5 Ways Trump’s Latest Anti-Environmental Proposal Would Allow Fossil Fuel Companies to Bulldoze Communities
The Trump administration is proposing to gut environmental review, clearing the way for fossil fuel corporations to build more polluting projects with less public input and without considering the impacts of climate change.
Senators Must Be Briefed on Russian Disinformation Before the Impeachment Trial
The impeachment trial should not be used to advance Russian disinformation tactics.
Trump’s Impeachable Conduct Strikes at the Heart of the Rule of Law: Part 2
President Trump’s dealings with Ukraine demonstrate just how much he thinks he can get away with. Congress must hold him accountable.
How Partisan Gerrymandering Prevents Legislative Action on Gun Violence
States could save lives by passing tougher gun laws, but gerrymandering keeps progress out of reach.
Tackling the Climate Crisis and Greening Our Economies
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Opportunities for States To Improve Infant Health Outcomes
Racial and ethnic disparities in infant health outcomes across states show the need for lawmakers to enact policies that will address the country’s infant health crisis.
The TCJA 2 Years Later: Corporations, Not Workers, Are the Big Winners
The massive corporate tax cut is costing more than expected and not trickling down to workers.
Why All Workers Should Be Able To Deduct Union Dues
In order to increase tax fairness for workers, the federal government should immediately restore the tax deduction for union dues and make it available for all workers who support their unions, not just those who itemize.
Strengthening Democracy With a Modern Civics Education
Local, state, and national policymakers need to support and cultivate a robust high school civics education.
Building a 100 Percent Clean Future Can Drive an Additional $8 Billion a Year to Rural Communities
Policies to improve soil health and sequester carbon can drive an additional $8 billion annually to rural communities and create close to $22,000 a year in added revenue for the average family farm.
Court Ruling Against ACA Hurts Patients and Destabilizes Health Insurance Markets
The appeals court in the Texas v. United States health care repeal lawsuit ruled the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate unconstitutional but left in doubt the rest of the law, fueling uncertainty that could harm markets in the near term.