted comments on the Environmental Protection Agency’s draft toxicity assessments for two perfluorinated chemicals, PFBS and GenX. Both chemicals were introduced about a decade ago as “safer substitutes” to other...
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