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The fire that destroyed 146 homes in Weed, CA on Monday, September 15, 2014.

CD079: The June Bills

This episode highlights the laws and bills that passed the House of Representatives in June. Most of the bills this month were dedicated to cutting corporate taxes and keeping us hooked on fossil fuels. Continue reading

A small conduit hydro-electric project

CD022: Crippling the Regulators

The House passed two bills this week designed to prevent regulation enforcement; one prevents environmental reviews on certain hydro-power projects, the other prevents the National Labor Relations Board from functioning at all. Continue reading

H.R. 678: Waive Hydro-Power Projects from NEPA Act

H.R. 678: “The Bureau of Reclamation Small Conduit Hydropower Development and Rural Jobs Act” will not become law because it exempts certain hydropower project from environmental reviews.

*Get all the details in podcast episode CD022: Crippling the Regulators. Continue reading

CD014: Marching Towards Sequester

Hydropower and veterans get some love from the House this week, while churches get taxpayer money and Federal workers get screwed… again. Continue reading