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Did climate change make recent extreme storms worse?

Did climate change make recent extreme storms worse?

Published by PBS NewsHour. MILES O’BRIEN: And the Associated Press now confirms that the death toll from Harvey has risen to 12. But as we focus on Texas and Louisiana, nature is ...

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How Has the CFPB Helped Consumers?

How Has the CFPB Helped Consumers?

Published by Frontier Group. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has helped consumers reclaim billions of dollars lost through unfair financial practices. As of the end of 20 ...

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Trump’s Executive Order Will Make America Flood Again (and Again and Again)

Trump’s Executive Order Will Make America Flood Again (and Again and Again)

Published by Union of Concerned Scientists. On August 15, Trump signed an executive order, repealing an Obama-era executive order that updated the Federal Flood Risk Management St ...

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New Rip Off Clause Rule

New Rip Off Clause Rule

On July 10, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced a new rule to ban companies from using mandatory arbitration clauses to deny groups of people their day ...

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Norfolk family says when it rains, it floods to the point they can’t leave the house

Norfolk family says when it rains, it floods to the point they can’t leave the house

  Published by WKTR (video available) NORFOLK, Va. - The Treadways are treading through water almost every time it rains, just to get in and out of their home. Even if it's j ...

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CBPP: Analyzing the Senate GOP Health Bill

CBPP: Analyzing the Senate GOP Health Bill

For more images and links, click here for the original post by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. The Senate Republican bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would ...

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State says Senate health plan puts Virginia at disadvantage, ‘harsher’ than House proposal

State says Senate health plan puts Virginia at disadvantage, ‘harsher’ than House proposal

Published by Richmond Times-Dispatch. Virginia legislative budget leaders had a quick response to a new health care plan proposed by Republicans in the U.S. Senate — please don’t ...

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Gov. McAuliffe is on target with clean energy goals

Gov. McAuliffe is on target with clean energy goals

Published by the Virginian-Pilot. During my time as commander of Air Combat Command headquartered at Langley Air Force Base, I often reflected on my earlier years as a young squad ...

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Cuts to ACA protested

Cuts to ACA protested

Published by Chatham Star-Tribune. The Danville Chapter of Virginia Organizing held a public demonstration against proposed cuts to the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid on Saturda ...

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Governor McAuliffe Announces More Than $83 Million for Criminal Justice Programs Throughout the Commonwealth

Governor McAuliffe Announces More Than $83 Million for Criminal Justice Programs Throughout the Commonwealth

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced $83.3 million in grants to provide support – in some cases the only support – for essential programs and services across the cr ...

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