As residents of southwest Pennsylvania face a wave of cancer cases that many believe could be related to environmental impacts produced by the region’s extensive fracking operations, numerous local elected officials have close ties to – and are personally invested in – the fracking industry, raising concerns over whether these conflicts could hamper their ability to adequately protect residents in their districts.
A well-funded network, with the billionaire Walton family at its center, is driving the school privatization agenda that striking teachers in Little Rock, Arkansas are up against.
Tax break for mixed-use development has been abused to force property owners and renters to pay taxes for luxury lofts
Striking teachers are demanding better conditions for their whole community instead of billionaire handouts.
La carga del nuevo plan de ajuste de Puerto Rico recaerá sobre los retirados, mientras los bonistas de Wall Street ganarán cientos de millones.
Retirees will bear the brunt of Puerto Rico’s new debt adjustment plan with new pension cuts, while Wall Street bondholders will rake in hundreds of millions.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam just appointed a top Dominion PR director as his new communications chief – continuing the revolving door between the powerful utility and state governments.
Billionaire oilman Tim Dunn is financing the far-right Empower Texans – and worker pension funds and university endowments across the U.S. are unwittingly investing in his fossil fuel business operations.
Jon Williams is hailed as a green energy hero, but he is not the environmental champion his public image portrays
Nearly 50,000 GM workers are striking for better pay and job security as executives and financiers benefit from record profits.
Top Wall Street leaders who profit off of everything from fossil fuels to widespread austerity are set to hobnob with Mike Pence at a major financial conference.
The fossil fuel industry is already pouring money into the Trump 2020 campaign. But some Democrats are also taking oil and gas donations.
Just days before their CEOs pledged to work for all Americans, a dozen major corporations sent lobbyist to ALEC’s annual retreat to work in secret with lawmakers on bills to promote fossil fuels and bust unions.