Thank You, Congress, for Putting Patients First

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By Rachel Esster, National Women’s Law Center In May, the Trump-Pence Administration finalized a rule that would allow a provider’s personal beliefs to dictate patient care. This week, Congress is fighting back. Members of Congress are joining together to introduce the Put Patients First...
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Attack on Dishwasher Standards Hurts Consumers, Environment

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By Joe Vukovich, Natural Resources Defense Council Under the guise of responding to consumer complaints that today’s energy- and water-efficient dishwashers take too long, the Department of Energy has proposed creating a new class of dishwashers that wouldn’t be subject to any water or energy...
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Facing Climate Change on US Farms: An Urgent Need for Science-Based Policy

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By Marica Delonge, Union of Concerned Scientists It’s already November, but farmers across the nation are still suffering in the aftermath of a series of extreme weather events that wrought havoc this year. It began with devastating spring flooding and wet weather th...
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