Protecting Homes From The Next Climate Firestorm
Improved wildfire building codes are protecting homes in California, and could soon come to Colorado.
Big Oil's California Connection
State insurance commissioner Ricardo Lara has taken campaign money and gifts from fossil fuel interests and “done almost nothing” to address climate change.
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.
“It’s Time To Get Back To The Office”
Facing a primary challenger and courting real estate interests, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul is pushing to end remote work.
“Everyone Gets Rich... Except The People Who Put Money In.”
Ohio retirees and whistleblowers are on the verge of exposing how hedge funds and private equity firms are abusing workers’ retirement savings.
“Trump Zombie Sale” Threatens Montana National Forest
The Biden administration is continuing a forest-clearing plan that endangers old-growth trees and grizzly habitat.
California Dems Waver On Rejecting Special Interest Cash
California Democratic party leaders delayed a vote on banning donations from police and fossil fuel interests.
Black Community Group Fights Redevelopment Of South LA Community Hub
A developer known for building high-end housing has bought the iconic Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, sparking fears of unwanted gentrification.
“It’s Going To Spill”
On the ground with water protectors fighting the construction of the Line 3 tar sands pipeline in Minnesota.