Public Interest Groups Challenge Trump’s “2-for-1” Regulatory Rollback Directive

Here's an example of how environmental groups are using our federal courts to fight the Trump regulatory rollback agenda.  NRDC and the Communications Workers of America have sued to overturn E.O. 13771 - the "2 for 1" directive. This Executive Order requires that each new regulation must be accompanied by the removal of two regulations  …

Trump’s budget calls for hits on federal employee retirement programs (in addition to staffing cuts)

Yesterday's Washington Post offered some insights into the Trump Administration's plans to reduce earnings for federal workers - both present and past. (Article links below.) Perhaps only the heartlessness the president’s budget demonstrates for the poor, the hungry and the sick exceeds the billionaire’s absence of empathy for the federal employees who serve them... [it] would …

Talking points: {Dis}HONEST Act and the EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act

We should tell our Senators to oppose a pair of bills aimed at crippling EPA. Both have already passed the House. If they pass the Senate, their effect will be felt long after the Trump Administration is history. (1) The HONEST Act would prevent EPA from using sound science making decisions about how to best …