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ADL: This is the deadliest attack on the Jewish community in the history of...

New York, NY, October 27, 2018  - ADL CEO Jonathan A. Greenblatt released the following statement in response to the horrific and fatal anti-Semitic...

Cybersecurity Expert Says Equifax Breach Will Haunt Us For Decades

Sept. 8, 2017 - Radu Sion, Stony Brook University Professor and director of the University's National Security Institute, shares expert thoughts surrounding the Equifax...

Sen. Harris Speaks out Against Denial of Blue Slip Rights for Democratic Senators

WASHINGTON, D.C. May 10, 2018 -  At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing today, U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris spoke out against the recent moves...

With Proposed Rule, DHS Attempting to Pursue Maximum Family Detention With Minimal Oversight, Costing...

Washington, D.C. Oct. 18, 2018 — According to a new CAP analysis, the proposed Flores rule would cost the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) more than $2...

Pruitt Moves to Politicize Superfund Cleanups

Washington, DC June 5, 2017 - The Trump-appointed head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has moved to take personal control of all major...

What the research says about border walls

Feb. 5, 2019 - As American lawmakers argue over whether to fund a wall along the United States’ southwestern border, the federal government is...

Groups Deliver Petition Urging Obama Administration to Cancel Gulf Drilling Lease Sale

Washington, DC August 24, 2016 - This morning, leading national environmental organizations delivered nearly 200,000 petition signatures to the Obama Administration to call for...

Army Corps Halts Dakota Access Pipeline for “additional discussion and analysis”

WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 14, 2016 - Today, the Army informed the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Energy Transfer Partners, and Dakota Access, LLC, that it...

Texas Senate Passes ‘Baby Jail’ Bill Written by Private Prison Corporation

May 10, 2017 - Apparently, the state of Texas is not yet done with legislation designed to wreak havoc on immigrants’ lives. Already this...

Feinstein to Interior Secretary Zinke: Protect African Elephants

Washington November 21, 2017 - Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today called on Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to uphold the import ban on African elephant...

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s Statement on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Decision to Not...

Cannon Ball, N.D.  December 4, 2016 - The department of the Army will not approve an easement that will allow the proposed Dakota Access...

Sen. Udall, CEH, and Others Join Citizens From Across U.S. to Denounce EPA Delay...

WASHINGTON, DC August 1, 2018 - Today, Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., Center for Environmental Health (CEH), and a broad coalition of environmental and public...

House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Minority Provides Investigative Status Update

WASHINGTON, DC, March 13, 2018 - Today, Rep. Adam Schiff, the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released a status...

Youth delivers 62,000 petition signatures in support of climate lawsuit urging Obama to “Leave...

NEW YORK, NY, Jan. 10, 2017 - Today, Victoria Barrett, 17, will send more than 62,000 Care2 petition signatures in support of her climate...

New York Attorney General’s Office Issues Notice Of Violation Directing Trump Foundation To Cease...

NEW YORK – On Friday, September 30, the Office of New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman issued a Notice of Violation to the...

Democracy 21: Rep. Nunes Violating Commitment To Stay Out Of House Russia Investigation

Sept. 8, 2017 - In a letter sent today to Rep. Mike Conaway (R-TX) and Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the leaders of the House...

Rollback of Clean Water Rule Puts Americans’ Drinking Water at Risk

Washington June 28, 2017 - The Environmental Protection Agency put the drinking water supplies of 1 in 3 Americans at risk when it took...

Sierra Club: Federal Mining Office Must Create Strong Protections Against Self-Bonded Coal Companies

WASHINGTON, D.C. Sept. 16 2016- The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) announced today that it will begin the rulemaking process to...

Foe of Endangered Species, Public Lands Nominated for Deputy Interior Secretary

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2017— Industry lobbyist David Bernhardt has been nominated for deputy secretary at the Department of the Interior, where he would directly...

Farmworker Advocates Call For Suspension of Highly Toxic Pesticide

WASHINGTON, DC, Sept. 22, 2016 - United Farm Workers, labor, and community health groups from Florida to California petitioned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...