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Ban Mule-Drawn Carriage Rides in New Orleans

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Source Their Turn
By Donny Moss

Will the death of mule on the street during rush hour finally bring attention to the plight of the beasts of burden who pull 9-person carriages in the hot and chaotic streets of New Orleans? 424 more words

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SCE/CEP Event with the Bipartisan Policy Center

Here is a link for the next SCE/CEP event with the Bipartisan Policy Center for the public event on Nuclear Waste and California.  Event takes place on January 27, from 6 pm to 9:30 pm at the San Juan Capistrano Community Center, 25925 Camino Del Avion, SJC, CA. 252 more words


Action Alert: Virginians for Responsible Gun Laws

Dear Supporters,

Virginians for Responsible Gun Laws would like to offer our sincere thanks to everyone who promoted and attended the Vigil & Advocacy Day at the State Capitol in Richmond on Martin Luther King, Jr. 281 more words


Natural Gas Pipeline Opposition in New Jersey

Understanding Natural Gas Pipeline Approvals and the Importance of Fact-Based, Stakeholder Participation in Scoping and Environmental Evaluations

FERC’s Jurisdiction and Economic Considerations

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) serves the mission of “assist consumers in obtaining reliable, efficient, and sustainable energy services at a reasonable cost through appropriate regulatory and market means.” ( 6,136 more words

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Democratic Legislators Hold Press Conference on Keeping Virginia Communities Safe


January 18, 2015

CONTACT: Morgan Finkelstein, morgan@vademocrats.org

RICHMOND — Democratic legislators will hold a press conference TOMORROW, January 19th, to highlight the need to pass common-sense gun safety proposals outlined by Governor McAuliffe and other efforts to keep Virginia communities safe. 82 more words


#GOP to Give Elizabeth Warren's Consumer Protection Agency the Darrell Issa Treatment

By Erika Eichelberger

Ever since Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) helped get the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau off the ground in 2010, Republicans have been trying to shut it down. 159 more words


GOP launches a direct attack on seniors, disabled Americans and the Social Security trust fund

And yet, on the very first day that the new larger House Republican majority got to work, it made a move that could mean some 11 million people who receive Social Security disability benefits will see their lifeline benefits cut by 20% in 2016—or even cuts to Social Security retirement benefits for everyone. 153 more words