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Big Labor Said To Exploit ‘Weakness’ In State Laws Despite High Court Ruling On Dues

September 9, 2019 by

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By Kevin Mooney ~ Labor unions are working with allies in state legislatures to counteract a Supreme Court ruling that invalidated mandatory union dues and fees for government employees, according to a new report from a free-market think tank. In June 2018, the high court ruled that “agency shop” laws requiring nonunion government employees to […]

Nurses Union That Backs ‘Medicare For All’ Prevails At This Hospital

August 28, 2019 by

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By Kevin Mooney ~ MIDDLETOWN, Pennsylvania—Not every nurse at St. Mary Medical Center supports “Medicare for All” or the political goals of Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. But every nurse at that Bucks County hospital soon will pay dues to a labor union that has backed Sanders and government-run health care, now that a majority of […]

Big Donors Pave Youth Group’s ‘Road’ To Green New Deal

April 12, 2019 by

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By Kevin Mooney ~ A self-described army of young people devoted to climate change activism are taking their show on the road to build support for national Democrats’ Green New Deal and to counter business interests that favor fossil fuel use. The Sunrise Movement first attracted media attention when hundreds of its followers organized sit-ins […]

Lindsey Graham Credits Trump For ‘Tough’ Leadership

March 1, 2019 by

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By Kevin Mooney ~ When President Donald Trump first entered the Oval Office two years ago, Sen. Lindsey Graham was a little reticent to give him his phone number. “President Trump and I did not start well,” the South Carolina Republican said in remarks Thursday to hundreds of conservative activists. “But now I’ve given him […]

Weather Forecasters Warn Of Impending Danger As US Climate Skeptics Upend UN Climate Summit

December 28, 2018 by

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By Kevin Mooney ~ KATOWICE, Poland—TV weather forecasters who understand the potential dangers of climate change are well-positioned to educate the public and spur them to take action, participants said in a panel discussion at the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change held here earlier this month. […]

Carbon Dioxide Emissions Dip Slightly In Trump’s First Year, EPA Says

October 18, 2018 by

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By Kevin Mooney ~ Greenhouse gas emissions have declined across multiple sectors since President Donald Trump has been in office, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday. The EPA collects emissions data from industrial sources on an annual basis. Those sources include power plants, oil and gas production plants, refining facilities, iron mills, steel mills, and […]

Trump Administration’s Fuel Economy Proposal Bucks California In Bid To Spur New Car Purchases

August 3, 2018 by

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By Kevin Mooney ~ American consumers who want safe, affordable vehicles will find new models with improved technology becoming less costly if a federal rule amending standards for fuel economy and emissions goes into effect, Trump administration officials said Thursday in announcing the proposal. California has been permitted to set its own auto emissions standards […]