Protect Social Security Disability Insurance

In 2016, the fund will need to be replenished to continue protecting people with disabilities and their families.

Student Debt Matters to All of Us

The class of 2015 has accumulated approximately $56 billion in student loan debt and, the average student is saddled with more than $35,000 of debt.

Strong Support for Natural Resources Protections

Americans overwhelmingly support clean water and endangered species protections.

Groups Urge Full Info on Pesticide Labels

The EPA can require pesticide companies to list all the hazardous ingredients in their products.

Gasping for Support

Hundreds of millions of Americans could breathe cleaner air, but we need a stronger smog standard and more resources to make that happen.

New Posts

Oct 6, 2015

It’s Time to Hold Major Corporate Executives Personally Accountable for Criminal Behavior

General Motors (GM) withheld information on defective ignition switches, Takata knowingly produced defective airbags, Toyota ...

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Oct 1, 2015

Press Statement Regarding EPA’s National Ozone Air Quality Standard

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that the national ozone air quality standard will be revised to 70 parts per billion (ppb) from the current ...

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Sep 25, 2015

Hiring Millennials is Critical

The federal workforce is aging. Among federal civilian employees, close to half are over the age of fifty. Roughly one-third, or 600,000, will be eligible to retire by September of 2017. A number of recent articles have discussed the ...

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Sep 24, 2015

Will Justice Prioritize Corporate Wrongdoers?

The Department of Justice has been heavily criticized in the wake of the financial crisis for not doing enough to put the executives behind irresponsible corporations behind bars.

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Resources & Research

Chemical Hazards in Your Backyard

Local communities in many areas of the country seem unaware and unprepared to deal with chemical emergencies. As the number of chemical facilities increases and population centers expand, as plants age and inspection ...

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Burning Our Bridges: Cutting Offshore Tax Rates Won't Fund Our Infrastructure or Create Jobs

This report identifies the 26 U.S. corporations with the largest stockpiles of untaxed ...

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Reducing Our Exposure to Toxic Chemicals: Stronger State Health Protections at Risk

In 1976, the United States enacted the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to address public concerns about the ...

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