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Analysis: Trump’s infrastructure plan not a simple public-private partnership, and won’t lead to much...

Nov. 22, 2016 - President-elect Donald Trump has indicated that one of his first priorities will be a plan to boost infrastructure investment. Normally,...

Ed. Sec. King Sends Letter to States Calling for End to Corporal Punishment in...

Nov. 22, 2016 - U.S. Education Secretary John B. King Jr. sent a letter today urging state leaders to end the use of corporal...

Holocaust Museum Condemns Hateful Rhetoric at White Nationalist Conference in D.C.

WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 21, 2016 – The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is deeply alarmed at the hateful rhetoric at a conference of white...

Reminders Why Palin Would be a Terrible Interior Secretary

Washington, DC November 22, 2016 - With Sarah Palin’s name being floated as a potential Secretary of the Interior in a Trump administration, Public...

WI Federal Court Strikes Down Partisan Gerrymander, Adopts Groundbreaking Legal Standard

WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 21, 2016 – A three-judge panel in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin today struck down Wisconsin’s...

Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma Files Suit to Protect Lands and Water from Illegal Gas...

TULSA, OK, Nov. 21, 2016 - Friday, the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma, and tribal member Walter Echo-Hawk, filed suit against the United States Bureau...

House, Senate Leaders Urged to Strengthen Congressional Ethics Rules for 115th Congress

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2016 – Today, a coalition of watchdog groups and congressional scholars urged House and Senate leaders from both parties to strengthen...

With Trump’s election’ it will be possible for states to choose to become pollution...

Nov. 21, 2016 - No one has to convince Tuere Brown that climate change is real. Like many of her neighbors, Brown has grown...

Non-violent Water Protectors attacked with tear gas, water canons, mace, rubber bullets, sound cannons...

CANNON BALL, ND, Nov 21, 2016 - On November 20th at approximately 6PM CST over 100 Water Protectors from the Oceti Sakowin and Sacred...

U.S. Court of Appeals Says Local Governments Can Prohibit GE Crops

Honolulu November 21, 2016 - Friday, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued its decisions on whether federal and Hawai‘i...

Voters’ grades for how Trump conducted himself during campaign the lowest for any winning...

WASHINGTON, D.C. Nov. 21, 2016 – For most voters, the 2016 presidential campaign was one to forget. In a new national survey by Pew...

Rep. Ruben Gallego: Warns Against Normalizing Donald Trump (VIDEO)

Nov. 18, 2016 - In a must-watch House floor speech yesterday, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) warned against normalizing Donald Trump following his Presidential victory,...

Congresswoman Clark introduces bill to ensure President-elect addresses conflicts of interest

WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 21, 2016 - Congresswoman Katherine Clark has introduced legislation to ensure that U.S. Presidents are required to resolve any conflicts of...

Judge Dismisses Trumped-Up Felony Charges Against 15 Water Protectors at Standing Rock

BISMARCK, ND November 18, 2016 - On Thursday, Burleigh County Judge Cynthia Feland dismissed felony charges against 15 Water Protectors arrested on October 27...

Statement by A.G. Schneiderman on $25 Million Settlement Reached in Trump University Case

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2016 – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued the following statement on the $25 million settlement agreement reached in Trump...

Obama administration closes Arctic Ocean to future risky and reckless drilling

WASHINGTON, DC Nov. 18, 2016 -  – Today, President Obama and his administration made an announcement about future drilling in America’s Arctic Ocean. The...

Rep. Gutiérrez & Colleagues Call On President Obama to Protect DREAMers

WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 18, 2016 - Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL) joined Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) in releasing a letter they...

Park Service Myopic Drive for Politically Correct Science

Washington, DC November 17, 2016 - The National Park Service has unveiled a comprehensive stewardship guide full of lofty terms, crammed into a mish-mash...

Terry Tempest Williams & Brooke Williams appeal to Interior Board of Land Appeals over...

Castle Valley, Utah November 17, 2016 - Today, on behalf of Terry Tempest Williams and Brooke Williams, the Western Environmental Law Center administratively challenged...

Badger-Two Medicine: Too Sacred to Drill

WASHINGTON, D.C. November 16, 2016 - Today, the US Department of the Interior and Devon Energy announced retirement of more than 32,000 acres of...