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Key House Democrat Eyes Bill To Advance Progressive Regulatory Reform

July 05, 2019
A key House Democrat plans to introduce legislation to advance a progressive regulatory reform agenda that includes neutralizing “corporate capture” at EPA and other agencies, aiming to start debate on a counterpoint to GOP and industry calls for regulatory reform bills that might hinder efforts to pursue novel environmental policies. Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), who co-chairs the Congressional Progressive Caucus, told a June 24 briefing in Washington, D.C., hosted by the pro-regulatory Coalition for Sensible Safeguards that she plans to...

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