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Debunking the State of the Union on Infrastructure

How about this for a disastrous trifecta? President Trump was wrong on the facts, misguided in his emphasis and avoided the real issue when he discussed infrastructure last night.

Last GOP Govt Shutdown Hurt Real People—This One Could, Too

For at least half of his presidency, Donald Trump has itched for a budget impasse to force the government to close.

We Cannot “Streamline” Our Way to New Infrastructure

Rather than address the need for dollars to build our water, transportation and other failing infrastructure, Congress blames the requirement to evaluate the environmental and community impact of a project, as the major reason for project delays.

House Committee Wants to Gut EPA

While the press concentrates on tweets and Russian assistance to the Trump campaign, the House Republicans continue their undercover assault on our environment and natural heritage.

How Can Scott Pruitt Defend Drastic Cuts to EPA’s Budget?

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has trouble telling the truth. The world saw that from his brazen attempts on TV recently to spin President Trump's withdrawal of the U.S. from the Paris climate accord. Many fact-checkers have called him out on his lies.