Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid are still the chief drivers of our future debt. But Republicans aren't touching them.
Department of Energy
The Trump administration briefly liberalized dishwasher standards, but the Biden administration quickly reimposed the old rules.
The Department of Energy's new energy efficiency rule drags us back to the dark days of 2013, when showers were allowed to emit no more than 2.5 gallons of water a minute.
Donald Trump legalized energy-hungry short-cycle dishwashers. The current administration is undoing that progress.
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They give an edge to big companies that have no problems accessing capital and whose executives are often well-connected with politicians.
Trump Slashed Regulations That Stopped Americans From Having a Good Shower. Biden Is Bringing Them Back.
Environmentalists criticized Trump's reforms for wasting water, while showerhead manufacturers worried the deregulation would subject them to more foreign competition.
Campaign promises about green energy often obscure real-world constraints.
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You might finally be able to buy a dishwasher that gets the job done, unless Joe Biden changes the rules again.
Some 70,000 metric tons to nuclear waste is still sitting at nuclear power plants
Trump won't be able to make "deals" with every company that seeks to relocate because of onerous federal regulations. Here's why Carrier nearly left.
Former Texas governor supported taxpayer-funded slush funds for favored businesses, including some that went bankrupt.
Reform or just substituting fossil fuel crony capitalism for Obama's renewable energy crony capitalism?
"Ponzi scheme" or the end of Peak Oil?
Not an investment in the future but in people who know the right politicians
Hopefully they will not be dropped on Japan
Agreement part of waiver of some previous loan requirements