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Report: Don’t Drink the Water – Collapse of Florida’s Safe Drinking Water Enforcement Program

TALLAHASSEE, FL, Aug. 11, 2016 - More than one in eight public water systems in Florida is afflicted with pollution-related violations, many involving unsafe...

Even under oath, Donald Trump struggled with the truth

August 11, 2016 - The Republican presidential nominee, in a 2007 deposition, was confronted with his past statements and had to face up to...

Over 50 leading American nonpartisan organizations call on presidential candidates to address major issues...

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 10, 2016 -- A blue-ribbon coalition of fifty-six leading U.S. nonpartisan organizations, representing more than 10 million scientists and engineers, are...

Trump Says Election Will Be “Rigged” — Facts Say Otherwise, Says Brennan Center

Aug. 3, 2016 - Yesterday, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said the election would be “rigged,” citing a string of court decisions blocking or...

Reason for Reform Campaign Launches with New Data, 62 Events in All 50 States...

NEW YORK, Aug. 3, 2016 - Today, the Partnership for a New American Economy (NAE) released 51 new economic research reports (one for every...

Delaware Supreme Court Rules Death Penalty Unconstitutional

Aug. 3, 2016 - The Delaware Supreme Court ruled that the state’s death penalty as it currently stands is unconstitutional in light of the...

Fact Sheet: White House Council on Environmental Quality Releases Final Guidance on Considering Climate...

Aug. 3, 2016 - Building on President Obama’s unprecedented steps to address climate change, the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) is today...

Scorecard of 50 Local Police Body Camera Programs Shows Nationwide Failure to Protect Civil...

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2016 – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and Upturn released a scorecard that evaluates the civil rights safeguards...

NOAA: International report confirms 2015 was Earth’s warmest year on record

Aug. 2, 2016 - A new State of the Climate report confirmed that 2015 surpassed 2014 as the warmest year since at least the...

Memo to the Next President: Let’s Make Government Work for All of Us

Aug. 3, 2016 - Over the past several weeks, the Center for Progressive Reform (CPR) has urged the next president to take a constructive...

Underreporting of Zika is rife; researchers project epidemic’s spread

Aug. 3, 2016 - With the report from Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Monday that 14 people in the state have been infected with...

Over 80 Legislators in Maryland and Delaware Urge White House to Prevent Seismic Airgun...

OCEAN CITY, MD, Aug. 2, 2016 - Today, legislators from Delaware and Maryland called on the White House to prevent seismic airgun blasting in...

CAIR Demands Apology from Donald Trump for Disparagement of Muslim Gold Star Family

WASHINGTON, DC, July 31, 2016 - The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today demanded that...

American Muslims Who Refused to Become FBI Informants File Appeal Over No-Fly List

NEW YORK, July 29, 2016 - Today, three American Muslim men with no criminal records who were placed or kept on the No Fly List...

President Obama Signs GMO ‘Non-labeling’ Bill, Leaves Millions of Americans in the Dark

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2016— Today President Obama signed into law a GMO labeling bill that discriminates against more than 100 million Americans. The bill...

Donald Trump and Russia: a web that grows more tangled all the time

July 30, 2016 - A key figure at the Republican national convention where Donald Trump was nominated for president has strong business ties with Ukraine, the...

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down North Carolina’s,Restrictive Voting Law

RICHMOND, VA, July 29, 2016— A federal appeals court today struck down North Carolina's restrictive omnibus voting law in a sweeping victory for voting rights....

Zika Has Arrived, But Congress Has Not Allocated Ample Funding, Say Medical Experts

WASHINGTON, DC, July 29, 2016 - The Florida Department of Health, investigating non-travel related cases of Zika in Miami-Dade and Broward counties, has concluded “that...

Watch Hillary Clinton’s full speech at the 2016 Democratic National Convention

July 28, 2016 - Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton closed out the final night of the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. https://youtu.be/pnXiy4D_I8g Transcript of Hillary...

NRDC Report: TransCanada’s “Reckless Plan B” Seeks Massive Tar Sands Oil Shipments via New...

WASHINGTON, DC, July 26, 2016 - The threat of devastating tar sands spills did not end when President Obama rejected the Keystone XL tar...