Don’t Be Fooled by the Trump Administration’s Labor Day Pitch on Overtime Policy — It’s Going to Cost Workers Billions

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By Heidi Shierholz, Economic Policy Institute Soon, the Labor Department under the Trump administration will release its final rule on worker overtime. The rumor is that the administration may showcase the rule around Labor Day and claim they are taking steps to help workers. That means an...
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EPA Administrator Wheeler Worsens Particulate Pollution Review Process

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By Gretchen Goldman, Union of Concerned Scientists In April, EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler rejected the recommendations of his hand-picked science advisors on the particulate matter and ozone standard updates. Now, we again see him choose to meet a political deadline at the expense of a...
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When Will the Endangered Florida Panther Catch a Break?

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By Alison Kelly, Natural Resources Defense Council The Florida panther is the only remaining puma population in the eastern United States. It is estimated that fewer than 230 individual panthers remain in a single south Florida population. As NRDC previously reported, Florida panthers already...
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