Take Action on Gun Reform

Another 17 people – most of whom were children – were murdered this week. The mass shooting took place at a school in Parkland, Florida. Now is the time to take action to prevent another tragedy. You can read about the victims and their unfulfilled promise here (NYTimes), here (CNN), or here (Time). To read…

How California is Stopping Offshore Drilling

On Wednesday, California moved to defy the White House by blocking offshore drilling. The state used multiple levers to pit itself against the federal government. In doing so, they also provided a guide to other states on how to push back on fossil fuel development. This is significant because clean energy’s inevitable rise will disrupt…

Weekly Wrap 2/4/18: Nunes Memo, Amtrak and Nassar

The week began with word of Congressman Devin Nunes’s memo perhaps being released. Over the course of the week, the simmering news story became headline news as the FBI, Department of Justice, Democrats, Republicans and Fox News elevated its importance to dizzying proportions. Republicans claimed the memo would show corruption within the intelligence community. The…