Four Automakers Stand Firm With California Against a Trump Administration Rollback

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By Dave Cooke, Union of Concerned Scientists Last week, California’s governor and lead regulator announced an agreement with four automakers (BMW, Ford, Honda, and Volkswagen) on vehicle emissions standards that exceed anything the Trump administration has proposed, though it remains lower than...
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Confused by Food Date Labels? Congress Aims to Set Them Straight.

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By Natural Resources Defense Council Date labels on food packages are many and varied, and all too often misunderstood—leading to unnecessary food (and money) waste. In fact, up to 40 percent of all food goes uneaten in the United States. Now, twin bills making their way through the U.S. Senate...
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Why Eugene Scalia Is the Wrong Person for the Job

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By Heidi Shierholz, Lynn Rhinehart and Celine McNicholas, Economic Policy Institute Working women and men need and deserve a Secretary of Labor—somebody who will look out for their interests, protect them from unscrupulous employers, set strong health and safety standards, and safeguard their...
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Trump Administration Sidesteps Congress to Cut SNAP. Again.

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By Sarah Reinhardt, Union of Concerned Scientists The Trump administration has announced a new proposed rule that would make it harder for millions to feed their families—and is defying Congress in the process. If that sounds familiar, it’s because we’ve seen this movie before. Several times....
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