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As recession fears mount, eyes turn to the American consumer 10.3.2020 LA Times: Business

As political leaders grapple with how to address the economic fallout, success may ultimately come down to one factor: the American consumer.

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The Oregon GOP’s Favorite Anti-Environment Group Is Awash in Racism and Violent Threats 6.3.2020 Mother Jones
On Thursday afternoon, the Democratic leadership that controls both houses of Oregon’s legislature conceded that their Republican colleagues who had staged a walkout were not going to return and decided to formally adjourn the current session. It was only the latest such confrontation taking place over the last year that has repeatedly brought the state’s politics to […]
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Colorado Democrats want to reduce plastic use but differ on how 2.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
House Democrats are optimistic their bills will pass both chambers because they create statewide guidelines and address industry concerns about not creating a patchwork quilt of different regulations across the state.
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Trump’s Environmental Rollbacks Are Deeply Unpopular With Swing Voters 29.2.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Grist and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. It may be hard to tell, but in between jabs at climate science, federal science agencies, and stalwart environmental regulations, President Trump has been trying to position himself as an environmentalist. The president’s efforts to green his image […]
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Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of Feb. 17-23 23.2.2020 Denver Post: Local
The Denver Post's most important stories from the past week, with a special focus on the story we've decided should lead our Sunday newspaper.
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Presidential primary: Where do the remaining Democrats stand on the environment? 23.2.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
A look at where the candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination stand on climate change, the environment and public lands.
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The Sunrise Movement Is Taking the Fight to Big Oil’s Home Turf 15.2.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Sunrise Movement, the youth campaign behind the Green New Deal, called 25,000 Iowans and persuaded 7,000 to sign pledges to vote for the candidate who advocated the most ambitious plan for rapidly lowering planet-heating emissions along with guaranteeing federal […]
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Policy News: February 11, 2020 11.2.2020 EcoTone
In This Issue: White House Seeks Cuts to NSF, Other Science and Environmental Programs NSF receives a seven percent cut. Trump Administration Formally Proposes Weakening the Migratory Bird Treaty Act Proposed rule would prevent U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from fining companies that accidentally kill birds. Graphic: Administration Narrows Definition of Protected Waters A graphic ...
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Some Midwest farmers see hope in Democrats' climate platforms 7.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
A small group of farmers in Iowa believe they’ve influenced the field of Democratic presidential candidates to focus more on climate change and how agriculture can be part of the solution to global warming.
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Jessica Cisneros Could Be the Next AOC. (But Don’t Tell Her That.) 21.1.2020 Mother Jones
Jessica Cisneros needed to find a dentist. When she decided to challenge Texas Rep. Henry Cuellar in the upcoming Democratic primary, Cisneros quit her job and moved back in with her parents in Laredo to save money. She’d bought her own insurance plan after turning 26 last May, but it didn’t include dental, and she […]
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Q&A: Pete Buttigieg on the monumental task of cleaning up Trump's mess 21.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

In a meeting with the L.A. Times editorial board, Mayor Pete Buttigieg talks about Iran, climate change and if America is ready for a gay president.

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“For Him to Endorse Her Is Huge for Me”: These Voters Liked Warren Last Night. They Loved Castro. 9.1.2020 Mother Jones
“I’m undocumented and unafraid,” exclaimed Jonathan Jayes-Green from the stage of Kings Theater in Brooklyn Tuesday night. Jayes-Green, the National Latinx Outreach Director for Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign, was onstage to help introduce someone that many had come to see that night: Obama’s former HUD Secretary Julián Castro. It was Castro’s first campaign […]
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Top 10 Colorado politics stories of 2019: From our would-be presidents to bomb cyclones 30.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
People across the country eyed Coloradans’ decisions in 2019, moving the state’s local politics to the national level.
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Impeachment timeline: From early calls to a full House vote 17.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
As the House prepares to debate two articles of impeachment against President Trump Wednesday, a look back at how Congress got here.
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Policy News: December 3, 2019 4.12.2019 EcoTone
The Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award Applications are now being accepted. ESA is now accepting applications for its 2020 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award. Offered each year, this award gives graduate students an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC for science policy training with opportunities to meet with lawmakers on Capitol ...
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Newsletter: What will Sondland say? 20.11.2019 LA Times: Nation

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES What Will Sondland Say?

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Why Did Lindsey Graham Join a Climate Group? 17.11.2019 Mother Jones
This piece originally appeared in Grist and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Congress has long been a place where climate policy goes to die. That could soon change, and not only because there’s an election coming up in less than a year. A new bipartisan climate caucus has formed in the Senate. It’s similar to […]
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Facing opposition from left, Democrats fuel impeachment mania 9.11.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Facing opposition from left, Democrats fuel impeachment mania
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US Climate Action: A Week of Hope Amidst Despair 9.11.2019 WRI Stories
US Climate Action: A Week of Hope Amidst Despair Comments|Add Comment|PrintWRI CEO and President Andrew Steer and other members of the CEO Climate Dialogue meet with senators, November 5, 2019. Photo by Sen. Lisa Murkowski/Twitter */ Darkening Days This week began badly with the Trump administration announcement formally withdrawing the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change. This decision shows a stunning disregard not only for science but also economics. It’s driven by... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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U.S. House passes bill to protect 400,000 Colorado acres 31.10.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The U.S. House voted Thursday to approve the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act, a large public lands bill that protects 400,000 acres in Colorado from further development.
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