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By Rep. Frank D. Lucas
By Rep. John Shimkus
By Rep. Daniel Lipinski
By Rep. Anna G. Eshoo
By Sen. Dianne Feinstein
By Linda Reinstein
By Dean Zerbe
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By Tom Martin
By Karen S. Evans
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By Mike Matz
By Clara Kim
Now that the Environmental Protection Agency’s historic Clean Power Plan has been finalized and officially printed in the Federal Register, big polluters and their allies in Congress are moving beyond their “sky is falling” campaign to active legal and legislative maneuvers to stall state implementation of the CPP.
“Social media is the ultimate equalizer. It gives a voice and a platform to anyone willing to engage.” That statement by Internet entrepreneur Amy Jo Martin has profound implications in a democracy. Prior to the introduction of the Internet, the process of engaging elected officials was viewed as cumbersome and intimidating, perhaps only available to wealthy campaign donors. New research by the Congressional Management Foundation suggests that social media, “the ultimate equalizer,” perhaps has the potential to influence that dynamic even more.
By David Kendall and Jackie Stewart
The Congressional Budget Office just estimated that the federal budget deficit would reach $425 billion this year. That’s an additional $1,300 of debt for each American man, woman and child.
By Christine Harbin
The Department of Homeland Security recently announced which states would be granted an extension to comply with the REAL ID Act, a 2005 antiterrorism law aimed at improving the security of driver’s licenses.
The high-speed data connectivity of 3G networks launched the smartphone revolution, and the step up to 4G put an incredible wealth of high-bandwidth applications — from video and navigation to health tracking — into our hands. The United States has been at forefront of these developments, reaping enormous economic and social benefits.