Citizen Health & Safety
At its most basic, effective government protects the health, safety, and prosperity of its populace. We advocate for commonsense standards and safeguards, revised to conform to the most up-to-date scientific evidence, adopted in a timely manner, and broadly and effectively enforced – to ensure the quality of our air and water and the safety of food, drugs, consumer products, and workers.
On March 3, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued new emission and fuel standards that will result in significant air quality improvements through ...read in full
Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL) released a draft bill entitled the Chemicals in Commerce Act (CICA) on Thursday, Feb. 27 that provides no significant ...read in full
In August 2008, six-month-old Kennedy Brotherton Jones died when her head got trapped in her bassinet. Her parents later learned that another child had died in the same way ...read in full
This week, the House of Representatives will vote on a series of anti-regulatory proposals during a campaign targeting important public health and ...read in full
In recent years, special interests and their allies in Congress have pushed a number of dangerous ...read in full
The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act), passed in 1970, recognizes that workers play a critical role in ensuring their workplaces are healthy and safe. The OSH Act gives ...read in full