Dodging Taxes, Paying CEOs Millions

To dodge taxes, 32 firms abandoned America and moved to other countries. They also paid their CEOs $439 million in 2013.

Does Fracking Have Us Drinking Diesel?

Oil and gas companies are not obtaining required permits to use diesel fuel when fracking, putting our water at risk.

A Taxing Double Standard

Americans with troubled mortgages are penalized while scofflaw banks enjoy tax breaks after paying fines for wrongdoing.

Smoking Out Health Hazards of E-Cigarettes

The World Health Organization recently called on countries to protect the public from e-cigarette hazards.

Voices of the Unemployed

Stories from across the nation show why emergency unemployment insurance must be extended.

TAFTA Resources

Find fact sheets and other resources on the Trans-Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA) and its threats to our health, safety, and democracy.

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Sep 12, 2014

Unfinished Business in the 113th Congress: Whose Interests are Your Representatives Working For?

Champions in Congress are pushing for bills that would help millions of people, but industry lobbyists and their allies in ...

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Sep 10, 2014

Cooking the Books on the Costs of Rules

As part of the ongoing national effort by some in the business community and their allies in Congress to attack standards and safeguards, a report released today by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) provides a ...

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Sep 8, 2014

Tracking Toxic Trains in California and Boosting Federal Safeguards

The oil boom in North Dakota's Bakken region has led to more crude oil being transported by train throughout the country and, consequently, a rise in oil train accidents. On ...

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Sep 8, 2014

BP "Grossly Negligent" in 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

On Sept. 4, a federal district court in Louisiana ruled that BP’s “gross negligence” and “willful misconduct” resulted in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion that killed 11 workers ...

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Resources & Research

The Benefits of Public Protections: Ten Rules That Save Lives and Protect the Environment

This report examines the public health, worker safety, and environmental benefits projected from ten ...

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The Bridge to Prosperity: Reverse Reckless Cuts, Restore Our Infrastructure, and Revive Jobs

The United States is facing a growing infrastructure crisis and a lingering jobs crisis. Most ...

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The Disappearing Corporate Tax Base: How to Reclaim Lost Tax Revenue to Rebuild State Budgets

American states and cities and the people who live in them are hurting. States and cities ...

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Making the Grade: Access to Information Scorecard 2014

A building block of American democracy is the idea that as citizens, we have a right to information about how our government works and what it does in our name. The Freedom ...

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