Enforcement of Consumer-Protection Laws Sinks Under ‘Tough-on-Crime’ Trump

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By Alan Zibel, Public Citizen Law enforcement activity at three large U.S. consumer protection agencies has fallen sharply under President Donald Trump, as the White House continues to put corporate interests ahead of the middle class. A new Public Citizen report, “Consumer Carnage,” examined...
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Trump Budget Short-Changes Water Safeguards

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By Jon Devine, Natural Resources Defense Council The White House released its proposed federal government budget this week and it’s a plan only water polluters can love. If followed, it would mean more polluted drinking water supplies, make restoring the fisheries of the Chesapeake Bay and...
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Bathroom Restrictions on Transgender Students Violate the U.S. Constitution and Title IX

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By Lauren Hoffman and Sunu P. Chandy, National Women’s Law Center At NWLC, we’re committed to fighting back against sex discrimination in schools, workplaces, and elsewhere. That’s why we’re proud to highlight two recent amicus briefs that we filed in support of transgender students and...
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Using Tech to Inform Consumers About Dangerous Products

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By Grace Sullivan, Public Citizen Recently, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) released its new recall “app.” The CPSC, the nation’s chief product safety regulator, released the app in an effort to make recall information more accessible to consumers and as part of the agency’s...
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EPA, Chemical Industry Version: Killing Workers Is Job One

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By Daniel Rosenberg, Natural Resources Defense Council When he was a candidate for President, Donald Trump (in)famously said that he could stand in the middle of fifth avenue and shoot somebody, and he wouldn’t lose any voters. While he hasn’t taken that particular step, his Administration has...
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