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.

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Oct 9, 2015

Federal Railroad Administration to Issue Additional Standards to Prevent Oil Train Derailments

UPDATE (Oct. 9, 2015): The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is expected to release new standards today that address track ...

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Oct 9, 2015

Worker Safety Before Profits

During one of his early morning shifts, Jose Melena stepped into a 35-foot-long oven and began loading pallets of canned tuna at a Bumble Bee Foods plant. Not realizing Melena was inside, fellow employees shut the machine door behind him and ...

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Oct 8, 2015

Poll Shows Bi-Partisan Support for New Rules to Prevent Chemical Disasters

As the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) considers new chemical plant safety rules, a new national survey of likely 2016 voters shows strong support among ...

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Oct 8, 2015

Trump’s is a Tax Plan for the Wealthy

The recently released details of presidential candidate Donald Trump’s anticipated tax plan provide insight into the real estate mogul’s vision for the tax code—a vision in which the wealthiest Americans receive massive tax ...

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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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