government policy

Walmart Boycott Over Climate Change Looming . . . Or Not

Walmart is setting itself up for a boycott over its position on climate change and the Clean Power Plan rollback, but the chances…

U.S. Health Care Still Stands At A Dangerous Crossroad

Even though the Republican American Health Care Act (AHCA) has been withdrawn, Americans' access to affordable health care remains vulnerable.

Finally: Flint’s Lead-Tainted Water Pipes Will Be Replaced by 2020

After nearly three years, Flint and Michigan lawmakers inked a deal to address the city's water crisis. But they didn't explain why it…

This Component of Trump’s Climate Order Could Do the Most Damage

U.S. President Donald Trump's latest executive order guts environmental regulations passed under his predecessor, including a rule that requires government agencies to account…

On Climate Change, America Is Less Divided Than We Think

Seventy-five percent of Americans want carbon dioxide regulated as a pollutant, according to a nationwide survey conducted by the Yale Program on Climate…

Rolling Back the Clean Power Plan Will Hurt U.S. Jobs, Competitiveness

Donald Trump promised to be “the greatest jobs president that God has ever created.” That won’t happen by rolling back policies like the…

Coal Executive to Trump: You Can’t Bring Mining Jobs Back

One of the coal sector’s most strident generals, Murray Energy founder and CEO Robert Murray, said the president should “temper” expectations about how…

The Other Shoe Drops: Trump Signs Executive Order Gutting Environmental Protections

Today U.S. President Donald Trump set in motion a reversal of support for environmental protection, climate and earth science, and basic energy research.…

Trump Nullifies Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Rule For Federal Contractors

This week incoming President Donald Trump signed a bill into law that essentially rolls back an Obama-era rule requiring companies to disclose labor…

Public Lands Can Survive Political Headwinds with Corporate Investment

Valuing federal properties beyond their timber -- and attracting funding sources for sustainable management -- could be key to paying for healthy forest…

A More Equitable Economy Exists Right Next Door

In Quebec, Canada, co-ops and nonprofit businesses account for 8 to 10 percent of GDP.

Economic, Political Fallout From North Carolina’s ‘Bathroom Bill’ Continues One Year Later

A year has passed since HB-2, or the "bathroom bill," passed both houses of North Carolina’s state legislature during a special session. Despite…

Advocates Prepare For Court Battle As Trump Moves Keystone XL Forward

On Friday, U.S. President Donald Trump and the State Department issued the go-ahead for the Keystone XL pipeline. They received terse rebuke from…

Trump’s $3 Million Weekend Getaways: When is the Cost of a Presidential Vacation Too Much?

U.S. President Donald Trump's weekly flights to Florida and Virginia, combined with the dizzying cost of security for the first lady in New…

3p Weekend: 7 Companies Led By Refugees

From Fortune 500 companies to trendy startups, these seven corporate stories show what's possible when countries take a chance on people fleeing violence…