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Tax Coalition Urges House Ways & Means Committee to Approve Release of Trump Tax...

WASHINGTON, D.C. March 28, 2017 - Members of the House Ways and Means Committee have a chance to stand up for accountability, transparency and...

After EPA Chief Denies Climate Science, Trump Attacks Clean Power Plan, Ramps up Coal

WASHINGTON, March 28, 2017 - President Donald Trump is issuing an executive order today that takes aim at the Clean Power Plan and overturns...

New Report Shows Clean Energy Employs Far More Workers than Coal, Oil & Gas

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2017 - As EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt touts a new executive order attacking the Clean Power Plan, new Sierra Club analysis...

Statement from A.G. Schneiderman on Sessions’ Sanctuary Jurisdictions

NEW YORK March 27, 2017 - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued the following statement: “Despite what Attorney General Sessions implied this afternoon, state and...

ICE Retaliation and Intimidation: Are We Seeing the Rise of a Political Police Force?

March 27, 2017 - New stories in CNN and The Daily Beast offer more chilling details about how the Trump Administration and U.S. Immigration...

Fear Is Causing Immigrants to Withdraw From Federal Food Benefit Programs

March 24, 2017 - A culture of fear fostered by the Trump administration’s immigration plan has begun to affect whether immigrants utilize their federal...

ACLU Statement on Failure to Pass AHCA

WASHINGTON March 24, 2017 - The House of Representatives today decided not to vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA). American Civil Liberties Union...

Following EO signed by Trump in Jan., State Dept. approved the Keystone XL pipeline...

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2017— Following an executive order signed by President Trump in January, the U.S. State Department approved the Keystone XL pipeline today....

Trump Administration Tries to Fast-Track Keystone XL Pipe Dream

San Francisco March 24, 2017 - The following is a statement from Earthjustice Vice President of Litigation for Climate and Energy Abigail Dillen in...

Report: Trump’s AHCA would cost Americans roughly $33 billion a year in higher out-of-pocket...

March 22, 2017 - Despite false rhetoric that current law burdens American households with high out-of-pocket costs, the replacement plan put forth by President...

On World Water Day Advocates Applaud Bill to Make Water Service Safer and More...

WASHINGTON, DC, March 22, 2017 - As the Trump administration pursues plans to gut federal regulations and encourage corporate exploitation of drinking water through...

Kaiser Family Foundation: 10 Ways Women Could Be Affected by Repeal of the Affordable...

March 22, 2017 - Repeal of the Affordable Care Act could have a profound impact on women, as the law fundamentally changed women’s health...

Charles Ornstein, ProPublica: We Fact-Checked Lawmakers’ Letters to Constituents on Health Care

March 22, 2017 - When Louisiana resident Andrea Mongler wrote to her senator, Bill Cassidy, in support of the Affordable Care Act, she wasn't...

$2,183,552: Donald Trump’s Annual Tax Cut from ACA Repeal

March 22, 2017 - The House of Representatives is preparing to vote on a health care bill that would take away insurance from 24...

Love Wins in Louisiana: Court rules that LA may not deny immigrants the right...

NEW ORLEANS, March 22, 2017 — A federal district court ruled today that the state law preventing a Louisiana man from marrying is likely...

Study: Ryancare essentially takes from the poor, the sick, the elderly and gives that...

March 22, 2017 - A new study on reforming U.S. healthcare showed that Americans believe a health insurance policy should be about 5% of...

Border Agents Need A Warrant to Search Travelers’ Phones, EFF Tells Court

RICHMOND, VA, March 20, 2017—Border agents must obtain a warrant to search travelers’ phones, tablets, and laptops, which contain a vast trove of sensitive,...

In Unprecedented Move, U.S. Fails to Show Up for Human Rights Hearing

WASHINGTON March 21, 2017 - In a surprise move, the U.S. government today refused to attend a hearing of the Inter-American Commission on Human...

AACI Opposes Trump budget cut to NIH by $6 B (19%,), a cut of...

March 20, 2017 - The Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI) expresses opposition to President Donald Trump’s proposed “skinny budget” for Fiscal Year (FY)...

AILA: Revised Muslim and Refugee Ban Halted by Federal Courts

WASHINGTON, DC, March 16, 2017 – The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) welcomed the issuance of two temporary restraining orders from the U.S. District...