Chemical Hazards Make Every Day at Work a Fright Fest

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By Katie Tracy, Center for Progressive Reform On Halloween, nothing seems spookier than a chance encounter with a ghost or goblin, except maybe a zombie. But there is something much more haunting that happens every day. Across the United States, an average of 137 people die daily from...
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The SEC Sends Its Regrets

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By Bartlett Naylor, Public Citizen Given that Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has recently proposed to reduce the disclosures that companies must provide to investors– even though those same investors are clamoring for additional information about companies– we took it upon ourselves...
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Clean Water Case at Supreme Court Could Have Ripple Effects Across Country

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By Maggie Caldwell, Earthjustice In late 2014, residents of the small town of Belton in Anderson County, South Carolina, noticed something amiss as they readied for the holidays. The plants along a rural stretch of road were unexpectedly dying. On Christmas Eve, someone walking along that same...
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Let HUD Give Survivors of Domestic Violence Fewer Protections from Housing Discrimination? Not in This House!

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By Elizabeth Skerry, National Women’s Law Center October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Unfortunately, Trump’s Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has proposed a rule, entitled, “HUD’s Implementation of the Fair Housing Act’s Disparate Impact Standard,” that...
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