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The golden age of natural gas

U.S. carbon emissions from power plants have fallen to 25-year lows.  No country is reducing its emissions faster.  Remarkably, we are doing this  while still growing our economy.  In fact, wholesale electricity prices have...

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Veteran and single father wants Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces

Like many of the nearly 3 million American servicemen and women who served since 2001 in the war zones of Iraq and Afghanistan, I returned to civilian life to work as a security officer, for low pay, no benefits and no way to fix what was wrong...

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Why the next president needs a housing policy director

Nearly every U.S. Presidential Administration in recent history has viewed housing as a fundamental plank of its core domestic agenda for one clear reason: Access to safe, affordable housing, whether owned or rented, is critical to the economic...

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