Thursday, January 27, 2022

Tag: Biden administration.

Biden continues drilling boom on public lands despite campaign pledge, analysis...

“The reality is that in the battle between the oil industry and Biden, the industry is winning.”

Biden administration is cracking down on corporate recidivists

The Justice Department is ramping up efforts to fight corporate crime, which is particularly bad news for repeat offenders.

Ahead of COP26, top Biden appointees pushing natural gas are undermining...

The Biden administration’s commitment to natural gas, also known as fossil gas, isn’t a commitment to reaching net-zero by 2050, says a researcher at Global Witness; it’s a promise to the oil and gas industry that they’re still in control. As a major climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, approaches, the Biden administration must urgently change course on fossil gas.

Biden admin plans major offshore wind expansion

“This is reliable, clean, renewable energy that can help support our country as we go on and provide a good future for our kids.”

Trump-era “domestic gag rule” reversed thanks to Biden administration

“The end of the Title X gag rule is a major victory for patients, access to sexual and reproductive healthcare, and health equity.”

300,000 petition signatures delivered to Senate for the protection of abortion...

“Over the past several weeks, right-wing extremists have inched us closer and closer toward a society without the precedent of Roe v. Wade.”

Nearly 18 million US adults couldn’t afford a prescription medication this...

The finding came as the Biden administration unveiled its plan to allow the government to negotiate drug prices directly with Big Pharma.

USDA makes historic increase for SNAP benefits

“A modernized Thrifty Food Plan is more than a commitment to good nutrition – it’s an investment in our nation’s health, economy, and security.”

Biden administration extends student loan moratorium

“The payment pause has been a lifeline that allowed millions of Americans to focus on their families, health, and finances instead of student loans during the national emergency.”

Progressives pressure Biden administration to extend student loan moratorium

“Let’s act NOW to protect them, before it’s too late.”

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Exploring the consequences of the urban-rural cultural divide in America

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Want to understand Manchin and Sinema?

If you want the whole answer, you need to look at the single biggest factor affecting almost all national politicians I’ve dealt with: Big egos.

Toxic forever chemicals found in almost 75 percent of stain and waterproof gear sold...

Nearly three-quarters of water- and stain-resistant products contain toxic forever chemicals, a new report has found.  Public health and...

Justice Stephen Breyer to retire from the Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer announced his retirement. After serving for 27 years, Breyer, 83, will step down from his lifetime position at the end of the term in June.

Exposing the massive hypocrisy of international insurance companies

Despite the pro-climate rhetoric of the insurance industry—and warnings by the world’s climate scientists calling for an end to fossil fuel exploration—leading...