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Tillerson’s Exxon Violated Russian Sanctions, Should Step Down, Says Corporate Accountability International

BOSTON, July 21, 2017 - The United States Treasury just announced that it is fining Exxon Mobil $2 million for violating U.S. sanctions against...

Trump to Strip Alaska’s National Parks and Refuge Wildlife Protections

WASHINGTON, DC, July 21, 2017 -  The Trump administration is taking aim at restrictions on recreational hunting and trapping inside national parks and refuges...

US Coast Guard: We Won’t Be Able to Recover Oil if There’s a Spill...

July 20, 2017 - For months now America’s climate denying President, Donald Trump, has been maneuvering to open up the Arctic to oil drilling,...

Senate Committee Rejects Horse Slaughter, Sets Up Key Vote on Wild Horses

July 20, 2017 - Return to Freedom Wild Horse Conservation on Thursday commended the Senate Appropriations Committee for approving, on a voice vote, an...

Supreme Court Issues Mixed Order On Muslim Ban Implementation

WASHINGTON, DC, July 19, 2017 —  The Supreme Court issued an order today leaving in place a lower-court order exempting grandparents, grandchildren, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, aunts,...

Health insurance costs threaten farm viability in the US

July 19, 2017 - According to a new U.S. Department of Agriculture-funded study, lack of access to affordable health insurance is one of the...

AAAS Signs Amicus Brief in Arizona Case to Protect Scientific Endeavor

July 18, 2017 - The American Association for the Advancement of Science has joined an amicus brief authored by the Climate Science Legal Defense...

A.G. Schneiderman Leads New Brief in Travel Ban Case

July 18, 2017 - Today, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, leading a coalition of sixteen Attorneys General, filed a new amicus brief in...

Only 3 in 5 U.S. firearm owners have received any formal gun training

July 18, 2017 - Only about three in five U.S. firearm owners have received any formal gun training, according to a new study from...

Analysis: History Is Repeating Itself. The Impacts of Senate Health Care Proposal on Medicaid

July 17, 2017 -  Andrew Goodman-Bacon, a Vanderbilt University economist who studies the long-term effects of public safety net programs including Medicaid, says… The...

Americans Overwhelmingly Support Protecting Iconic Mustangs as Congress Considers Allowing Mass Slaughter

WASHINGTON,July 17, 2017 -  New polling released today finds an overwhelming 80 percent of Americans, including 86 percent of 2016 Trump voters and 77...

New Analysis Shows Energy Efficiency Standards Have Saved Consumers Over $1 Trillion

WASHINGTON, DC, July 17, 2017 - The Consumer Federation of America filed comments and a report in response to the Department of Energy’s Request...

Gov. Bill Richardson: Congress Should Reject Slaughter, Threats to Wild Horses

July 14, 2017 - Return to Freedom Wild Horse Conservation and former New Mexico governor and United States ambassador Bill Richardson on Thursday urged...

New 11-Country Study: U.S. Health Care System Has Widest Gap Between People With Higher...

NEW YORK, NY, July 14, 2017 - Your level of income defines the health care you receive far more in the United States than...

Intel Committee Ranking Member Schiff Statement on Report of Former Russian Counter-Intelligence Officer at...

WASHINGTON, DC, July 14, 2017 - Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the...

IRAP Praises Hawaii Order Expanding Categories of People Allowed to Travel Under Muslim Ban

NEW YORK, NY, July 14, 2017 - Last night, a federal judge in Hawaii ruled that the Trump administration’s interpretation of the Supreme Court order,...

Americans United Welcomes Introduction Of Do No Harm Act

July 13, 2017 - Americans United for Separation of Church and State today welcomed the re-introduction of the Do No Harm Act, legislation introduced...

America’s public housing crisis may worsen with Trump budget

A resident of New York City Housing Authority’s Chelsea-Elliot Houses. AP Photo/Mary Altaffer Lawrence Vale, Massachusetts Institute of Technology July 13, 2017 - The loss of more...

Report: Trump Could Get Up to a $2.8 Million Annual Tax Cut From GOP...

WASHINGTON, July 13, 2017 - In a new study, Americans for Tax Fairness estimates that President Trump could get a personal tax cut of...

House Appropriations Committee Gives Trump Administration Blank Check to Implement Mass Deportation Plan

WASHINGTON, DC, July 12, 2017 - The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) strongly opposes the funding bill released by the House Appropriations Committee, which...