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The State of Play- 2018 Elections and the 116th Congress

As of Wednesday morning, November 7, with many races still undecided, the leadership of the House will flip to the Democrats in the 116th Congress beginning January 3, 2019, but the Senate will remain controlled by the GOP. While the election shows how divided the country still is, the House will now have subpoena power over the Trump Administration and will be able to stop almost any proposed legislation from the President. In a word, near complete gridlock and two years of intense oversight of administrative actions.

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President Signs The ‘Keep America’s Refuges Operational Act’ Into Law

Read our press release on the President signing the Keep America’s Refuges Operational Act into law after being passed by the Senate on April 9th and the House in December! 

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Dr. Jane Goodall urges Congress to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Dr. Jane Goodall has just sent a letter to Congress urging them to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Dr. Goodall has seen firsthand the destruction of habitats across the world and she implores Congress and the American people to ensure …

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The Land and Water Conservation Fund Vital in the Face of Climate Change

President Obama will be traveling to the Everglades on Wednesday to make an Earth Day announcement about efforts to combat climate change and sea level rise at four landscapes throughout the nation. While his message focuses on parks in honor …

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