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November 19, 2014 | Reference

American Opportunity Carbon Fee Act: Bill Text

U.S. Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Brian Schatz (D-HI) unveiled the American Opportunity Carbon Fee Act to reduce climate pollution by charging a fee for each ton of carbon emissions.

September 19, 2014 | Feature

Leveling the Playing Fields for Farmworkers

In a Q&A interview, Legislative Representative Andrea Delgado shares how her early introduction to politics and ease among unfamiliar audiences serve her well in advocating on Capitol Hill for stronger environmental health regulations for all people.

August 19, 2014 | Blog Post

When Lobbying is a Good Thing

Lobbying is the act of attempting to influence decisions made by officials in the government. There is bad lobbying and, as I learned, there is good.