Can Revolution Take Root In Rhode Island?
A new progressive movement wants to take on the state’s powerful political machinery — but they can’t agree on how.
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Also, climate organizers are tackling fossil fuels at the state level, New York could get a new offshore wind farm, and an Ohio court rejects undemocratic legislative maps.
Protecting Homes From The Next Climate Firestorm
Improved wildfire building codes are protecting homes in California, and could soon come to Colorado.
Pete Buttigieg’s Dark Money Donors
A dark money group started by the 2020 presidential hopeful hasn’t disclosed its donors as promised.
YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: Coal Miners Want Build Back Better
Also: The Biden administration extends the pause on student loan repayments, and New York City is banning fossil fuels in new buildings.
Pipeline Giant Seeks Jackpot Before Climate Cataclysm
A fossil fuel behemoth is citing the climate crisis it is intensifying as rationale to jack up consumer prices.
How Dark Money Bought A Supreme Court Seat
While Justice Amy Barrett feigned ignorance of dark money, new documents show that cash bankrolled her Supreme Court nomination.
Worker Protection Bill Blocked Before Tornado Disaster
Lawmakers and corporate lobbyists stymied legislation to protect employees’ jobs when they flee an unsafe workplace.
Hochul Kills Hope For Utility Consumer Advocate
New York remains one of the few states left without an independent office to fight for ratepayers’ rights.